The natural resources and subsoil use practice has many years of industry specific experience accumulated by the lawyers of the Firm at its base. It includes providing legal support to clients on a wide range of issues, including those relevant to the mining, oil, gas, coal and chemical industries.
We provide advice on licensing to companies in the fuel and energy sector, investors and transport and processing companies. We conduct legal due diligence, assist in negotiations with executive authorities and defend the interests of our clients in courts. We help our clients ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, to anticipate potential risks, and to minimize third party claims.
The practice is headed by Mikhail Kazantsev, Partner, who previously served as a member of the management board, deputy Director General and Head of Legal at Rosgeologia, Russia’s largest geological holding. Mikhail lead a team comprising 100+ lawyers and coordinated projects aimed at improving resource recovery efficiency in the Russian Federation.