Valentin Kanevsky

Valentin Kanevsky

Moscow Branch of Baker & McKenzie CIS, Limited


Valentin Kanevsky is an associate in the Moscow office of Baker McKenzie. He focuses on real estate and construction.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Novatek on a design contract with Technip, Linde and NIPIGAS relating to Arctic 2 LNG Project.

  • Advised Radius Group on its warehouse leases for a new logistics facility for DHL, a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post AG, and Leroy Merlin, a DIY retailer.

  • Advised a Turkish construction and development group in negotiations over new industrial projects in Russia (construction of copper mining and enrichment plant, ammonia production plant).

  • Advised Novo Nordisk, an international research-based pharmaceuticals company, in negotiations over a new office lease for Novo Nordisk’s Russian headquarters at Krylatskiye Hills Business Centre (Class A building) in Moscow.

  • Represented a Russian subsidiary of Jotun Paints, a leading manufacturer of decorative paints, marine coatings, protective coatings, and powder coatings in negotiations over the terms of a work contract with design and work contractors in connection with the construction of a new manufacturing facility in the Leningrad Oblast.

  • Advised an international research-based pharmaceutical company in connection with a contract for the construction of a new manufacturing facility in the Kaluga Oblast.

  • Advised Liebrecht & WooD on various construction law matters related to the design and construction of an outlet shopping mall in the Moscow Region.

  • Advised Nycomed (a Takeda company) on construction, town planning and utility construction matters, pertinent to the construction of a new manufacturing facility in the Yaroslavl Oblast. This is a landmark project for the development of a pharmaceutical cluster in the Yaroslavl Oblast.

  • Advised Fleming Family & Partners (now Garber Hannam Partners Group), a major private equity real estate fund, in connection with acquisition of warehouse and office buildings in Moscow region and St. Petersburg.


  • Russia (2008)


  • Moscow State University (Law Degree) (2008)


  • Russian
  • English
  • Spanish