Alina Chupakhina | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Alina Chupakhina

Associate, Moscow


Alina is an associate in our Moscow office Corporate/M&A and Real Estate practices. She specialises in M&A projects and corporate restructurings with the emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, due diligence and general corporate matters in various sectors such as telecommunications, oil and gas, mining and banking. Alina was involved in a variety of projects related to acquisition of agricultural land, public private partnership (PPP), procurement for state needs, road construction in various regions of Russia.

Bars and Courts

  • Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation


  • Master's Degree in Law, International Law Department, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO - University)


  • Russian
  • English
  • German


Advising Baring Vostok Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition of the Russian and international pay-TV channel businesses of Modern Times Group (MTG).

Advising Rostelecom, an unrivalled Russian leader in the telecom industry, on the acquisition of the Russian assets of WiMax-operator FreshTel, a Russian internet services provider.

Advising Nestlé Waters in connection with the sale of Société Anonyme des Eaux Minérales Naturelles de Plancoet, a France based operator of water well and engaged in the production and distribution of natural mineral waters under the brand Plancoet. It was acquired by Semo Groupe.

Advising US EX-IM BANK, COFACE, HERMES, SACE, GEIK, K-SURE, K-EXIM, JBIC, NEXI and CHINA EX-IM and a syndicate of commercial banks in connection with the financing of the approximately $20 billion Yamal LNG project to be located on the Yamal peninsula in Russia.

Advising China Shenhua, China's largest coal-based integrated energy company, on the establishment of a 50/50 joint venture, Razrez Ugol LLC, with En+ Group, a leading Russian diversified mining, metals and energy conglomerate to bid for licences, explore and develop the Zashulanskoye Coal deposit in the Transbaikal territory of Russia.