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Alexey Nikitin

Specialist Partner

St. Petersburg

Specialist Partner, St. Petersburg

Tel. +7 812 335 22 20
Fax +7 812 335 22 21
Mob. +7 921 934 10 63

Assistant Irina Philippova
Tel. +7 921 951 39 16
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Alexey Nikitin

Alexey Nikitin is a Specialist Partner and Head of the Transactions & Corporate Law Practice at Borenius Russia.

Alexey advises on local and cross-border M&A transactions, including legal due diligence, and also provides antimonopoly advice. His experience includes various projects relating to the establishment, disposal and liquidation of businesses in Russia. He also specializes in corporate law (corporate restructurings, joint ventures, and corporate compliance).

Alexey also assists international and domestic companies on local and cross–border real estate investment projects (including green– and brownfield developments), and project financing transactions, including warranty obligations.

RANKINGS

BEST LAWYERS
  • Corporate Law (2016 – 2020)
  • Construction Law (2017 – 2020)
  • Planning (2018 – 2020)
  • M&A (2019, 2020)
  • Real Estate Law (2020)
LEGAL 500
  • Corporate / M&A: St Petersburg and elsewhere (Tier 2: 2018, 2019)

Legal 500 | 2018
“Specialist partner Alexey Nikitin advises on joint ventures, group structuring and corporate and contract law, and ‘promptly understands the substance of the matter and clients’ goals’.”

IFLR 1000 | 2019
“Alexey Nikitin has a high level of empathy (more than business approach), enabling him to promptly understand the goals and the substance of the matter. Further, he is almost perfect in managing any professional legal challenge that he may face. Finally, besides the professional skills, he is great at being responsive to any queries and managing the processes to deliver the best quality service in due time.”

CAREER

  • Specialist Partner, Borenius Russia, 2018 – Present
  • Counsel, Borenius Russia, 2015 – 2018
  • Senior Associate, Borenius Russia, 2013 – 2015
  • Senior Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, St. Petersburg, 2012 – 2013
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, St. Petersburg, 2009 – 2011
  • Associate, Capital Legal Services, St. Petersburg, 2008 – 2009
  • Junior Associate, Capital Legal Services, St. Petersburg, 2006 – 2008
  • Intern, Thomas Kluth und von Zech, Hamburg, Germany, 2004

EDUCATION

  • University of Michigan, American Institute for Legal Education, International Business Negotiations, 2008, USA
  • St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Law,  2006, Russia

LANGUAGES

  • Russian, English

MEMBERSHIPS

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association