Real estate & investments has always been our main area of expertise. Since the founding of our firm more than 20 years ago, we have participated in the realization of more than 1200 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 — 2020). 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, in 2017 — in the sphere of real estate, in 2020 — in the sphere of land use and zoning law.
In 2013 — 2020 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 — 2020 has included Kachkin & Partners into the list of the best consultants in the sphere of real estate transactions.
In 2010 — 2020 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.
In 2020 the Commercial Real Estate magazine included Dmitry Nekrestyanov for the first time in the “Legal Practice” category and named him one of the top 10 lawyers in commercial real estate in Russia.
Today we support the majority of prominent real estate projects in St. Petersburg, providing our clients with top-notch solutions to complex problems.
Our expertise includes:
- 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
- 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
- Major development company legal support at court under the investment contract of the residential complex «Bolshoi Drama Theatre House» construction with a total living area of 29 th sq m
- Representing Adamant, a large development holding, at court
- Legal support on project acquisition and start of construction of the business-class apartment complex “Light world “Inside” of the major investment-and-development company Seven Suns Development
- Complex legal support of a cold store building purchase for the purpose of expanding our client’s business
- Legal support in the frameworks of the brownfield construction of two pig breeding plants by a Danish-Lithuanian agricultural company Idavang A/S
- Legal support for the Belaya Dacha Outlet construction project in the Moscow Region
- Legal support within the construction of a multi-purpose building complex in the suburb of St. Petersburg, Russia
- Legal support in frameworks of reconstruction of a building located in the St. Petersburg historical centre
- Defending Siyanie CJSC, construction company contracted for construction of the Courtyard by Marriott Hotels, in a litigation dispute
- Support of a land plot purchase for further construction of a truck parking site and administrative buildings
- Legal support of a construction of high class residential complex in the historical centre of St. Petersburg
- Court representation of Tebodin, an international engineering company in a contract fulfilment dispute
- Legal support of buyout of a production complex in Arkhangelsk region
- Support of real property buyout in respect to the St. Petersburg Ring Road construction
- Legal services in respect of construction of a large shopping mall Galleria located in the heart of St. Petersburg
- Legal support to ATLANT-M automobile holding within construction of automobile showrooms and warehouses in St. Petersburg
- Legal support of land plots privatization in St. Petersburg suburbs
- Representing a construction company in dispute between parties of construction investment contract
- Representing A.Len, one of the leading architect & project design companies in St. Petersburg in a series of legal disputes with customers and subcontractors (total cost of 3M Euros)
- Protection of the North-West Regional Directorate of the State Federal Fishing Agency property interests by settlement of disputes on federal property use