Viacheslav Burlaka

Senior Associate, Attorney at Law


Practice area: Corporate law, M&A transactions, antitrust and commercial law

Languages: Russian, English

takes part in legal support of major transactions related to acquisition and sale of a business, creation of joint ventures, raising funds, including obtaining necessary approvals from the antimonopoly authorities.

Additional Information

  • Attorney at Law, Member of the Moscow City Bar Association since 2015
  • Master of Law Degree (LL.M.) granted by the George Washington University, Washington DC
  • Co-author of the publication “Key Points of the Share Pledge Agreement. What Conditions Could Help to Prevent Problems”// Arbitration Practice. 2012. No. 9
  • Co-author of the publication "Surety Agreement: New and Old in Interpretation of the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation" // Economy and Life, 14.09.2012
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Relevant (significant) experience

  • Legal support of the purchase of a controlling stake in a metallurgical plant in the Central Federal District, including approval of the transaction with the antimonopoly authorities
  • Advising and representing the interests of a minority shareholder of a construction company - a contractor of leading capital developers in the course of a corporate conflict
  • Legal support of the submission by a shareholder of a mandatory offer to purchase shares of a public company - a food manufacturer, as well as a subsequent request for the forced redemption of company shares from its minority shareholders
  • Advising a Swiss trader on the establishment of a joint venture engaged in the export of commodities
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  • Legal support in acquisition by investors of the stake in the leading Russian distributor of tobacco products, including restructuring the ownership of a group of companies, repurchasing shares, creating a branch network, including obtaining the necessary consents from the antimonopoly authorities
  • Legal support for the set of transactions aimed at consolidating by the Principal of 100% control over the group of Russian companies specializing in provision of freight forwarding services
  • Participation in the due diligence of the group of companies being the leading Russian retailers of food products and everyday items, followed by development of recommendations for optimizing their ownership structure and corporate governance system
  • Full legal support of the reorganization procedure in the form of transformation regarding the largest Russian non-governmental educational organization
  • Legal support of corporate issues for set up of a regional sports federation (Moscow)
  • Providing legal assistance to the subsidiary of the largest Russian credit institution in the framework of mezzanine financing transactions for the largest capital developers