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CMS strengthens Real Estate & Construction practice

May 2017

CMS Russia is happy to announce that Artashes Oganov has moved from Dentons to join the Moscow office of CMS as a Counsel and Head of Real Estate.

Artashes brings to the firm over 10 years’ experience of working on a broad spectrum of real estate projects. He has advised clients on both domestic and cross-border M&A transactions involving commercial and residential property, joint ventures in the real estate sector, secured financings for construction and acquisition of properties, commercial and industrial construction projects.

Artashes’ expertise also covers complex lease projects, including the lease of “future” real estate, “build-to-suit” lease arrangements and sale-leaseback projects. Artashes has taken part as the lead lawyer in numerous full and limited due diligence reviews and regularly advises clients on general corporate, commercial and land law issues.

Jean-Francois Marquaire, the Managing Partner of the Moscow office comments: “We are pleased to welcome Artashes to the team. I am confident that Artashes’ experience will be a significant contribution to the firm’s expertise and will boost our real estate practice”.

Artashes says: “CMS is recognised as one of the strongest and most reputable law firms in Russia serving clients’ needs in all key areas of legal expertise. I am excited about becoming a part this talented team and look forward to helping the firm further reinforce its market position in the real estate sector.”