Alexander Tsakoev

Norton Rose Fulbright (Central Europe) LLP

Russian Federation
T:+7 499 924 51 12
Russian Federation
T:+7 499 924 51 12
Alexander Tsakoev

Alexander Tsakoev



Alexander Tsakoev a banking and finance lawyer based in Moscow and head of the banking and finance team. He works across a range 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 on bilateral and syndicated loans. He has extensive knowledge of commodity finance, real estate finance, acquisition finance and asset finance and has experience of insolvency and work-outs, as well as M&A and regulatory matters in the banking sector. He advises clients in the energy, metals, mining, real estate, transport and financial markets sectors.

Alexander is annually ranked as the leading Russian banking lawyer by The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers, Pravo-ru 300, IFLR1000.

Professional experience

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Moscow State Institute for International Relations

  • Lawyer, qualified in Russia
  • The Legal 500, Hall of Fame in Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side, 2021
  • The Legal 500, Leading Individual in Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side, 2020
  • Chambers and Partners, Banking & Finance, Band 2, 2020-2021
  • Lawyer of the Year 2020 in Asset Finance, Best Lawyers, 2020
  • Best Lawyers, Asset Finance, Banking and Finance, Insolvency and reorganization, 2021-2022
  • IFLR1000, Highly regarded lawyer, Asset finance, Banking, Energy and infrastructure, M&A, Project development, Project finance, Restructuring and insolvency, 2020-2021
  •, Recommended lawyer, Transport, Banking/Finance, 2020
  • Contributed the Russia chapter, Aircraft Liens and Detention RightsSweet & Maxwell’s, June 2015
  • Contributed the Russia chapter, Aircraft finance: registration, security and enforcement, Sweet & Maxwell's, issue 70
  • Russian
  • English


Open banking around the world

Publication | July 07, 2020

Russia: LIBOR cessation and global interest rate benchmark reform

Publication | April 23, 2020


Thought leadership | August 27, 2018