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Lidings to advise EU Delegation on a real estate acquisition in Moscow

The European External Actions Service (EEAS), represented by the Head of the Delegation of European Union to Russia, has engaged Lidings as external legal counsel for advising on a potential acquisition of immovable property in Moscow. The firm’s appointment was confirmed in an official letter from the Head of EU Delegation to Russia Vygaudas Usackas to Lidings’ partner Sergey Patrakeev.

Lidings offers legal advice on all regulatory aspects of real estate transactions and construction projects. The team advises major international companies and corporations, helping clients to establish legislative and financial frameworks for their real estate transactions and ensure successful representation in disputes. Lidings also offers legal advice in relation to office, retail, residential, warehouse, industrial development, and infrastructure projects.

“Our real estate and construction practice holds leading positions in professional legal rankings in Russia and abroad”, commented the firm’s partner Sergey Patrakeev. “We are immensely proud to become the counsel of choice to the EU Delegation in Russia and consider this engagement as yet another sign of recognition of our expertise in the field”, he added.

Sergey Patrakeev specializes in advising foreign business on all aspects of corporate law and acts as a legal expert in projects connected with real estate and construction in Russia. His experience includes advising a major Scandinavian provider of packaging solutions Tetra Pak on restructuring of its land assets in the Moscow region; advising a leading Finnish construction equipment manufacturer Pekkaniska on relocation of its warehouse facilities in Saint-Petersburg; advising a leading German energy equipment manufacturer on implementation of its investment project for modernization of a Russian steel plant; advising a major retail chain on network expansion in Moscow; as well as a number of other high-profile projects.

For a detailed description of services offered by Lidings’ real estate and construction practice please see the brochure.

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