The Real Estate and Construction Practice is one of our key practices. We successfully support real estate transactions (the acquisition of industrial complexes, office buildings, shopping centers, land); secured transactions with real estate, lease transactions for retail and office space and warehouse premises, and also land.
Representing the interests of legal entities and individuals during the resolution of economic disputes is one of our main areas of work.
Our firm has developed a unique way of working with massive similar claims. We help companies, which are subject to the increased attention of the administrative authorities, to reduce potential losses that might run into million-rouble fines.
We advise clients on the purchase or sale of businesses, the establishment of joint ventures and withdrawal from JVs, assist them with the establishment and restructuring of groups of companies. We help them determine and subsequently implement the optimal transaction structure either under Russian or foreign law.
We offer retainer services to companies, which prefer communicating with a professional legal team consisting of experts in various fields.
Our specialists have accumulated years of experience in the areas of exploration and mining, and have been advising companies on various issues: from the receipt of mining licenses to the conclusion of license agreements and the delivery of the extracted minerals.
The lawyers of our banking practice advise clients on all debt financing issues, including structuring, security for obligations, debt refinancing and restructuring.
We have extensive experience of protecting the interests of both creditors and debtors in bankruptcy proceedings.
We advise clients on various labor law issues - from general provisions and the preparation of core documents (employment contracts, internal regulations) to the drafting of a strategy for handling labor disputes.
We advise clients on a variety of issues on the protection of intellectual property, including the drafting of practical recommendations on how to protect designations that have not been registered, being used as means of identification. We register trademarks for companies in various sectors of the economy.
We successfully accompany projects with state participation, investment projects in the form of concessions and other forms of public-private partnerships (including contract lifecycle management) in relation to various infrastructure facilities.
Lex Borealis experts provide comprehensive legal support to pharmaceutical and medical companies, manufacturers of medicines, medical equipment, medical devices, beauty and health products.