Squire Patton Boggs Strengthens Corporate, Real Estate and Energy Capabilities in Russia

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Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that Vladimir Zenin has been appointed as a partner in the firm’s Global Corporate Practice, based in the Moscow office.

Mr. Zenin joins from CMS where he led the M&A practice in Russia for the past six years, prior to which he had been with the corporate and energy practices of Allen & Overy in Moscow and London for almost nine years. Joining alongside Mr. Zenin is a team of three associates, Elizaveta Rakova, Natalia Gegechkory and Viktoria Shcherba, all from CMS.

A graduate of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Mr. Zenin has more than 20 years’ experience in international legal services. Mr. Zenin and his team have represented national and international energy companies, publicly listed and privately held multinationals, sovereign wealth funds, banks and family offices on a variety of acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and private placements across a wide range of industry sectors, including oil and gas, mining, power, real estate, logistics, transport infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, retail and technology.

Alexander Dolgov and Patrick Brooks, Managing Partners of the Moscow office, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Vladimir and his team whose capabilities and track record ideally complement our firm’s expertise in the corporate, real estate and energy space. This appointment underscores our firm’s global vision and commitment to the Russia and CIS markets.”

Tony Reed, EMEA Chair of the Global Corporate Practice of Squire Patton Boggs, added: “Vladimir and his team are an excellent addition to our firm. Their high-quality technical skills, commercial understanding and in-depth sector expertise will significantly strengthen our offering in the region. Our Moscow office is an important component of our Global Corporate Practice and we are confident that Vladimir’s team is well placed to help us grow it.”

Zenin said: “My colleagues and I are very pleased to join a firm with such a strong platform, great potential and bold strategic vision. We are thrilled at the opportunities that lie ahead of us and look forward to contributing to the development of the corporate, M&A and real estate practices of Squire Patton Boggs in Russia and the wider region.”

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