Global Reach


Suite 450, Ducat Place II 7 Ulitsa Gasheka
Moscow 123056
Russian Federation


Baker Botts provides clients in Russia/CIS strong domestic and seamless international service. We have been involved in the region since the mid-1970s. As a result of the firm’s long history in the jurisdiction, our lawyers have a detailed understanding and extensive experience of doing business in the exciting and rapidly changing economy of the Russian Federation.

The Moscow office provides a complete range of legal services to energy industry clients as well as firms specializing in aviation, banking, corporate, finance, technology, consumer products, mining, power and real estate.

Our lawyers handle a wide variety of work, including project development, financing, M&A, private equity and joint ventures. We also have a strong dispute resolution practice that includes investor-state arbitration, litigation, international arbitrations and cross-border disputes and representation of various clients in disputes arising out of transactions in Russia. Our Moscow finance practice represents financial institutions, corporate borrowers and other participants in a wide variety of financing transactions.

Lawyers in our real estate practice advise on real estate investment, joint ventures, development, management and corporate restructuring; and our intellectual property team is growing and provides experience in both contentious and non-contentious matters for Russian clients. This includes handling complex investment projects involving a variety of IP assets, as well as negotiating and advising on various IP/IT transactions involving software development, franchising, IP assignment, and licensing.

The Moscow office has received significant recognition from third-party sources. Researchers in the most recent Chambers Europe and The Legal 500 EMEA publications recognized the firm’s work in Russia in the Energy & Natural Resources, Private Equity, Real Estate, Corporate and M&A categories. We pride ourselves on the team approach we bring to every engagement, and we believe our collaborative approach improves the results we earn for our clients.


Partner in Charge:
Maxim F. Levinson
Client Relations Contact:
Helen Cunliffe
Office Administrator/Staff Recruiting Contact:
Galina Buchinskaya