Real Estate and Construction

Our team provides a wide range of real estate services, including assisting in real estate transactions, preparing and overseeing complex real estate projects, advising on the use of land plots of various categories, urban planning, provision of infrastructure facilities, as well as environmental legislation.

We are equally effective in handling assignments related to both simple leasing and the full support of large development projects. Working closely with lawyers from other practice groups, we provide comprehensive advice that takes into account all legal aspects of our clients’ projects, namely:

  • Assisting transactions related to the acquisition and sale of real estate
  • Conducting due diligence of land plots of various categories
  • Advising on contractor agreements concluded both under Russian law and foreign law
  • Handling complexly structured rental transactions
  • Negotiating with regulatory authorities, as well as challenging their actions in situations that are unfavorable for clients
  • Advising on obtaining the necessary construction permits and approvals
  • Representing our clients in disputes related to real estate objects
  • Supporting real estate financing transactions
  • Advising on all issues related to the formation of land plots, their division, consolidation and change of their boundaries
  • Advising on urban planning regulations, including amendments to urban planning documentation
  • Advising on all aspects of public-private partnerships (PPP)
  • Advising on the implementation of projects for integrated land development (ILD), greenfield and brownfield projects
  • Advising on large-scale investment projects (LIP)
Key contacts

Yury Pugach

Co-Managing Partner, Attorney at law, Head of Dispute Resolution


Nikita Butenko

Partner, Real Estate and M&A