Vladimir Porokhin is a Russian-qualified associate in the Moscow office.

    His expertise covers public-private partnerships (PPPs) and project finance in the infrastructure and energy sectors, banking and capital markets.

    He has advised international and Russian banks, state authorities at various levels, sponsors, borrowers and operators, DFIs and other international financial institutions.

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    • Advising LLC Nevskaya Meditsinskaya Infrastruktura on a €240 million DBFM project of the new treatment and rehabilitation wing of St. Petersburg City Hospital No. 40, including drafting of the PPP agreement, EPC contract and other project documentation (the best PPP project in social infrastructure 2016 by Rosinfra Awards).
    • Advising LLC Avtodor-Invest on the concession project regarding the construction and operation of Central Ring Road (Section 3 and 4) (the best infrastructure deal of the year 2017 by the Lawyer European Awards 2017).
    • Advising Veling Ltd, a major aircraft operating lessor, as Russian counsel in respect of the operating lease of five Boeing 777-200ER aircraft to VIM Airlines, a Russian airline.
    • Advising Nedbank Limited, one of the largest banks and financial corporations in South Africa, on the complex refinancing of a credit portfolio in relation to an aircraft leased to Vim Airlines.
    • Advising Citibank N.A., London branch as trustee on a complex high-profile restructuring matter regarding the default under the issued Eurobond offering secured by LLC Vneshprombank as borrower, a Russian bank recognised as bankrupt in 2016.
    • Advising Russian Direct Investment Fund, Leader and Pizzarotti on participation in the concession project for the financing, design, construction and operation of four railway overpasses in the Moscow Region.
    • Advising EBRD on the development of a PPP and concession legal and policy framework in several CIS and neighbouring countries, including drafting the PPP policy papers and PPP laws.
    • Advising Greenwich Avenue Finance B.V. as issuer of the LPN programme of JSC Finance Leasing Company on the related Russian and English law matters regarding the restructuring of this LPN programme and ensuing insolvency matters as a result of the bankruptcy of JSC Finance Leasing Company.
    • Advising PJSC Sberbank on drafting a set of model documentation, including a concession agreement and direct agreement, for the purposes of financing concession projects in the utilities sector.
    • Advising LLC Novaport Invest on a concession agreement in relation to the project of reconstruction and operation of Perm airport (Bolshoye Savino).
    • Advising Western Union, a global money transfer operator, on its operations in the Russian Federation.

    Education

    • Lomonosov Moscow State University, LL.M., 2016
    • University of London, LL.B., International Programmes, 2014
    • Russian Academy of Justice, LL.B., 2014

    Admissions

    • Russia

    Languages

    • Russian
    • English
    • Recognized in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2019 for Russia – PPP and Infrastructure Projects
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