Doing deals in Russia requires a detailed understanding of the local market, legal regime and business customs. Extensive on-the-ground experience with the most significant and innovative transactions in Russia has given us a deep understanding of what our clients want.

Our team of more than 70 Russian and international lawyers, including 10 partners, combines the highest quality legal skills with an in-depth understanding of the domestic and international legal and business environment.

The practice areas include:

"I must admit they're probably the best firm I've worked with. I've done similar transactions but none that complicated before! The Russian team was excellent." 

Chambers Europe, Corporate/M&A: Russia

"They offer very commercially inspired advice and they've got a clear understanding of process and risk. They're also highly responsive."

Chambers Europe, Banking and finance: Russia

Linklaters operates in Russia through Linklaters CIS, an affiliate of Linklaters LLP.


Career Opportunities - Yulia Ivanova - Head of Human Resources

PR enquiries - Ksenia Chernykh - Head of Marketing and Business Development 


Best Legal Team in the CIS Syndication Market
Loans Cbonds Awards 2021

Law Firm of the Year in Russia 
Chambers Europe Awards 2020

Best Law Firm for Emerging Market Bonds
GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2020

Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year in Russia 
Best Lawyers Awards 2021

Best Legal Team in the Bond Market in Russia
Cbonds Awards 2020

Energy Law Firm of the Year in Russia 
Chambers Europe Awards 2019