Baker & McKenzie has laid off eight staff members in its Kiev office, including three associates. Three associates were also made redundant in Baker's Moscow office. Baker & McKenzie follows other firms like German
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Allen & Overy Moscow senior associate Deidre Dare, who was sacked without prior notice last week after publishing an erotic novel online, plans to appeal the sacking. The Lawyer reports that the author of the novel
Allen & Overy has fired Deidre Dare, a Moscow senior associate who published an erotic novel on-line. Some weeks after the firm stopped Deidre Dare from publishing further instalments of Expat: A Weekly Serialized
Clifford Chance plans to reduce the head count in its Moscow office by 20 percent. The firm has already layed off six lawyers and plans to further reduce the number of lawyers in Moscow to about 150.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is in advanced discussions with Moscow's Andrey Goltsblat to take a number of partners from the Russian firm as part of the new launch, with an announcement of the full details imminent.
Svetlana Bakhminam, a lawyer convicted of embezzlement as part of a government investigation of her employer, the Yukos oil company, and its then-top executive, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, gave birth today at an undisclosed
Finnish electricity business Fortum Oyj has finalised a landmark €5bn Russian investment, with Dewey & LeBoeuf’s London and Moscow offices acting as lead legal counsel.
Herbert Smith has hired a senior associate from Allen & Overy's Moscow office in a bid to shore up its local finance capacity...
The impact of the credit crunch finally hit Russian law firms. Capital markets practices are taking the biggest hit after the Russian Government was last week forced to inject $20bn to support the country’s financial
Leading law firms representing HSBC and Hermitage Capital Management have been raided by Russian Interior Ministry officials in an attempt to link senior lawyers with an alleged tax fraud, , including Firestone Duncan, a
CMS Cameron McKenna and its European network have begun integrating operations in Russia and are on track to operate as a fully merged firm in Moscow by the end of the year. The firms confirmed that work towards a
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's corporate practice is upping its focus on mobility as the internationalisation of the legal profession continues. Fresh from the group's retreat in Amsterdam, corporate head Tim Jones
Although Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has been in Moscow since 1992, its office in the Russian capital is still rather modest. Around 30 attorneys handle a typical Skadden diet of high-end corporate finance work.