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In mid-July it was reported that Partner Perry Zizzi would be leaving Badea Clifford Chance in Bucharest to return to Dentons, where he had worked (under the Salans brand) before leaving 7 years before. On August 4 the news broke that long-time Ukrainian expert Adam Mycyk had joined Dentons as well. Mycyk moved over from Chadbourne & Parke, as that firm winds down its operations in KievWe reached out to Zizzi and Mycyk to ask them about their decisions to join Dentons.

The RULF law firm in Moscow has hired Partner Alexandr Shurygin to head the firm’s corporate and banking practices.

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Sorainen has announced that Latvian real estate and construction expert Laine Skopina and her team have joined the firm’s Riga office, where she becomes the firm’s 25th partner.

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has announced that M&A and Capital Markets specialist Konstantin Kroll has joined the firm as a partner in its M&A and Private Equity Practice Group.  

Based on press releases in apparent competition for the title of “most impressively professional and decent handling of team departure,” the news broke yesterday that five of Vasil Kisil & Partners’ eleven partners have left the highly-regarded Ukrainian law firm to start Aequo, a new firm in Kiev.

Richard Singer, the former Chief Operating Officer for Central & Eastern Europe and EMEA Director of Strategic Projects at White & Case, has left the White Shoe firm to join Dentons in Prague. Singer joins the firm as Chief Operating Officer for Europe.

RTPR Allen & Overy has announced that litigator Valentin Berea has joined the firm as Partner, bringing with him a team of three lawyers. Berea moves over from Bulboaca & Asociatii in Bucharest, where he spent the past 7 years.  

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Counsel Sergiy Grebenyuk has been elected Deputy Head of the Consultative Council of the Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office.