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About Dmitry Pozin

Dmitry specialises in general corporate and commercial law with particular emphasis on large M&A and JV transactions. He also advises clients on various aspects of contract law and IP issues.

Before joining our firm in 2011 Dmitry worked at a major metals and mining company as a legal counsel in the international projects department.

Dmitry speaks Russian and English.

Recent work

  • Advising AO Polyus Gold on setting up a joint venture company with Rostec for the participation in an auction for a licence for, and the subsequent exploration and exploitation of, the Sukhoi Log gold deposit.
  • Advising the private-sector shareholders of Vnukovo international airport on the airport assets consolidation and the shareholders agreement with the Russian Federation.
  • Consulting Novartis on the disposal of its animal health business in Russia as part of its global multijurisdictional sale of animal health division to Eli Lilly for $5.4bn.
  • Advising Lebedinsky GOK (a Metalloinvest subsidiary) on a contract for the design and erection of the third line for a hot briquetted iron factory, including the transfer of rights to use the technology.
  • Advising Privatbank on the sale of its Russian business (Moscomprivatbank) to Binbank.
  • Consulting on the sale of a 50 per cent interest in the fuelling service complex at Vnukovo international airport (one of the largest air transportation hubs in Russia) to Rosneft and the creation of a joint venture to operate the complex.



  • Moscow State University Law Department, Russia (2005)

Additional professional qualification

  • Degree in legal translation and interpreting (Moscow State University, Russia 2005)