Senior Associate
Alexei Klementiev

Alexei Klementiev is a Senior Associate at RGD’s Corporate Practice.


Prior to joining the RGD team, Alexei was employed at an international law firm and spent 10 years serving in various roles at Raiffeisenbank’s Legal Department. In the recent years, he provided legal support to Capital Markets, Investment Banking, and Corporate Finance as a Senior Vice President. Alexei's experience covers transactions with derivatives and securities, and various types of bank financing. He provided legal support for bilateral and syndicated loans issued to major Russian and international borrowers, handled collateral documents across various jurisdictions, and coordinated financial transactions with a team of international legal advisers. Alexei completed a doctoral program at the HSE University, where he currently works as a Senior Lecturer.


Primary Practice Focus: Corporate, Banking and Finance

Industry Sectors: Industry & Transportation, Telecom & Media, Energy & Natural Resources

Languages: Russian, English

Landmark engagement experience

Banking Law and Regulation

  • Advising a Russian bank's foreign shareholder on granting a subordinated loan and issuing subordinated bonds

  • Developing bilateral loan documentation allowing subsequent syndication for Russian borrowers

  • Providing legal support to a Russian bank in connection with a syndicated loan under Russian law to a major Russian IT company

  • Providing legal support to a Russian bank in connection with a syndicated financing under Russian law of a leading infrastructure company

  • Legal support to a Russian bank in connection with a syndicated loan governed by Russian law provided to the major non-ferrous metals player

  • Providing legal support on the sale of a foreign asset via an escrow agent

Securities and Derivatives

  • Providing legal support to an international player on the issuance of bonds in the Russian market

  • Advising a major Russian bank on a secondary public offering of depositary receipts

  • Providing legal support in connection with the issuance of Eurobonds and related debt restructuring

  • Preparing framework agreements with international banks and corporations based on ISDA, RISDA, GMRA, and FXC templates

  • Developing non-conventional derivative products (credit support arrangements, structured deposits, option strategies)


  • Researcher, Lecturer and Researcher in Law, HSE University, 2018

  • DL with honors, Kutafin Moscow State Law University, 2010


  • Russia, 2010

International Experience
Alexei Klementiev
Senior Associate