Petr Ordzhonikidze
Partner
Responsibilities at Kesarev
– strategic counselling

– public affairs strategies' design and implementation

– political implications assessment

– meetings facilitation and negotiations to achieve the support of federal authorities

– negotiations with international and domestic financial institutions and corporations

– industry sectors of expertise: finance, energy and natural resources, mining, technology, chemical, etc.

Professional Experience
Prior to joining Kesarev, Petr spent four years as Managing Partner at major international public affairs firm Cassidy & Associates CIS.

Petr's primary practice during the preceding eight years was in public law and administrative practice and procedure in trade and internal economic regulations. His clients included the Russian Federal Government, Moscow Government, Philip Morris, Bema Gold, NTV+, RAO UES and many others.

Petr was a consultant to the Federal Government during Russia's WTO negotiations.

Petr's experience also includes work as a senior lawyer at MacLeod Dixon LLP international law firm in Moscow; legal advisor with a major Russian commercial bank, investment company and oil and gas business.

Petr has been actively involved in advising on corporate and commercial issues. He advised clients on joint venture structure for successful trading, mining and oil & gas activities. This also involved structuring project financing, assessing legal and political implications, issuing legal opinions, corporate restructuring, meetings, negotiations with Russian state officials, international and domestic financial institutions and companies, etc.

Background
Petr graduated in law from the Moscow State Law Academy and continued his post-graduate studies at TMC Asser Institute in The Hague.

Recognitions
Best Lawyers recommends Petr in the Government Relations and Regulatory practicies.

Languages
Petr is fluent in Russian and English.
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