Counsels Nikolai Kurmashev in Moscow and Patryk Figiel in Warsaw have been promoted to Partner as part of Linklaters global round, which included a total of 35 new partners worldwide.
All 35 promotions take effect on May 1, 2021.
“We are confident that our newly elected partners will live the firm’s culture and values and continue to provide legal certainty in a changing world to our clients,” said Charlie Jacobs, Senior Partner and Chairman at Linklaters. “These promotions acknowledge hard work, excellent legal skills, and service to our clients [and] I congratulate all those who have been promoted and wish them every success as they continue their career with us.”
Nikolai Kurmashev, who heads the Moscow office's Banking practice, specializes in cross-border syndicated lending, structured financing and restructuring in Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and the CEE region. He joined the firm in 2005 and was promoted to Counsel in 2016.
Patryk Figiel helms Linklaters Warsaw’s Energy and Infrastructure practice. His areas of expertise are investments and transactions in energy, infrastructure, natural resources, and environmental protection sectors in Poland and Central Europe. He also joined Linklaters in 2005.
“Patryk is an extremely professional lawyer, with great competence and many years of experience,” commented Artur Kulawski, Managing Partner at Linklaters Warsaw. “He is also extremely engaged in the projects he runs, thanks to which he successfully achieves his clients’ goals."