Valery Lavrov

Associate, Moscow



Valery is an associate in our Moscow office Corporate/M&A practice. He focuses on M&A projects and general corporate matters. He advises on general corporate matters and is regularly involved in conducting due diligence in variety of sectors.

Bars and Courts
Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation
Law faculty, Master's Degree
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Law faculty, Bachelor's Degree
Lomonosov Moscow State University


Representation of VTB Capital as financial advisor and auction manager to UTLC (a subsidiary of the Russian Railways), in the US$968 million sale of 50% + 2 shares in the charter capital of PJSC Transcontainer via auction process.

Representation of VTB Bank, one of the leading banks in Russia, in connection with the acquisition of a major stake in Vozrozhdenie Bank.

Representation of Yandex, a technology company that builds intelligent products and services powered by machine learning, on its acquisition of rights to an approximately four hectare plot of land situated at Kosygina Street in Moscow for the development of its new headquarters. The deal was recognized as "Best property deal in CEE" at Project Finance Awards 2018, organized by EMEA Finance magazine.

Representation of PPF Real Estate, the Czech Republic-based developer, investor and professional consultant in connection with the acquisition of 100 percent shares in Stockmann Nevsky Centre LLC from Stockmann plc.

Representation of Rostelecom, an unrivalled Russian leader in the telecom industry, in the acquisition of 75 percent of the developer of Sailfish mobile operating system.

Representation of Capital Partners, a market-leading real estate investment and development company focusing on pioneering projects in emerging markets, in the sale of two office buildings (OB I and OB III) in the Metropolis Complex with a combined gross leasable area of 80,000 m², to real estate funds Hines and PPF. The deal was named "Deal of the Year: Purchase-sale" at the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Moscow Awards 2016.