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Konstantine Kouzine

Partner
Moscow Branch of Baker & McKenzie CIS, Limited

Biography

Konstantine Kouzine is the head of the Firm’s Real Estate & Construction Practice Group in Moscow. Since 2009 Konstantine Kouzine — "legend of the Moscow real estate market" — has constantly been recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers, Legal 500 and PLC Which Lawyer.

Practice Focus

Mr. Kouzine’s practice focus covers real estate-mergers and acquisitions as well as construction advisory and leasing matters.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Representing Fleming Family & Partners, a major private equity real estate fund, in the preparation and negotiation of purchase agreements with respect to office and warehouse facilities in Moscow, the Moscow Region and St. Petersburg.

  • Leasing and pre-leasing of office premises and buildings in Moscow (including preliminary agreements to lease with regard to developments under construction) by foreign companies, their Russian subsidiaries and international institutions.

  • Advising office developers in Moscow on leasing and pre-leasing of office premises and buildings (including preliminary agreements to lease with regard to developments under construction).

  • Advising clients in connection with acquisition of land plots for the development of offices and logistics parks in and around Moscow.

  • Advising lender in connection with financing of construction of a power plant in St. Petersburg secured by mortgage of two hydro electric power stations.

  • Advising clients on the establishment of joint ventures to develop Russian real estate.

  • Advising international and local clients on the preparation and negotiation of real estate asset and company purchase agreements. 

Admissions

  • Russia (1995)

Education

  • Moscow State University (Law Degree Honors) (1995)

Languages

  • English
  • Russian