David Kononov
Head of Bankruptcy and Anti-crisis consulting practice
Legal work experience
more than 10 years
Education
  • Regional Financial and Economic Institute, economist with the degree Accounting, analysis and audit
  • Don Law Institute, lawyer with the degree Jurisprudence
  • Awarding the academic degree of PhD in Law. Place of defense: Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSLA)
Specialization
  • Organization of support of bankruptcy procedures;
  • Preparation and exercising of roadmaps;
  • Diagnosis of situation and development of the strategy for debt collection through bankruptcy;
  • Conducting negotiations, representing the interests of the Client;
  • Anti-crisis planning and anticipation of the onset of a crisis situation at the enterprise;
  • Installation at all stages of recommendations in general, setting up individual business processes, including through the introduction of new tools into the client's business;
  • Conducting "bankruptcy" Due Diligence of transactions;
  • Identification and prevention of risks of subsidiary liability; bringing to it and protection from it.
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Prior to LKP David headed legal departments in large construction companies, which were engaged, among other things, in the construction and reconstruction of Olympic facilities in Sochi and infrastructure in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games in the Sochi district.

Prior to LKP David headed legal departments in large construction companies, which were engaged, among other things, in the construction and reconstruction of Olympic facilities in Sochi and infrastructure in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games in the Sochi district.

Among the significant clients are: VEB.RF - State Development Corporation of Russia, Audit Group 2K audit, LLC NGKM - Neftegazkomplektmontazh, JSC NFT - Plant in Perm, JSC KuzbassTransUgol, JSC Trekhgornaya Manufactory, Gulliver.

David's experience includes the following projects:

  • Conclusion with the creditors of the settlement agreement (2nd case in Russia), where KDL instead of 120 million paid 1 million rubles.
  • JSC Tryokhgornaya Manufactory against ESK GROUP: bringing of the shadow beneficiary to vicarious liability outside the scope of the bankruptcy case;
  • Development of the plan to overcome the crisis and preventive measures to protect supervisors from collecting damages and bringing to subsidiary responsibility the major international brand of clothing for children and adolescents and a distributor of children goods in Russia;
  • Conclusion of the first settlement agreement in Russia on the dispute on bringing to subsidiary liability in the amount of over 300 million rubles.

David is in the list of leading lawyers in Russia in the category of Insolvency and Reorganization Law according to the international rating of Best Lawyers in 2020