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CMS Strengthens Corporate M&A Offering with Key Appointment in Ukraine

International law firm CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang in Ukraine is pleased to announce the appointment of Leonid Petrov as a counsel in its Corporate M&A team in Kyiv. Leonid joins the firm from DLA Piper.

Leonid Petrov is an English-qualified solicitor with significant experience advising both Russian and multinational public and private companies on a wide range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations and restructurings. His practice covers a wide range of sectors, including entertainment, financial services, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, real estate, retail and telecommunication.

Graham Conlon, Managing Partner of the Kyiv office of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, comments: “We are pleased to welcome Leonid to the firm. Leonid is a seasoned transactions lawyer who has worked on some impressive corporate transactions across globe. His international skillset combined with his deep sector knowledge will prove extremely beneficial to our clients and enhance the capabilities of our growing transactions offering, both in Ukraine, across Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and beyond.”

Leonid Petrov, comments: “I’m thrilled to be joining CMS and working with colleagues across the firm. The region, and in particular Ukraine, continues to offer excellent opportunities for investors. CMS has a broad offering, which is consistent with my practice, and I look forward to using this platform to support clients on their key transactions.”

For further information, please contact:

Darina Gordienko, Senior Business Development Executive

E: darina.gordienko@cms-cmno.com

Notes to editors:

Founded in 1999, CMS is an integrated, multi-jurisdictional organisation of law firms that offers full-service legal and tax advice. With more than 70 offices in over 40 countries across the world and more than 5,000 lawyers, CMS has long-standing expertise both in advising in its local jurisdictions and across borders. From major multinationals and mid-caps to enterprising start-ups, CMS provides the technical rigour, strategic excellence and long-term partnership to keep each client ahead in its chosen markets.

The CMS member firms provide a wide range of expertise across 19 practice areas and sectors, including Corporate/M&A, Energy & Climate Change, Infrastructure & Projects, Funds, Life Sciences & Healthcare, TMC, Tax, Banking & Finance, Commercial, Competition & EU, Dispute Resolution, Employment & Pensions, Intellectual Property and Real Estate.

For more information, please visit cms.law

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