Ksenia Koroleva

  • Associate
  • Eksenia.koroleva@lw.com
  • Ul. Gasheka 6, Ducat III, Office 510
  • Moscow 125047
  • Russia
  • T +7.495.644.1943


Ksenia Koroleva is a Russian law qualified associate in Latham & Watkins’ Moscow office. Ms. Koroleva has experience advising large Russian and international banks and corporate clients on all aspects of transactions in Russia and the CIS. Her practice primarily focuses on banking and corporate finance across multiple industries in the Russian market, including real estate, metals and mining, oil and gas, financial services, and TMT.



Ms. Koroleva’s representative experience includes advising:

  • Sberbank of Russia as arranger in respect of a US$325 million financing for the NordGold group involving guarantees from various group entities
  • Gazprombank as arranger in respect of US$240 million secured acquisition financing to O1 Properties for the purposes of acquiring from Capital Group over 40,000 square meters of office space in Tsvetnoy Legend Business Center
  • VTB group in connection with amendments to a US$240 million facility agreement for the purposes of acquisition of White Gardens, a Class A 63,000 square meter business center in Moscow
  • ING Group in respect of a US$150 million financing for NordGold SE, a major gold producing company
  • The arranger in respect of the secured acquisition financing facility provided to Flotonic Limited for the purposes of its acquisition of 64.88% of the issued share capital of AFI Development, one of the leading developers in the Russian real estate market whose shares and GDRs are listed on the London Stock Exchange
  • VTB Group and Raiffeisen Bank International AG in respect of a US$250 million syndicated loan facility for KazTransGas (KTG), the largest gas supply company in Kazakhstan and its national operator for natural gas
  • The lender in connection with a US$200 million term loan facility for Norilsk Nickel, a major metals and mining company

Thought Leadership

  • RuNet Law: New Russian Law Could Significantly Impact Telecom and Internet Providers and Social Media Platforms -  May 22, 2019
  • Russian Lawmakers Move to Be Able to Ban Use of VPNs and Similar Access Tools  -  November 21, 2017
  • The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review – Russia -  October 17, 2017
  • Russia Introduces New Definition and Obligations for Audiovisual Service Owners  -  July 20, 2017
  • IFLR Project Finance Report 2017 - Russia -  January 01, 2017
  • “Yarovaya” Law – New Data Retention Obligations for Telecom Providers and Arrangers in Russia -  July 29, 2016
  • Recent Amendments to the Russian Personal Data Protection Legislation: The Right to be Forgotten  -  April 18, 2016
  • Privacy Blog: Update on the Russian Data Localization Law -  August 19, 2015
  • A Practical Guide to Russian Restructurings -  April 01, 2015
Ksenia Koroleva is recognized as a Rising Star for Russia Banking by IFLR 1000 IFLR 1000 2018
Bar Qualification
  • Russia
  • Diploma in Law, Russian Academy for Foreign Trade, 2012
    With Honors
  • Communications
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power
  • Mining & Metals
  • Financial Institutions
  • Russian
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Capital Markets
  • Benefits, Compensation & Employment
  • Real Estate
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Banking