Mikhail Turetsky

  • Partner
  • Emikhail.turetsky@lw.com
  • Ul. Gasheka 6, Ducat III, Office 510
  • Moscow 125047
  • Russia
  • T +7.495.644.1910


Mikhail Turetsky is the Office Managing Partner of the Moscow office of Latham & Watkins. His practice focuses on finance and capital markets, and he has extensive experience advising banks and corporate clients on all aspects of transactions in Russia and the CIS.

Mr. Turetsky is qualified to practice Russian law and also holds a UK LLM degree. His primary areas of expertise include debt and equity capital markets as well as a broad range of finance transactions, including project finance, structured finance and financial restructuring.



Mr. Turetsky's representative experience includes advising:

  • VTB Austria and VTB Deutschland in respect of a US$200 million loan to SUEK
  • Sberbank in respect of an over US$500 million secured loan facility backed by shares in a Russian company listed on the London Stock Exchange
  • VTB Austria and VTB Deutschland in connection with a financing provided to KazTransGas
  • Sberbank in respect of a US$2 billion facility secured by shares of a holding company of a major Russian industrial group
  • The project company and the sponsors in connection with the Yamal LNG project
  • Gazprombank and Gazprombank (Switzerland) Ltd as lenders in respect of financing to О1 Properties for the purposes of an acquisition of a major business centre “Legend of Tsvetnoy” in Moscow
  • Alfa-Bank in respect of a RUB8 billion loan facility for RESO-Leasing, a provider of services and equipment in the form of finance leases to companies in Russia
  • The lenders (Gazprombank, EBRD, Nordea, Raiffeisen, Sberbank and UniCredit) in respect of a RUB12 billion syndicated loan facility to Inter RAO UES, a MICEX-listed energy holding company with assets in Russia, Europe and the CIS
  • Creditors' Committee of RosBusinessConsulting in connection with restructuring of US$240 million of debt obligations
  • Creditors’ Committee in restructuring of US$480 million public debt of Potok8
  • Promsvyazbank in connection with establishment of up to US$20 billion note issuance program

Thought Leadership

  • US Treasury Department’s New Designations Under the Russia-Related Sanctions: 3 Key Takeaways -  April 09, 2018
  • Включение новых лиц в санкционный список Казначейством США в рамках антироссийских санкций: три ключевых вывода -  April 09, 2018
  • Казначейство США выпустило ожидаемый список российских лиц в рамках ранее принятого законодательства -  February 01, 2018
  • US Treasury Department Issues Anticipated List of Russian Parties, Pursuant to Recent Legislation -  January 31, 2018
  • The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review – Russia -  October 17, 2017
  • IFLR Project Finance Report 2017 - Russia -  January 01, 2017
  • PF Newsletter: Article 55 of the BRRD -  May 05, 2016
  • PF Newsletter: LMA Updates - Quarter One 2016 -  May 05, 2016
  • PF Newsletter: Solar in Sub-Saharan Africa -  May 05, 2016
  • PF Newsletter: The Global Oil Economy -  May 05, 2016
  • PF Newsletter: US Exim Update  -  May 05, 2016
  • Recent Amendments to the Russian Personal Data Protection Legislation: The Right to be Forgotten  -  April 18, 2016
  • A Practical Guide to Russian Restructurings -  April 01, 2015
  • Managing Legal and Business Risks Under the Russia/Ukraine Sanctions -  November 06, 2014
  • Ukraine Crisis Update: US and EU Expand Sanction Lists; US Imposes Export Restrictions -  April 29, 2014
  • Ukraine Crisis: US Expands Sanctions to Target Certain Russian Business Interests, Broadens Framework For Future Sanctions -  March 21, 2014
  • Ukraine Crisis Update: US and EU Expand Sanctions -  March 18, 2014
  • Ukraine Crisis: US and EU Respond with Targeted Sanctions -  March 07, 2014
  • A New Regime for Taking Security in Russia: Impact on Finance Transactions -  February 2014
  • Recent Amendments to the Strategic Enterprises Law -  December 26, 2011
Mr. Turetsky is recognized as a leading individual in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Restructuring areas and is described as “a brilliant banking and finance lawyer".Chambers Europe 2016
Bar Qualification
  • Russia
  • LLM, University of East Anglia, 2003
  • Diploma in Law, Novosibirsk State University, 2001
  • Capital Markets
  • Israel Practice
  • Restructuring & Special Situations
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Banking