Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev & Partners, Attorneys at Law, Open an Office in London

Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev & Partners, Attorneys at Law, announce the opening of an office in London. The new office is situated in the historical district of Westminster, located near Hyde Park and Oxford Street, in a period building at 53 Davies Street.

The opening of the office in London will expand the international presence of the Law Firm and become an important link in the provision of legal services on Russian Law matters for companies in the UK, Continental Europe and the USA which are interested in developing business in Russia and with Russian entities.

American attorney James S. Friedlander, a partner of the Law Firm with more than 40 years of international experience in advising on major investment projects and financial transactions, will be the head of the London office. Mr. Friedlander became a partner in the Law Firm last year. Managing partner Andrey Korelskiy will coordinate the work of the office during his regular visits to London.

Commenting on the opening of the London office, Andrey Korelskiy, managing partner, said: “Most of our clients are international companies of European origin, for which our presence in Europe means convenience, efficiency and a consistently high quality of service. On the other hand, the choice of London is a response to the growing international ambitions and requirements of our Russian clients. The opening of the office in London will be the first step towards expanding the geographical presence of the Law Firm in Europe and beyond”.

“We will be providing legal advice on a number of interesting projects for which my international experience is relevant. It is important to note that the level of competence of my colleagues at the Law Firm meet the high international standards to which I have been accustomed while working for many years in the legal profession in London, Washington, Moscow and several African countries”, - commented James S. Friedlander.