Mikhail is a corporate/M&A partner and head of our capital markets and finance practice. His areas of practice include banking, finance, restructuring and insolvency, capital markets, domestic and cross-border M&A and private equity deals in the retail, financial and natural resources sectors.
Mikhail graduated from the law school of the Moscow State University (MGU) in 1996 and the University of Illinois in the US. He had been working at Freshfields in Moscow since 1996, in 1999 was relocated to London, where he spent six years. In 2010 Mikhail was appointed the managing partner of the Freshfields’ Moscow office. Mikhail is qualified to practise law in Russia, England and Wales and New York. He speaks Russian, English, German and Italian.