Goltsblat BLP

INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRM GOLTSBLAT BLP ANNOUNCES FURTHER EXPANSION OF THE FIRM’S RUSSIAN/CIS TAX PRACTICE AND APPOINTMENT OF EVGENY TIMOFEEV AS PARTNER AND ITS HEAD

Evgeny Timofeev, highly-respected in the Russian legal field, joins the firm's tax department in response to the growing demand from international clients for quality cross-border tax advice.

Over the last two years the Goltsblat BLP Tax Practice has expanded significantly and, being one of the most demanded by international clients in the Russian market, has demonstrated 60% growth in 2010/2011 financial year.
Before joining Goltsblat BLP, Evgeny was a partner at the Salans Moscow office and co-head of the firm's Global Tax Practice. He is one of the country's leading tax practitioners, ranked in the first tier for Tax in Chambers Europe 2011 and also being mentioned as “a leading tax litigator” with significant experience in litigation against tax authorities. He is also “praised for his diversified theory and practical knowledge, strong experience and outstanding logic”, according to Legal 500 2011.

Evgeny provides a broad range of contentious and non-contentious tax advice to global corporates, local companies and financial institutions. Evgeny’s clients include leading Russian and international companies such as Auchan, ABB, L’Oreal, Russian Alcohol and many more.

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