About Russia & CIS Group
We are the largest dedicated Russia & CIS Group in the City comprising over 50 dynamic and highly experienced specialists drawn from key practice areas within the firm, out of which over 20 are Russian speakers. Our specialists were educated at some of the best universities and have been trained by top UK and US law firms. In addition, many of our lawyers also hold professional qualifications from various CIS countries. Our first-hand knowledge of cultural differences between the CIS and the Western world means that we are uniquely positioned to deliver relevant and practical advice to our clients in their own language.
Our cross-departmental Group plays a prominent role at Fieldfisher, a firm of more than 600 lawyers across offices in Europe, Asia and America. Supported by long-standing relationships with leading local firms in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and other CIS countries we have the weight, experience and reach to manage all aspects of any international matter and offer our clients a truly one-stop shop experience.
Our clients range from entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals to international investment banks and large blue-chip and LSE listed companies from the CIS region. From acquisitions and IPOs of businesses to large international arbitration and litigation disputes, banking and finance transactions or private client and property matters, our lawyers have excellent sector experience complemented by a deep understanding of CIS clients' needs. We provide outstanding legal services across all industries dealing with matters of different sizes and varying degrees of complexity.
We are proud to be the first law firm in the UK to offer CIS-specific solicitor training programme.