Senior counsel and head of Russia and CIS practice, Ashurst
Sergei Ostrovsky is a London-based, UK-qualified, corporate transactional lawyer. He is bilingual in Russian and English. For over 12 years, to June, 2019, Sergei was a partner in the corporate practice at Ashurst LLP. He continues to practice as a senior consultant (on a non-exclusive basis). Sergei heads Ashurst's Russia and CIS practice. Trained as a banking and corporate lawyer in the City of London in the 1990s, he is a qualified solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. Sergei spends significant periods of time in the former Soviet Union jurisdictions, assisting clients and working with local legal counsel.
Sergei is also a member of the International Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales.
For over 20 years, Sergei has worked on a number of cross-border transactions involving equity and debt investments, fundraisings, corporate acquisitions and disposals. He specialises in equity capital markets, private placements, private M&A and joint ventures.