William Towell, Associate in our Commercial Litigation team at Stewarts, in conjunction with Anton Zykov, Director at KPMG Russia, have been published in Financier Worldwide covering the impact of Russian sanctions on the UK legal market.

English law firms have historically enjoyed a steady flow of instructions from Russia for dispute resolution, M&A and finance work. Many UK firms have specialised in Russia/CIS instructions, establishing outposts in Moscow and St Petersburg. However, with the current delicate diplomatic relationships between Russia and the EU, the environment for English lawyers is undoubtedly changing.

The full article covers:

  • Jurisdiction of choice
  • Sanctions
  • Impact of the sanctions

To read the full article on Financier Worldwide’s site see here – Understanding the impact of Russian sanctions on the UK legal market



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