Dentons Partner Konstantin Kroll has been appointed Head of the firm's Russian Corporate and M&A Practice in Moscow. He takes the practice over from Partner Mathieu Fabre-Magnan, who had led the practice since 2016.
According to the firm, Fabre-Magnan will continue to work in his leadership roles as Co-head of Dentons’ Global Retail, Fashion and Luxury practice and Head of French Desk in Russia. He will also continue to work with clients as a partner in the Corporate and International Arbitration practices.
Kroll has over two decades of experience advising corporate clients and financial institutions on complex cross-border transactions in Russia and the broader Commonwealth of Independent States. He is triple qualified as a Russian advocate, solicitor of Senior Courts of England and Wales, and Irish solicitor (non-practicing).
According to Dentons, “Konstantin also focuses on international arbitration. He is a fellow of the Charted Institute of Arbitrators in London and a Vice President of the Russian Chapter of CIArb European Branch, a member of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration and ICC Russia recommended arbitrator, and an accredited arbitrator at the Russian Arbitration Center at the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration and the Arbitration Center at the RSPP, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.”
Kroll has a law degree from the Moscow State University and an LLM from the University of Manchester. Before joining Dentons in 2019, he spent over 14 years with Allen & Overy, over three years with Jones Day, and almost five years with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.
“It is a great honor for me to head one of the leading and largest corporate and M&A practices in the country,” said Kroll. “Our lawyers have impressive experience of handling the most complex and innovative transactions in Russia and abroad. Our team’s goals are ambitious and I hope to contribute to the further development of the practice, while also strengthening our leading position on the market.”