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We have over 2,500 lawyers worldwide who work wherever our clients need us. We can put together tailored, multi-skilled, international teams at very short notice. Our relationships with leading local firms enables us to deliver a truly seamless service. This means you get an unbeatable combination of international experience and understanding, tailored advice, and reliable local knowledge and contacts – whenever and wherever you need it. Find out more about our global network by choosing a country or region

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Freshfields in Russia

We have over 60 lawyers in Moscow providing knowledgeable advice across all areas of business law. Our practice involves a broad range of advisory and transactional work, including:

  • general corporate and commercial
  • banking and finance
  • restructuring and corporate recovery
  • project financing
  • capital markets and securities transactions
  • property matters
  • industrial projects
  • joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • privatisations
  • intellectual property

We have deep experience in the energy and natural resources, food and drinks, telecoms, banking, automotive, pharmaceutical, aerospace, fast moving consumer goods and equipment building sectors. We are also active in litigation and arbitration proceedings, both in Russia and other jurisdictions.

Our Moscow office works closely with other members of our Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) team based in Germany, France and the UK. We advise western and CIS clients on cross-border transactions such as international M&A and international capital markets transactions, in particular American and global depositary receipt (ADR and GDR) programmes based on Russian securities and IPOs.

For more information please contact Maria Bannova.

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