The directory traditionally characterizes Ost Legal as a Russian boutique firm specializing in the field of electric power and infrastructure. Ost Legal is also noted for its top-notch legal expertise in the implementation of Russian EPC-projects. The firm boasts a wealth of consulting experience in the field of electric power, the oil & gas industry and the chemical industry.
Managing Partner Vladimir Lipavsky is recognized as Ost Legal’s leading attorney in the fields of energy and natural resources, project design and project financing.
The publication notes the firm’s big staffing gain of 2015 – Vadim Tsvetkov, who had been a partner at the Law Offices of Egorov, Kryazhevskikh & Partners, now tapped to head Ost Legal’s dispute resolution practice.
Among the firm’s more ambitious recent projects, IFLR1000 also cites its consulting of Oil & Gas Industry – Management LLC in connection with a major overhaul of the Afipka Oil Refinery, as well as its consulting of Rusatom Overseas JSC in a project involving construction of the massive Hanhikivi power plant in Finland.