Ronald Fletcher Baker’s Russia, Ukraine & CIS Desk specialises in advising Russian, Ukrainian and CIS companies and individuals.
Our Russia, Ukraine & CIS Desk team comprises enthusiastic lawyers with extensive experience in advising clients on a broad range of matters, including transactions, disputes and other matters relating to the Russian, Ukrainian and CIS markets.
Our lawyers speak Russian, and have an in-depth understanding and knowledge of these markets, as well as a real appreciation of the business culture and mentality of Russian, Ukrainian and CIS clients.
For local advice, Ronald Fletcher Baker’s established relationships with leading independent law firms allow us to assist with Russian, Ukrainian and CIS law and provide a cost-effective and flexible solution to transactions and matters involving Russia, Ukraine and CIS.
With particular reference to matters originating from Russia and CIS countries, the firm is recommended in the Legal 500 2014 in the area of Fraud and White Collar Crime with the publication noting that:
“Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP’s team ... is best known for its experience in high-value, complex cross-border disputes.”
Jonathan Roberts’ experience of CIS work includes cross border litigation involving the delivery of steel billets from a major international steel mill in a CIS country to Turkey. The case involved issues concerning a force majeure defence and the complex methodology of valuing steel.
David Winnie’s experience in CIS sports related matters includes acting for a British football manager who was employed by a Russian Football Premier League Club, in a breach of contract matter which went before FIFA.
Our Istanbul office also has extensive experience of CIS related work, particularly with matters involving Turkish law. Our Istanbul office, headed by Deniz Oguzkanli, has experience including acting for a Russian company in relation to a litigation matter in Istanbul worth 7.5m USD and a share purchase by a CIS entity of a Turkish company in the value of 255m USD.
For further information, please call our offices and ask to speak to a member of our team.