Florian is managing partner of Dentons' Moscow office. He specializes in corporate / M&A and real estate law assisting clients in the automotive, chemicals, railway, retail, food, real estate development and construction sectors. Florian has experience advising Russian and European clients on general Russian corporate/ M&A, real estate, criminal, tax, labor and IP law matters. His background includes M&A, joint venture work, structuring acquisitions of rights to land plots and purchases of buildings, office premises, acquisitions of real estate portfolios , corporate restructuring as well as strategic advice during criminal proceedings.
Florian has also worked on greenfield and brownfield projects in various Russian cities and regions, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnodar, Kaluga, Ryazan, Chelyabinsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Veliky Novgorod, Cherepovets, Tver and Volgograd.
Florian participates in German trade delegations and speaks frequently on Russian real estate law, corporate / M&A, Russian and German contract law and related matters. In addition to his responsibilities as Chairman of the Real Estate workgroup of the Russian-German Foreign Chamber of Commerce in the Russian Federation, Florian is a member of the Association of European Business in Russia and a member of the Bar Association in Germany.