Mikhail Zelensky is an associate in the Financial Services Practice of the Moscow office. Mikhail specialises in concession, public-private partnership (PPP) and other infrastructure projects. He has experience in advising Russian banks, infrastructure companies, investors, government bodies and international financial institutions on various legal aspects of infrastructure and PPP projects.

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    • Advising Crocus International on financial close of a project on the creation and operation of Central Ring Road (CRR) (Section 1) on the basis of a long-term investment contract, including the preparation of the memorandum on project risks and drafting the additional agreement to the long-term investment contract and the direct agreement.
    • Advising the Tenth Concession Company (Group VIS) on financial close of a project on the construction and operation of a bridge over the Kaliningrad Bay on the basis of a concession agreement, including the preparation of the memorandum on project risks, drafting the additional agreement to the concession agreement, the direct agreement, and the development of financing and corporate transaction documents.
    • Advising the Eighth Concession Company (Group VIS) on financial close of a project on the construction and operation of a bridge over Lena River in the city of Yakutsk on the basis of a concession agreement, including the preparation of the memorandum on project risks, drafting the additional agreement to the concession agreement and the direct agreement.
    • Providing complex advice to Investments Agency of Amur Region in relation to the reconstruction and operation of the Blagoveshchensk Airport and the preparation of the tender documents, as well as providing complex advice during the concession tender procedure and commercial close.
    • Advising Tsifrovoe Primorie in connection with a project on the creation and operation of the regional information system in Primorsky Krai on the basis of a concession agreement.
    • Advising European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on the development of a regulatory framework for PPPs and concessions in CIS member countries (including Uzbekistan) and Europe, including the development of programme documents, PPP laws and legislative acts, model documents and recommendations (including model CIS legislation on PPPs).
    • Advising Air Liquide on the preparation of a unique PPP project on the creation of a medical oxygen supply and storage system, including the development of the PPP agreement and the unsolicited proposal, as well as providing legal support during negotiations with public authorities.
    • Advising Centre for the Development of Advanced Technologies on the development of a legal model for the preparation and implementation of a pilot PPP project in Uzbekistan in the sphere of IT in relation to the creation and operation of an information product labelling system based on a PPP agreement.

    Education

    • Moscow State University, Faculty of Law, LL.B., 2020

    Admissions

    • Russian Federation, 2020

    Languages

    • Russian
    • English
    • French
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