Artjom is a Russian-qualified lawyer and the head of the banking and finance practice at Herbert Smith Freehills Moscow office. With 15 years of on-the-ground experience in Russia, Artjom has developed deep knowledge of the local market and has been involved in a significant number of complex projects for many Russian and international banks as well as major corporate clients.
His practice focuses on corporate finance in all industry sectors, restructuring and insolvency, project finance, real estate finance, bank regulatory and on financing aspects of M&A transactions. In recent years Artjom has worked extensively with dispute resolution partners to develop cross-border restructuring and debt enforcement and recovery practice, using a combination of transactional and contentious approaches.
Artjom's clients describe him as a “constructive negotiator," who offers clients "good commercial understanding”.