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 is a banking and finance lawyer based in Moscow. He works across 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 on bilateral and syndicated loans. He has developed extensive knowledge of commodity finance, real estate finance, acquisition finance and asset finance. He also has experience of insolvency and work-outs as well as M&A and regulatory matters in the banking sector. He works across the following sectors: energy; metals; mining; real estate; transport; and financial markets.

Alexander is ranked as a leading Russian banking lawyer in Legal 500 EMEA 2017-2019, Chambers Global 2017-2019 and Chambers Europe 2017-2019. Chambers Europe 2016/2017 recognizes Alexander as "an experienced lawyer and negotiator who, in his consultations, takes into account the individual features of the problem". It adds that "Alexander tries to deliver 'real world solutions' and is very client-oriented. He always seeks to 'close' the deal in the most effective way. "

Chambers Global 2019 and Chambers Europe 2019 describe Alexander as a "hands-on lawyer" acting for "both lenders and borrowers, advising on real estate, asset and commodity finance."

Alexander has been awarded 'Leading Lawyer- Highly Regarded for Russia in Asset finance, Banking, Energy and natural resources, Project development, Project finance, Restructuring and insolvency' by IFLR1000 2019 - 2020.

Alexander has been awarded Asset Finance's lawyer of the year 2020 and is ranked in banking and finance by Best lawyers in Russia 2020.

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

Professional experience

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  • Lawyer, qualified in Russia
  • 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


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