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Company

CIS London & Partners

Position

Partner

Index

Corporate Lawyers

Legal

Location

London, United Kingdom

Advice type

Alternative investments

Cross-border

Legal - Dispute resolution

International cases

Regulatory

Client types

International UHNWs

Private clients

Tech and high-growth entrepreneurs

UHNW

UHNW families

Geographical focus

Russia

Sector focus

Legal Advisory Services

Profile

Svetlana London

Description

Spear's Review

Svetlana London graduated as a Russian qualified lawyer from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2006. Since moving to the UK, she has completed a Graduate Diploma in Law course, the Legal Practice Course and LLM in Professional Legal Practice from the BPP Law School.

Now a dual qualified Russian advocate and English lawyer, London is also the managing partner of CIS London & Partners LLP, an independent law firm advising corporate and private clients on all key aspects of Russian law and law across CIS countries.

The English and Russian-speaking lawyer specialises in legal issues and cross-border transactions with a Russian element. Over the years, she has been selected as a Russian law expert and as a legal adviser for several High Court cases.

Adviser Profile

Svetlana London is a dual qualified Russian Advocate and English lawyer. She is the Managing Partner of CIS London & Partners LLP, a London based law firm specialising in Russia/CIS law and region.

Svetlana advises Corporate and Private clients and has over 17 years of practical professional experience in cross-border projects with a Russian element.

Svetlana and her team advise corporate clients based in the UK, USA and Europe on a wide range of Russian law issues, with particular experience in financial services. Svetlana advises private clients on tax and wealth structuring, contentious and non-contentious family matters as well as philanthropy and charitable projects. The typical private clients are business owners and entrepreneurs of the CIS origin who are either UK residents with businesses across Russia and CIS countries or internationally mobile HNWIs.

Over the years, Svetlana has been selected as a Russian law expert and as a legal advisor for several High Court of Justice cases.

Svetlana is ranked by Chambers & Partners in their High Net Worth guide for private clients for her expertise in Private Wealth Law and experience working across multiple jurisdictions. The Legal 500 UK also recommended Svetlana as a Leading Individual and ranked CIS London & Partners LLP as a Tier 1 foreign law firm in London for Russia.

Svetlana is an Associate member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), a member of The LCIA Users' Councils and a member of STEP's International Client group.

Svetlana has graduated as a Russian qualified lawyer from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2006. In the UK Svetlana has completed: a Graduate Diploma in Law course, the Legal Practice Course and LL.M. in Professional Legal Practice from the BPP Law School.

She speaks Russian and English.

Rank: Recommended

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Address

4-6 Staple Inn, 3rd Floor, London, WC1V 7QH, United Kingdom

Email

svetlana.london@cislondon.com

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Phone

+44 20 7242 0484

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