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Practice Focus

Maxim Kuznechenkov specializes in the areas of real estate, construction and hotels.

Representative Legal Matters
  • Advised Renaissance Heavy Industries on its contract for design works, equipment supplies, construction, and commissioning of gas processing and off-site facilities at the Gas Processing Complex near Ust-Luga (GPC, part of the Complex for processing ethane-containing gas), one of the largest projects of this type in Russia.
  • Advised Amtel Properties on the sale of its Class A warehouse with an area of 56,400 sqm in the Moscow Oblast (Klin) to a group of Russian investors. Our work included contract drafting, negotiations with the buyer and the buyer’s bankers.
  • Advised Bristol Myers Squibb on its new ca. 2,300 sqm Moscow Class A lease at Neva Towers (Moscow City).
  • Advised Warehouses 104 (Radius Group), the warehouse developer and landlord, on its build-to-suit Class A lease of ca. 30,000 sqm with DPD Logistics (a Russian subsidiary of GeoPost).
  • Advised Renaissance Heavy Industries on contract matters relating to implementation of Udokan project, the largest on-going integrated (mining & metallurgical) copper project in Russia (Stage 1) having capacity (ore) of 12,000,000 tpa and estimated output (cathode copper and sulphide concentrate) of 130,000 tpa.
  • Assisted Maersk with the acquisition of its build-to-suit cold warehouse in St. Petersburg.
  • Advised LLC Air Liquide Kuzbass in connection with EUR 100 million project financing from Eurasian Development Bank provided for purposes of the construction of an energy-efficient plant for the production of industrial gases in Novokuznetsk.
  • Advised Renaissance Construction on its contract matters relating to its subcontract with the façade panel contractor Waagner-Biro, a subsidiary of the Austrian contractor, in relation to construction of Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg.
  • Acted for a subsidiary of the Boeing Company in connection with renewal of its office lease in a Class A office building in Moscow, with a total area of approximately 5,400 sqm.
  • Advised the owner of a major potassium-magnesium salts deposit on EPC work contract governed by Russian law to develop its mining and processing facilities in the western region of Russia.
Professional membership
  • co-chair of the Localization and Procurement Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia
  • St. Petersburg State University, Ph.D. in Political Science, 2001
  • St. Petersburg State University, Law Degree with Honours, 1998
  • St. Petersburg State Academy of Public Service, Management Degree with Honours, 1997