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Practice Focus

Konstantine Kouzine heads the Real estate & Construction practice group. Konstantine specializes in the areas of real estate, construction and development.

Representative Legal Matters
  • Advised Renaissance Development in connection with the sale of 26-storey office premises of circa 56,000 sqm in Neva Towers in the Moscow-City with 532 parking spaces to Metrika Investments (a subsidiary of ROSSIUM Concern).
  • Advised DOM.RF in connection with signing a lease for 42-storey office tower of circa 80,000 sqm in IQ-Quarter in Moscow-City with the Ministry of Economics of the Russian Federation.
  • Advised Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending (AHML) in connection with the acquisition of 42-storey office tower of circa 80,000 sqm in IQ-Quarter in Moscow-City with 327 parking spaces under a purchase contract with a large Russian construction company. The deal was valued at approximately RUB 25 billion.
  • Advised GHP Russia on residential development agreement for its Class A Trinity Place residential development in St. Petersburg.
  • Represented the interests of the landlord in concluding a lease agreement for the future thing with one of the largest Russian banks in relation to an office complex with an area of 70,000 sqm.
  • Advised and represented an investment and industrial group in connection with the development of and negotiations over a framework agreement, a preliminary lease agreement, and the conclusion of a lease agreement for its premises of 180,000 sqm in a Class A office complex with a major state-owned tenant.
  • Advised a major logistics operator on termination of one of its warehouse leases of circa 50,000 sqm.
  • Advised a large investment company on several litigations with respect to allocation of property maintenance costs in a multi-owned residential building with retail premises in Moscow.
  • Advised a eading Russian food retailer on sale of a shopping mall in St. Petersburg to a retail group. Area of the mall was 11,000 sqm, area of land plot — 38,000 sqm.
  • Advised a drilling equipment producer on successful contesting in court of cadastral value of several land plots under its production facilities in the Kostroma region of Russia (for the purposes of reducing land tax base).
  • Moscow State University (MSU), Law Degree with Honours, 1995.