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Moscow office of Clifford Chance announces counsel promotions and counsel arrangement

30 April 2021

Moscow office of Clifford Chance announces counsel promotions and counsel arrangement

The Moscow office of the international law firm Clifford Chance announces the following changes, to take effect on 30 April 2021:

Jan Galin and Andrew Robinson promoted to counsel

Jan Galin is an established lawyer who has consistently demonstrated the highest level of dedication to the firm's banking and finance clients, advising client teams on the borrower’s and the lender’s side on major project finance transactions in Russia in the energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors as well as on acquisition finance transactions, syndicated lending also governed by the laws of Russian Federation, secured and unsecured facilities, real estate finance and structured finance.

Andrew Robinson is an English qualified lawyer focusing on cross-border joint ventures, M&A and strategic collaborations. He has been working in Russia for over a decade and regularly advises blue-chip corporations and financial investors on their most significant Russian partnerships, investments and exits. Andrew will continue to manage and grow the Russian corporate practice in Moscow.

Clifford Chance and advocate Vadim Turtsev agreed on a long-term counsel arrangement

Vadim Turtsev will continue to assist Clifford Chance and the firm's clients on a wide range of asset finance matters and will also continue to co-lead and work on the growth of the top-ranked Russian asset finance group. He has more than a decade of experience advising financiers, lessors and operators on all aspects of big-ticket asset finance in the CIS, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. Vadim has been recognized as an EMEA Legal 500 "Rising star" and Chambers Europe "Associate to watch" for his "deep knowledge and great project management skills".

Moscow office managing partner Victoria Bortkevicha commented: "We are delighted to congratulate Jan and Andrew on reaching a key milestone in their professional careers, and we are very excited about our new counsel arrangement with Vadim. We are certain that Jan, Andrew and Vadim will help us to maintain our market-leading offering in Russia and are excited about the future with so many outstanding professionals in the Moscow office."