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Georgy Vinogradov

Legal Director

Georgy practices in the area of corporate law, with a particular focus on international mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and venture capital financing. His clients include emerging growth companies, PE and VC funds as well as multinational enterprises.

As a transactional lawyer with almost 15 years of experience Georgy has been involved in numerous deals and complex contractual arrangements providing legal support to his clients and covering such tasks as structuring, negotiations and drafting various transaction documentation.



  • Advising Sberbank Investments, an investment unit of Russia’s largest bank Sberbank, on the acquisition of a 10.18% stake in fertiliser group Uralkali, the world’s largest potash producer by output.
  • Advising Busfor, a mobile and online ticket platform for purchasing bus tickets, on the USD4 million fundraising from Vostok New Ventures, a leading Swedish private equity fund.
  • Advising YouDo, a Russian task execution website, on fundraisings.
  • Advising Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank, on the sale of a 19.99% stake in Verkhnekamsk Potash Company, the operator of the Talitsky Potash Project, to Acron Group, with a simultaneous sale of the same stake back to Sberbank Investments, as VPC equity financing investor.
  • English
  • Russian
  • Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Specialist Degree in Law, cum laude, 2009

Prior Experience

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Georgy worked at the Moscow office of another global law firm and as Head of Legal Support of M&A Projects at a diversified Russian private company with significant investments in port logistics and other sectors.


  • Member, International Bar Association (including the IBA’s Corporate and M&A Law Committee and Closely Held and Growing Business Enterprises Committee).