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Alexander Dolgov


Alexander Dolgov
English, French, German, Russian
Practice Group

Legal500, EMEA, 2015 recognizes Alexander Dolgov as 'very responsive, commercial and technically strong'. His experience covers PPP and project finance in the infrastructure and energy sectors. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Alexander worked for over 16 years with leading international law firms in London and Moscow, as well as in Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited (London). His knowledge and experience covers PPP and project finance in the infrastructure and energy sectors, banking transactions and regulatory and capital markets. Alexander advises major corporates and state companies, international and Russian banks, international financial institutions, and state authorities at various levels, as well as EPC contractors.

Alexander is a partner heading Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects practice of Hogan Lovells in Russia and CIS. The team of lawyers headed by Alexander have worked on major Russian public-private partnership projects, and have advised Russian companies and banks on major infrastructure investment projects in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe, as well as in the CIS. Alexander is Chairman of the PPP Committee of the Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the UNECE Team of Specialists on PPP, member of the PPP Committee of the Russian Chamber of Commerce.

Alexander is recommended as a leading lawyer on PPP, project finance, energy and infrastructure by the leading international directories, including Legal500 and Chambers. Alexander was endorsed as a Leading Lawyer by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000) in association with Petroleum Economist in the Energy and Infrastructure Guide (from 2014 onwards). He was also announced as one of the best lawyers by the Best Lawyers in Russia in Project Finance and Development practice from 2013 onwards.

Alexander Dolgov is 'very responsive, commercial and technically strong'.

Legal500, EMEA, 2015

Areas of focus

Representative experience

Advising RDIF in relation to unsolicited proposal regarding construction of railroad overpasses in one of the Russian regions on the basis of a concession agreement.

Advising LLC NFR-Energo in connection with a concession project involving construction and reconstruction of heating facilities in Moscow Region

Advising JSC RRSPT in connection with concession project of LRT line construction 'Vidnoe-Butovo-Sherbinka-Moskva'

Advising EBRD on draft Model CIS PPP Law based on international experience and best practices of preparation and implementation of PPP projects in CIS countries.

Advising LLC Avtodor-Invest on the draft tender documentation and draft concession agreement in relation to Central Ring Road concession project (3rd and 4th sections).

Advising the EBRD in connection with the drafting of the law of Georgia on PPP, regulatory and institutional framework for PPP development in Georgia

Advising Eco-System in relation to structuring concession and PPP solid waste management and disposal projects in several regions of Russia.

Advising private investors in relation to concession projects in respect of radiation oncology centres in Balashikha and Podolsk, Moscow region.

Supporting international financial entities on Up to US$2bn pre-export syndicated loans portfolio restructuring of PJSC Uralkali and its European and U.S. affiliates.

Counsel to major Kazakh airline on sale and purchase transactions and operating and finance leases of aircraft from European and U.S. corporates and leasing entities.

Supporting Sberbank as lender on a €750m project secured by French and Belgian export credit agencies for constructing Russia’s largest integrated PVC production plant.

Counsel to the European leasing arm of Vnesheconombank (VEB) on sale and purchase and finance lease of Russian-made aircraft to Indonesian airline PT SKY Aviation.

Education and admissions


  • LL.M., Merit, Queen Mary & Westfield (University of London), 2005
  • LL.B., LLB, Moscow State University of International Relations, 2002


  • Head of the PPP Committee of the Franco-Russian Chamber of Trade and Commerce
  • Member of the Council of Experts in the PPP Development Centre
  • Member of the UNECE Project Team on PPPs in the spheres of healthcare and renewables

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