Alexander Mandzhiev has joined Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as Counsel in M&A and Corporate Practice.
Alexander specialises in international mergers and acquisitions involving Russian oil and gas, media, telecommunications, consumer, and other companies. He also has extensive experience with international financial transactions, including syndicated loan and financial restructuring operations, as well as with international equity and debt security offerings (IPOs).
Before joining the Firm, Alexander had worked at the Moscow offices of a major international law firm since 2006.
In 2007, Alexander graduated with honours from Lomonosov Moscow State University Faculty of Law. In 2010, he earned a Masters of Law degree (LLM) from the University of Chicago, following it up in 2015 with a PhD in Civil Law. Alexander is a member of the New York State Bar Association.
“I am delighted to welcome Alexander to the Firm”, said Partner and Head of M&A and Corporate Practice Arkady Krasnikhin. “I am confident our clients will appreciate his professional competence and extensive experience.”
With approximately 100 associates working across the Firm’s six offices, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners has one of the largest M&A and corporate law practices in the CIS. M&A and Corporate Practice provides comprehensive legal support for the deals and day-to-day activities of the Firm’s clients, working closely with associates specialising in tax, competition, real estate, employment, environmental, banking, and financial law, as well as arbitration and litigation practice. In 2014, the Firm’s M&A and Corporate Practice was named best in Europe by British weekly The Lawyer. It has been highly recommended in Russia by such leading global and Russian ratings as Chambers, Legal 500, Pravo.RU-300, and others.