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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Senior Russian lawyer Olga Lakhno will transfer from the Moscow office to support the new venture and the firm is planning to recruit local lawyers to provide Russian law advice.
Nick Rees, Linklaters' managing partner for the Moscow office, said that there was great competition in attracting the best local lawyers and that opening an office in St Petersburg "opens up a pool of legal talent that we have not tapped into before".
In 1997 Linklaters advised the lead manager bank on a US$300m bond issue by the local St Petersburg authorities.