VLADISLAV LURYE

CO-MANAGING PARTNER
Education: The University of Manchester (taught at the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences), LL.M, 2003. Kemerovo State University, Faculty of Law, 2000

Work experience: prior to forming Norland Legal Vladislav headed the legal department of the largest Russian mezzanine investment fund, for three years. In addition, Vladislav has 10 years of experience with major Russian banks, such as, Rosbank, VTB, Moscow Credit Bank (MCB). The total amount of mezzanine and equity finance transactions which Vladislav successfully closed in recent years exceeds $600 mln.

Specialization: private equity, venture capital, mezzanine finance, fund formation, M&A

Fluent in: Russian, English

lurye@lch.legal +7 (495) 255 33 50


 

ANDREI CHUMAKOV

CO-MANAGING PARTNER
Education: Russian State Social University, Ph.D in Law, 2006. Altai State University, Faculty of Law, 2002

Work experience: prior to Lurye, Chumakov & Partners Andrei launched law firm NewLawyers and before that was employed by Ernst&Young where he ahs served as senior consultant, manager and senior manager with tax and law department. Andrei has significant experience with various complex projects under the laws of Russia, Belarus, Cyprus, Netherlands, Luxembourg and major offshore jurisdictions. He has advised, inter alia, on international tax planning and deoffshorisation, took lead of M&A and investments projects, including under English law, corporate restructuring, legal and tax due diligence.

Specialization: M&A, private equity and venture capital, tax, international tax planning, telemedicine

Fluent in: Russian, English

ach@lch.legal +7 (495) 255 33 50


 

DENIS RYAZANOV

PARTNER, HEAD OF ANTI-TRUST AND CONTRACTS PRACTICE
Education: Altai State University, 2000

Work experience: prior to joining Lurye, Chumakov & Partners was NewLawyers’s partner. Denis has 15 years experience with medium and large industrial enterprises. His core ares of expertise include contracts, court representation, anti-trust compliance.

Specialization: M&A, contracts, anti-trust

Fluent in: Russian, English

dr@lch.legal +7 (495) 255 33 50


 

ANNA ANDRUSOVA

HEAD OF FUND FORMATION PRACTICE
Education: The University of Manchester (taught at the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences), LL.M, 2001.Novosibirsk State University, Faculty of Law and Economics, 2000

Work experience: Anna’s experience includes over 10 years of service at PwC as a legal advisor, including as head of the in-house legal department and compliance group manager

Specialization: structuring  and documentation of venture capital, hedge and crypto investments funds, fund management legal issues

Fluent in: Russian, English

andrusova@norlandlegal.com +7 (495) 255 33 50


 

ALLA ABARYSHEVA

HEAD OF VENTURE CAPITAL AND IT PROJECTS PRACTICE

Education: Kutafin Moscow State Law University, 2005.

Pericles Project, English Contract Law.

Work experience: Alla’s experience includes over 12 years of service at leading international and local law firms (Dewey & LeBoeuf, MZS and partners) and international investment groups (PPF)

Specialization: legal support of private equity and venture capital deals, security token issues, crypto funds, crypto exchanges formation, tokenization platforms, and M&A transactions

Fluent in: Russian, English

abarysheva@norlandlegal.com  +7 (495) 255 33 50


 

RUSTAM RAFIKOV

HEAD OF FINANCIAL AND DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES PRACTICE
Education: Moscow Academy of Business under Government of Moscow (2014)

Manchester University, LL.M, 2018.

Work experience: before joining Norland Legal, he worked in leading media, telecom, and Internet companies (Megafon, Rambler), law firms, and investment funds

Specialization: legal support of technology companies, fintech companies, legal support of companies in the field of digital economy

Fluent in: Russian, English

rafikov@norlandlegal.com +7 (495) 255 33 50