Luke conner,

managing partner

Luke Conner is an English law qualified solicitor with over 13 years of experience in the Russian legal market. A graduate of the University of Manchester and Nottingham Law School, and trained in the City of London, Luke first came to Moscow in 2004 for a six month secondment. Following qualification as a solicitor, Luke stayed in London working on banking and finance transactions and M&A to develop his skill set, before moving back to Moscow in January 2008, where he has remained ever since. 

Luke specialises in corporate finance, M&A and banking transactions in the Russian market and internationally. Luke also has significant experience of litigation, real estate and private client matters.

Luke founded Conner & Co in the autumn of 2015, with the vision of creating a different law firm for the Russian market, mixing international and local expertise, with flexible working practices and a more modern and friendly client face.

In January, 2017, Luke became the President of the British Business Club in Russia, an organisation that promotes cooperation between Russian and British businesses and supports business people living and working in Russia, having an interest in trade and business development in and with the United Kingdom. 

Please contact Luke at with any client enquiries, for careers information and for press related matters.


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Alexey kokorin,


Alexey Kokorin is a Russian qualified lawyer and a partner at Conner & Co. Alexey’s practice primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and encompasses domestic and cross-border transactions, joint ventures, complex restructuring and private equity transactions of all types. He has advised a wide range of public and private clients, particularly those in the oil and gas, mining, energy, retail, media, telecom and finance sectors.

Alexey’s clients on major projects have included, amongst others, Rosneft Oil Company, En+, Metro Group, RUSAL, Danone, A1, Basic Element, CISCO Systems.

Alexey received a degree with honours at the Urals State Law Academy.

Before Alexey joined Conner & Co in spring 2016, he was developing his skills advising clients at the best Russian and international law firms.

Alexey speaks English and Russian.

Please contact Alexey at with any client enquiries.