Bakers swoops on PwC for 22-strong team

Baker & Mckenzie Moscow has raided the legal arm of ­accountancy giant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for a team of 22 including three partners.

Bakers’ Russian practice now has 26 partners in Moscow and St Petersburg .

The three ­partners are real estate lawyers Konstantine Kouzine and Maxim Kuznechenkov and corporate partner Igor Makarov.

They bring with them 19 fee-earners from PwC’s Moscow office.