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Denis Uvarov

Partner, London





Specialist in corporate law including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations, advising a range of international and domestic clients across all significant industry sectors.

Examples of significant matters on which he has advised include:

  • acquisition by BP of strategic investments in TNK-BP and Slavneft
  • US$13.091bn acquisition by Gazprom of 72.6% of Sibneft
  • acquisition by VTB from Russia’s Central Bank of interests in a number of Russian overseas banks
  • US$1bln sale of Absolut Bank to KBC
  • US$ 875mln acquisition by AXA of 36.7% and a call option in relation to the remaining shares in RESO Garantia
Professional experience

2001 - Partner, Linklaters Moscow
2000 - 2001 Managing Associate, Linklaters Moscow
1999 - 2000 Managing Associate, Linklaters London
1997 - 1999 Managing Associate, Linklaters Moscow
1994 - 1997 Associate, Linklaters Moscow
1993 - 1994 Trainee, Linklaters Moscow


1989 - 1994 Moscow State University, Faculty of Law


English, Russian