Better Chance announces first year results and strategic developments

Summarising, we can confidently say that we have achieved all our objectives

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Better Chance opens office

Well-established team of lawyers from Clifford Chance, Allen & Overy, Herbert Smith Freehills, Linklaters, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Squire Patton Boggs united under the new brand name Better Chance

A team with leading positions and exceptional expertise

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Better Chance and W&H Law Firm entered into a comprehensive strategic cooperation

Our cooperation with one of the largest law firms in mainland China creates new opportunities in the rapidly growing market of cross-border investment projects

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Key areas and industries

Banking and Finance
Corporate, M&A
Infrastructure and PPP
Dispute Resolution
Energy and Natural Resources
FinTech and Blockchain
Lifesciences and Healthcare
Real Estate and Construction
Transportation sector and private assets
Projects and clients

The most significant deals involving our team, including prior to joining Better Chance


Advising on the sale of 100% shares in NJSC «First client bureau», a leader of collection services market in Russia

Industrial Metallurgical Holding

Advising on the acquisition of assets of NLMK Group’s long products division, including plants in the Urals and Kaluga region

Industrial Metallurgical Holding

Advising on the sale of 100% stake in the share capital of the mine by the name of S.D. Tichov to Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works


Advising on acquisition of a share in Medium Quality Production, one of the leaders in digital video content production in the CIS


Advising on a series of transactions, which resulted in VK becoming the owner of the Dzen and Novosti

X5 Group

Advising on the acquisition of Victoria Baltia LLC which operates grocery stores under brands such as «Victoria», «Deshevo» and «CASH»

Arcelik A.Ş.

Advising on acquisition of 100% equity capital of Indesit International and Whirlpool RUS from Whirlpool EMEA S.p.A.


Advising lenders on project financing of up to US$1.9 billion for construction of the Taman bulk cargo terminal at the Taman marine terminal in Krasnodar region

Morgan Advanced Materials

Advising on a share sale in MTC-SL, a producer of industrial thermal insulation goods, to its business partner

Arctic LNG 2

Advising on financing and constructing of three liquefied natural gas production lines with a total capacity of 19.8 million tons of LNG per year


Partners and counsel

Vadim Panin
Vadim Turtsev
Partner, Advocate
Ella Omelchenko
Partner, Advocate
Victoria Bortkevicha
Global managing partner
Vladimir Barbolin
Kirill Miller
Partner, Chairman of the Board, Advocate
Bulat Zhambalnimbuev
Partner, Advocate
Stanislav Dobshevich
Counsel, Advocate
Konstantin Makarevich
Artem Tamaev
Partner, Advocate
Alexander Dolgov
Alexander Anichkin
Managing partner
Jan Galin
Ivan Fryshkin
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