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Alexander Tsakoev


Alexander Tsakoev


T:+7 499 924 5112

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.

Alexander is ranked as the leading Russian banking lawyer by Legal 500 EMEA 2017, Chambers Global 2017 and Chambers Europe 2017. Chambers Europe 2016/2017 quotes client's feedback: "Alexander is an experienced lawyer and negotiator who, in his consultations, takes into account the individual features of the problem"; "Alexander tries to deliver "real world solutions" and is very client-oriented. He always seeks to "close" the deal in the most effective way. "

Alexander was educated at the Moscow State Institute for International Relations.


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  • Admissions
    • Lawyer, qualified in Russia
  • 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).