Linklaters and Borenius have announced they are closing their Russian offices in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, respectively, while the two London-based Partners of Russian firm Ivanyan and Partners have announced they are resigning from the firm and the office will be closed.
Former Chairman of the British Polish Chamber of Commerce David Thomas and former Noerr Counsel Konrad Werner have joined Kochanski & Partners. Both join the firm as Partners, with Thomas to head International Finance and Werner to lead the Banking and Finance practice.
Former Ijdelea Mihailescu Partner Anca Mihailescu has joined Noerr in Romania as an Associated Partner and Head of the firm's Energy practice in Bucharest. She is joined by Associates Ana-Maria Albu and Diana Maria Bejenaru.
Hungarian corporate law firm HBK Partners has entered into a strategic partnership with Moore Hungary, the local member of audit and advisory network Moore Global. As a result, the law firm changed its name to Moore Legal Kovacs.