Igor Panshensky and Alexander Egorushkin Join Dechert's Expanding Moscow Office

We are pleased to announce that Igor Panshensky, a corporate and competition lawyer with 20 years of experience in the Russian market, has joined our Moscow office. Mr. Panshensky advises large multinational companies as well as leading Russian industrial companies and financial institutions on a variety of corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, distribution and sales agreements, and competition issues. He has extensive experience in the consumer products, energy, financial services and life sciences sectors. He is joined by corporate and competition associate Alexander Egorushkin.

A graduate of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (Law Degree, with honors, 1990), Temple University School of Law (LL.M., cum laude, 1993) and Harvard University School of Law (LL.M., 1995), Mr. Panshensky has been recognized as a leading lawyer in Russia for both corporate/M&A and energy matters by Chambers Global (2010), where he is hailed as an Уaccomplished academic and practical corporate and energy lawyer, whose know-how wins favour with multinational clients.Ф He is also acknowledged as a leading competition lawyer by Chambers Europe (2010).

Mr. Panshensky is the latest in a series of partner additions to DechertТs growing Moscow office, which advises on a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border corporate, finance and litigation and arbitration matters. Most recently, top litigator Ivan Marisin joined DechertТs Russia and CIS practice with a team of lawyers. The four partners in the corporate and securities practice in Moscow, who collectively have more than 75 years of experience in the Russian market, are frequently recognized as leading lawyers in Russia in the areas of corporate/M&A, banking and finance (including project finance) and energy and natural resources. The office also advises on regulatory, employment, IP, real estate and securities matters in the banking and financial services, life sciences, manufacturing, retail, and technology, media and telecommunications sectors.

For more information, please contact:

Laura Brank, Managing Partner, Moscow, +7 499 922 1110, laura.brank@dechert.com.