Withers adds partner to Russian practice

Withers has expanded its Russian practice with the hire of Hogan Lovells counsel Olga Boltenko, who joins the firm as a partner.

Withers said the appointment is a sign of the firm’s commitment to growing its Russia practice. Boltenko ­specialises in ­advising corporates, family offices and ­individuals on Russian, UK and ­international tax matters. Her clients have included the Russian ­Ministry of Finance, Russian and Kazakh oil companies, ­international banks and oligarchs.