Vadim Konyushkevich has left Liniya Prava to co-found the VK Partners Law Firm in Moscow along with former Silvercliff Capital Partner Ilya Kudryashov.
Konyushkevich was the Head of the Foreign Investment and Digital Law practices at Liniya Prava, where he had been since 2016. Prior to that he was a counsel and Head of the China Desk at Lidings. Earlier still he worked as a senior lawyer in the corporate development department of Energoprom Management (Renova), a mid-term associate with Advokatfirmaet Selmer, an associate with Studio Associate Legale Tributario, and a lawyer with the Financial Industrial Company Capital Active.
Kudryashov has been Partner at the Silvercliff Capital consulting firm since 2017. Prior to that he was Counsel at the Russian Direct Investment Fund from 2013 to 2016, and earlier still he was an associate with Dentons (and legacy Salans) from 2007 to 2013.
Konyushkevich informed CEE Legal Matters that a third partner, who he declined to name at this point, will be joining the firm within a week.