Better Chance unites best teams on the legal services market

An alliance of the best teams on the legal services market from.Clifford Chance, Allen & Overy, Herbert Smith Freehills, Linklaters, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, and Squire Patton Boggs announced the start of their work under a new brand - Better Chance. Victoria Bortkevicha, Alexander Anichkin, Vladimir Barbolin, Alexander Dolgov, Bulat Zhambalnimbuev, Konstantin Makarevich, Kirill Miller, Ella Omelchenko, Vadim Panin, Artem Tamaev, and Vadim Turtsev have forged a professional team of partners of justifiably unmatched reputation, one that leverages vast experience providing support for the most important national and international projects and that aspires to become the leader on the legal services market.

We will continue to advise on the entire spectrum of legal issues:
  • Banking and finance 
  • Project financing
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Joint ventures (JV)
  • Infrastructure and PPP
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Corporate law
  • Real estate and construction
  • Dispute resolution
  • Restructuring and bankruptcy
  • Sanctions advice
  • Transportation sector and private assets
  • Financial regulation and compliance issues
  • Tax 
  • Direct and venture capital investments

The firm's clients include the largest financial institutions, development funds and institutes, ECAs, private clients, major corporations and emerging companies in the following economic sectors: energy, metals and mining, oil and gas, petrochemicals, transportation (aviation, railways, maritime transport), infrastructure, healthcare, digital and information technologies, and education.

Managing Partner Victoria Bortkevicha had the following to say about the opening of the firm: "On behalf of everyone from our large team, I am proud to announce the start of the firm's work and sincerely wish everyone success. We are confident that the knowledge and experience of the leading legal services practices assembled under our new brand will allow each member of our team to continue to exceed client expectations, no matter how complex the project, while facilitating stable long-term relationships, to truly become your Better Chance".

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