Alexander Tsakoev

Partner

Alexander Tsakoev

Moscow

T:+7 499 924 5112

F:+7 499 924 5102

Alexander is a banking and finance lawyer based in Moscow. He works in different types of cross-border and domestic finance transactions governed by English and Russian law.

Alexander acts for borrowers and lenders, including multilateral financial institutions, development banks and export credit agencies in connection with bilateral and syndicated loans and has developed a particular expertise in commodity finance, real estate finance, acquisition finance and asset finance. He also has experience in insolvency and work-outs as well as M&A and regulatory matters in the banking sector. His sector experience focuses on energy, metals, mining and real estate, but also covers transport and financial markets.

Legal 500 2015 names Alexander as a leading banking and finance lawyer in Russia. He is ranked in Chambers Global 2015 and is selected by peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers 2015 in Russia in the practice area of banking and finance law. Clients praise his negotiation skills and comment that “he is clearly focused on closing the deal in the most efficient way possible - there is no point-scoring” (Chambers Global 2014).

Alexander was educated at the Moscow State Institute for International Relations. Before joining the practice Alexander spent six years in the Moscow office of a leading international law practice. Previously he worked in our Moscow office as an associate from 2002 to 2005.

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  • Publications
    • Alexander Tsakoev contributed the Russia chapter to Sweet & Maxwell’s Aircraft Liens and Detention Rights (June 2015).
    • Alexander Tsakoev contributed the Russia chapter to Sweet & Maxwell's looseleaf, Aircraft finance: registration, security and enforcement (Release 70 which contains material available as at November 2013).
  • Admissions
    Lawyer, qualified in Russia