LeeCoffey

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Lee Coffey has, for over 25 years, focused his practice on the arbitration and litigation of complex international disputes in a broad range of industries. He is the Administrative Partner for the London Office and the Global Disputes practice in Europe.

Lee's recent engagements include successfully defending the Government of the City of Moscow (and its subsidiary) from a US$2bn international arbitration claim arising from the redevelopment of a landmark Moscow hotel complex. He has particular experience in multijurisdictional disputes, and of the collateral issues that arise in this context, having acted for clients involved in proceedings before courts in the U.S., the Russian Federation, and the Eastern Caribbean (particularly the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands). He also frequently advises on the litigation risks arising from the structuring of significant acquisitions and disposals.

Lee is "highly rated" in The Legal 500 for commercial litigation and is "recommended" for international arbitration disputes.

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  • Blackstone Group invests €175 million (US$196.4 million) in Superbet RomaniaJones Day advised The Blackstone Group in its €175 million (US$196.4 million) minority equity investment in Superbet, the largest omni-channel sports betting and gaming operator in Romania.
  • CIS Natural Resources Fund acquires 36.6 percent interest in GRK Bystrinskoye for $275 millionJones Day represented CIS Natural Resources Fund in its $275 million acquisition from MMC Norilsk Nickel of a 36.6 percent interest in GRK Bystrinskoye, a major Russian mining company located in the Eastern Siberia.
  • U.S. construction company arbitrates dispute with Panama for violation of applicable treaties between U.S. and PanamaJones Day is representing a U.S. construction company in an international arbitration conducted under the Rules of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes against the Republic of Panama.
  • Procter & Gamble sells its beauty brands to Coty for $12.5 billionThe Procter & Gamble Company ("P&G") has merged its 43 beauty brands ("RMT Brands") of global salon professional hair care and color, retail hair color, cosmetics, and fine fragrance businesses, along with select hair styling brands with Coty Inc. in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction for $12.5 billion.
  • Lamb Weston forms Russian joint ventureJones Day is advising ConAgra Foods, Inc. in connection with a €100 million joint venture between Lamb Weston/Meijer and Belaya Dacha to construct and operate the first of its kind potato processing plant in Russia to serve the rapidly growing Russian French fry market.
  • Euronext-listed company migrates to United KingdomJones Day is advising a Euronext-listed company on its corporate migration into the United Kingdom to safeguard its U.S. and UK operations from possible adverse Brexit consequences.
  • Unaoil wins trial and recovers costs in relation to oil pipeline construction project in Iraq and Northern Arabian GulfJones Day represented Unaoil Limited ("Unaoil") in the English Commercial Court against Leighton Offshore PTE Limited ("Leighton").
  • Chevron announces sale of interests in Chad and Cameroon for approximately $1.3 billionJones Day advised Chevron Corporation in the sale of its interest in a producing oil concession in Chad and related pipeline interests in Chad and Cameroon for approximately $1.3 billion.
  • Alfa Group spins off telecoms assets into LetteroneJones Day advised Alfa Group and Letterone on the spin off of Alfa Group's telecoms assets into Letterone, principally its 47.85 percent shareholding in VimpelCom, the world's sixth largest mobile network operator, and its 13.22 percent beneficial interest in Turkcell, the leading mobile operator in Turkey, including the buy-out of certain minorities in the Alfa Group's historic telecoms shareholding structure.
  • Alfa Group forms LetteroneJones Day advised Alfa Group and Letterone in connection with the formation of Letterone, a $30 billion investment structure for holding technology, oil and gas, and certain other assets.
  • Alfa Group spins off treasury assets and private equity and hedge fund interests into LetteroneJones Day advised Alfa Group and Letterone on the spin-off of the Alfa Group's treasury assets (approximately $16 billion) and its private equity and hedge fund interests into Letterone.
  • Company brings shareholder multiple derivative action in Cayman Islands Grand Court alleging conspiracyJones Day is representing a company in a shareholder multiple derivative action listed for a six week trial in the Cayman Islands, involving novel points of Cayman Islands law and allegations of conspiracy.
  • Bridgestone establishes tire manufacturing joint venture in RussiaJones Day advised Bridgestone in connection with the ¥37.5 billion (US$400 million) joint venture with Mitsubishi to build a radial tire plant in the Ulyanovsk Region of Russia, Bridgestone's first tire plant in Russia and CIS.
  • Three ship purchasers defend against arbitral proceedings arising in connection with three Memoranda of Agreement providing for construction and delivery of bulk carriers and associated securityJones Day represents three ship purchasers in separate arbitral proceedings with a value of approximately US$30 million arising in connection with three Memoranda of Agreement providing for the construction and delivery of bulk carriers and associated security in respect of obligations to perform thereunder in the form of refund guarantees issued on behalf of the seller.
  • ENRC acquires First Quantum Minerals' DRC assets for $1.25 billionJones Day advised Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation PLC ("ENRC") in its $1.25 billion acquisition of the residual assets and settlement of all claims in relation to the Democratic Republic of Congo operations of First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
  • Liberum Capital completes £10 million placing of Ordinary Shares by Namakwa DiamondsJones Day advised Liberum Capital Limited, an investment bank, in its capacity as sponsor, financial advisor, and sole broker to Namakwa Diamonds Limited, in its placing of 66,791,667 New Shares in connection with the capitalization of certain trading debts at a deemed price of 15 pence per new share.
  • Igor Yakovlev sells his stake in EldoradoJones Day represented Igor Yakovlev, the founder of the Eldorado Group, in the sale of his 50 percent minus 1 share stake in the Eldorado Group, Russia's largest consumer electronics retailer, to its joint venture partner PPF Group, a Czech financial group.
  • Alfa Group sells interest in CTC Media for $1.1 billionJones Day represented Alfa Group in connection with the $1.1 billion sale of its 25.1 percent beneficial interest in CTC Media, Inc. to Telcrest Investments Limited.
  • Goode Partners and Lion Capital announce joint investment to acquire AllSaints SpitalfieldsJones Day advised Goode Partners LLC on its joint investment with Lion Capital LLP to acquire AllSaints Spitalfields, a leading international fashion brand, from Icelandic banks Kaupthing and Glitnir.
  • Investment fund resolves claims against accountancy firmJones Day acted for an investment fund and its fund manager in relation to claims against an accountancy firm.
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