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Leyla Ibragimova, Senior Associate

Leyla Ibragimova

Senior Associate


Russian, English, French

Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Corporate
  • Corporate secretarial services
  • International arbitration
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Practice notes

Leyla is a senior associate in our corporate and M&A group and acts on a wide variety of transactions with an emphasis on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and joint ventures. She also provides general corporate and governance advice to clients in a broad range of industries including agriculture, diversified industrials, construction, hospitality and retail. Leyla has also worked with international arbitrations and dispute management on corporate and commercial issues.

In addition, she is a frequent speaker at the Business Brunch series of events held by Eversheds Sutherland’s Russian offices.

Leyla obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Law from Saint Petersburg State University. Prior to her graduation, she spent a semester studying international and comparative law at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Her experience includes:

  • assisted a Swedish shipbuilding equipment and components manufacturer and distributor during the sale of its Russian subsidiary (drafting contracts/negotiations/share transfer/corporate)
  • advised an automotive components manufacturer with the complex acquisition and reorganization of its operations in Russia (share transfer/reorganization/commercial)
  • provided legal advice to a global specialty chemical, ingredient, and solutions provider during a recent acquisition, total transaction value of over USD 1 Billion (antitrust clearance)
  • advised a manufacturer of explosion protection equipment on a joint venture with a Russian partner (legal due diligence/ drafting contracts/negotiations/share transfer)
  • assisted а multinational engineering company with the Russian segment of the sale of its marine business, total transaction value GBP 500 Million
  • provided legal advice to a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets on the acquisition of a global company specializing in marine navigation solutions, total transaction value of EUR 210 Million (legal due diligence/antitrust clearance)
  • assisted a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry with Russia-related matters, total transaction value of USD 6 Billion (antitrust clearance/share transfer)
  • advised a multinational company manufacturing medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods on the implementation of a global outsourcing agreement in Russia (contract review)
  • assisted a global technology company designing and manufacturing connectivity and sensor products for harsh environments with the Russian segment of a multinational business acquisition (corporate)
  • provided legal advice to a major Russian meat producer and processor with a number of acquisitions of regional market leaders (legal due diligence/ drafting contracts/negotiations/share transfer)

“Leyla Ibragimova is professional”, Legal 500 2020