Our international Russia & CIS group focuses on the flow of business between Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and other parts of Europe, in particular the UK. Recognised as a market leader, the team can advise you on investments to and from Russia and the CIS and can provide you with a comprehensive suite of legal services to support those investments, including the ability to project manage complex cross-border or multi-jurisdictional transactions.
We work closely with leading law firms in Russia and the CIS region, and we have a number of offices in Central and Eastern Europe – in Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, and Ukraine.
All members of our Russia & CIS group are widely experienced in advising clients from Central and Eastern Europe and in doing business on an international basis. The team is made up of international lawyers, a number of whom are native Russian speakers with professional qualifications in Russian law.
We can provide you with a full service offering, with a particular focus on the following areas:
- Cross-border transactions
- Investment structures
- Dispute resolution
- IPO/ fundraising
- International tax planning
- Domicile and residence
- Personal wealth structures
- Trusts, settlements and foundations
- Family governance
- Reputation management
We provide these services for a range of clients including international businesses, leading entrepreneurs, wealthy families, family offices and investors coming into Europe or seeking to expand their operations in Europe or further afield.