Daria Plotnikova

Counsel, Moscow


“We like that she thinks about client needs, she places herself in the investor position. She is not focusing merely on the legal side of the question but takes into account commercial benefits.”
Chambers Europe 2018


Daria is counsel in our Corporate/M&A, real estate and construction practice with more than 14 years of experience. She regularly represents international and Russian developers and investors across major Russian cities and regions. Daria advises on very broad range of real estate and construction projects, including major investment projects, real estate sale and purchase transactions and complex infrastructure projects. Since 2008 Daria is a lecturer of the Real Estate course at Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU) and Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).

Bars and Courts
Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation
Law Degree
Moscow State University


Representation of Yandex, one of the largest European internet companies and the leading search provider in Russia, in the acquisition of the office complex in central Moscow that houses the Yandex Russian headquarters. The complex is spread across approx. four hectares and includes seven buildings with around 80,000 square-meters of Class A and B office space.

Representation of Radius Group, one of the leading developers of Class A warehouses in Russia, on the development and sale of the largest build-to-suit distribution centre in Russia (totalling 100,000 sq. m) to leading French retailer Leroy Merlin. The deal was named "Deal of the Year – Purchase-sale" at the CRE Moscow Awards 2015.

Representation of OBI group on the sale and leaseback of hypercenters for retail in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia, and in connection with its expansion strategy in the Russian regions, including the acquisition of a number of sites for further green-field development and construction of DIY-concept stores.

Representation of MOS CITY GROUP, a Russian real estate developer, on the sale of the 50% stake in the Eurasia Tower, a multifunctional center in the Moscow International Business Center, to a private investor.

Representation of Raiffeisenbank with the acquisition of an office building located at Nagatino i-Land, a large commercial property development in Moscow.

Awards and Recognition

Ranked as an "Up and Coming" in Chambers Europe 2018, Real Estate, Russia

Listed in The Best Lawyers since 2014, Real Estate, Russia.