Vladislav Rikov
Partner — transport and Asset Finance
Vladislav provides legal support to transport companies and advises on private asset finance matters. His expertise covers transport finance, including operating and financial leases, asset sale and purchase, regulatory aspects of transport equipment operation, asset repossession, route and flight structuring in the context of applicable restrictions. Vladislav is also a unique expert in structuring of asset ownership and operation both in and outside Russia. Vladislav's clients include major beneficial owners, aviation entities, aviation equipment and car manufacturers, shipping, crab fishing, shipbuilding, leasing companies and banks. Vladislav has advised on the first air transportation structuring matters in Russia in the context of cabotage restrictions, and has successfully challenged aircraft confiscation orders issued by customs authorities. Before joining BGP Litigation, Vladislav worked for Clifford Chance, and prior to that – for Rolls-Royce, a leading aerospace equipment manufacturer and maintenance provider for airlines. The team led by Vladislav has been highly ranked by Kommersant and Pravo-300.