Business FM, 30.01.2015
"To see the relationship. Who knows what changes in the land laws hold"
Country review, 30.01.2015
“New letters in the laws”
Who constructs in St. Petersburg, 28.01.2015
"Apartments will be digitized", 27.01.2015
"Construction on the lands of individual housing construction: how to get permission"
Vedomosti - St. Petersburg, 26.01.2015
"Return the stadium"
Construction Weekly, 26.01.2015
"Smolny merges urban property"
Property relations in the Russian Federation N 1 (160), 26.01.2015
"Certain questions on public assets management", 22.01.2015
“The unfinished orthodox centre have been passed to Malamagomed Malakhmayev”
Business FM, 19.01.2015
“Real estate. Less, even less. Correcting cadastral mistakes”
Corporate lawyer N 01, 2015
“Three’s a crowd”


Dmitry Nekrestyanov joined the Public Council under St. Petersburg Committee on Property Relations
Kachkin and Partners lawyers successfully challenged the law of St. Petersburg on planted land in the client’s interests
Kachkin & Partners has detected legislative violations in Pulkovo Observatory protective zone control
Kachkin & Partners successfully defended the permit for an apartment building construction in the historical center of St. Petersburg
Kachkin & Partners successfully represented a development company’s interests in a dispute over the land plot area significant increase
The new law on the state registration of real estate has been discussed at the seminar organized by Kachkin & Partners, the newspaper “Real Estate and Construction in St. Petersburg” and the Russian Guild of Managers and Developers
Kachkin & Partners' lawyers have won a precedent dispute with the monopolist State Unitary Enterprise "Fuel and Energy Complex". It significantly changes the situation with concluding new buildings’ heat supply contracts for St. Petersburg developers
Kachkin & Partners was selected to advise “Shell Neft” on real estate issues
Official presentation of "Developer’s legal guide" prepared by team of Kachkin & Partners’ lawyers has been held
The experts of the Committee on legislation of the Russian guild of managers and developers examined the legislative innovations of complex development of industrial areas


Legal support of a development company in the framework of challenging the law of St. Petersburg on planted land
Anti-corruption expertise of Pulkovo Observatory protective zone control
Legal support of a construction company in court in the framework of defending the permit for an apartment building construction in the historical center of St. Petersburg
Representation of a development company’s interests in a dispute over the land plot area significant increase
Consulting the client, a lessor, on issues connected with its business structuring
Kachkin & Partners was selected to advise “Shell Neft” on real estate issue
Restructuring parties relationships in a large construction project
Restructuring of investment commitments in a number of construction projects
Legal support of interaction between the participants of planning work on construction of the new scene of the Maly Drama Theatre –Theatre of Europe
Supporting a private investor acquiring a major property complex in St. Petersburg historic center


Real Estate and Construction

Real estate & investments has always been our main area of expertise. Since the founding of our firm 16 years ago, we have participated in the realization of more than 400 significant real estate projects.

Our lawyers are included in the list of recommended experts in Construction law in Russia according to the Best Lawyers international ratings (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019). In 2013 and 2018 Dmitry Nekrestyanov, Partner, Head of Real Estate and Investments Practice, has been honored as the "Lawyer of the Year" in the sphere of construction projects support, and in 2017 - in the sphere of real estate.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 the international legal rating the Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa confirmed the high level of expertise of Kachkin & Partners in the sphere of real estate and construction. 

The international directory Chambers Europe 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 has included Kachkin & Partners into the list of the best consultants in the sphere of real estate transactions.

In 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Kachkin & Partners was named among the best Russian law firms in the “Commercial real estate / Construction” practice area, according to Pravo.Ru-300 rankings. 

In 2019 Dmitry Nerkrestyanov was recognized one of the five best lawyers in Russia who work in the sphere of real estate and construction according to the rating “Leaders of the Legal Services Market” of the “Kommersant” newspaper.

Today we support the majority of prominent real estate projects in St. Petersburg, providing our clients with top-notch solutions to complex problems.

Our services involve:

  • real estate transactions support, including reconstruction and new construction;
  • legal due diligence of real estate assets belonging to firms and holdings;
  • registration of title to land plots and other real estate properties, including unauthorized and unfinished constructions;
  • privatization of state-owned property, including public takeover and targeted assignment of properties;
  • consulting on urban planning and other restrictions affecting implementation of greenfield and brownfield projects
  • working out leasing documentation sets on a turnkey basis;
  • drafting package contracts on engineering, construction and construction management under FIDIC and AIA (American Institute of Architects) standards, legal support of contracts conclusion and performance;
  • tender documentation preparation, support of contractor selection process;
  • pre-trial dispute settlement, incl. restructuring of relations between project participants and drafting related agreements;
  • representing the client's interests by resolution of disputes on real estate, engineering, construction and reconstruction issues.