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Semenov & Pevzner Opens Office in Saint Petersburg

Semenov & Pevzner Opens Office in Saint Petersburg

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Semenov & Pevzner has opened an office in Saint Petersburg, headed by Managing Partner Ekaterina Smirnova.

Smirnova specializes in intellectual property and information technology. Before joining Semenov & Pevzner, she worked Head of Intellectual Property / Information Technologies at Kachkin & Partners and at KIT Finance Investment Bank. She obtained her law degree from the Saint Petersburg State University in 2012 and obtained an LLM from the University of Melbourne in Australia in 2015.

“By joining together our years of experience in the provision of legal services, we will expand our areas of expertise, in particular by adding new domains such as franchising, IT, competition regulation in the realm of intellectual property, and defamation protection,” Smirnova commented. “Saint Petersburg is one of Russia's largest cities, worthy of the title of the capital of IT and culture, as well as that of the judicial center in the near future. All of this offers exciting prospects for productive and fulfilling work." 

Russian Knowledge Partner

Founded in 1993, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is the leading full-service law firm in the CIS with offices in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus and associated offices in the UK, the USA and Cyprus.

We advise its clients in many areas of law, including: dispute resolution in Russia and abroad, corporate law, M&A, antitrust issues, project finance and PPP, restructurings and insolvencies, energy and natural resources, property management and privatization, environment, technical regulation and industrial safety, banking and finance, intellectual property, criminal law, real estate and construction, taxation, family and labour disputes, marine and transport law, and international trade and customs.

We combine high academic qualifications, internationally acknowledged moral and ethical values, senior partners' professional experience and practical abilities with the vigour and knowledge of younger attorneys that enables thus providing clients with reliable, first-class service according to both Russian and western standards through a flexible structure.

All News about, and Legal Analysis by, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners can be found here.

Firm's website: www.epam.ru


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