Corporate Law / M&A
Project Financing and Private-Public Partnership (PPP)
Natural Resources & Energy Sector
Pulp and Paper Industry
Pavel Karpunin is a Partner at Capital Legal Services and heads the Project Finance and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) practice, as well as the Corporate practice.
Pavel has over 21 years of experience in law and successfully implements both time-tested and the newest approaches for achieving the clients’ goals, while heading a team of experienced lawyers.
Under Pavel’s guidance, several of the largest investment and PPP projects in Russia were implemented, including in transportation and transport infrastructure, and major projects were completed in reconstruction, mergers and acquisitions.
Over many years, Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 EMEA have been recommending Pavel Karpunin as a professional and expert of the highest level in such areas as commercial law and public-private partnership.
Pavel is one of the recognized leaders of the Russian legal community, an acting member of the expert council on PPP issues at the Russian State Duma and takes an active part in projects aimed at improving the Russian legislation.
In addition, Pavel is a Member of the IPBA (an international organization uniting lawyers of the Pacific region) and the IBA (a leading international lawyer association).
As one of the leading lawyers in PPP in Russia, Pavel actively develops the connections between Capital Legal Services and European and Asian business, being the Head of the representative office of the Russian-Asian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs in the North-West federal Circuit.
Areas of Law:
- Corporate Law/ Mergers and Acquisitions
- Project Financing and Public-Private Partnership (PPP)
- Contract Law
- Infrastructure Projects
- Labor Law
- Natural Resources & Energy Sector
- Pulp and Paper industry
- Moscow State University Law School (1995, graduated with highest honors)
- Russian Institute of State Registrars at the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation (2001)
- Academy of National Economy at the Government of the Russian Federation (2004, graduated with highest honors)