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Denuo strengthens Corporate offering with promotion of Leonid Kropotov to partner

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13 / 05 / 2024
Denuo has promoted Leonid Kropotov to partner in its Corporate practice in the St Petersburg office.

Recognised by Best Lawyers, Pravo-300 and the Guide to Next Generation of Russian Arbitrators, Leonid Kropotov advises foreign and Russian companies on corporate and commercial law. He has extensive experience in supporting M&A transactions and intragroup restructurings and in establishing joint ventures.

Leonid is also experienced in handling international disputes in state courts and commercial and investment arbitration, including disputes under a variety of arbitration rules, including those of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the Russian Arbitration Centre and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law. Leonid also has experience serving as an arbitrator.

Leonid lectures within the framework of a post-graduate course and a master’s programme at the Law Faculty of St Petersburg University on the resolution of international disputes, investments and M&A.

Leonid’s appointment marks the first partner promotion at Denuo. In recent years, Leonid has developed a solid portfolio of strategically significant client relationships with excellent potential for growth and scaling of services to other practices. This promotion is part of our programme to develop the next generation of partners at Denuo.

Constantine Lusignan
Constantine LusignanManaging Partner

This is the direct result of our clients’ trust and the support of our team at Denuo. My new role will help deliver the best to our clients and spread Denuo’s vision on the markets.

Leonid Kropotov
Leonid KropotovPartner