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Lidings Strengthens Key Practice Areas with the Appointment of Two Counsels


Lidings is pleased to announce the promotion of two senior associates to the position of counsels at the firm’s Moscow office. Following the results of the annual performance review Sergey Kislov has been appointed as counsel in the dispute resolution practice and Vadim Konyushkevich has been appointed as counsel in the corporate and M&A practice. Both promotions will significantly boost the firm’s leading practice groups and enhance its offering to key international clients.

Vadim Konyushkevich joined Lidings in March 2011. His prior work experience includes the position of associate at Selmer and senior associate at Energoprom Management. He represents international clients in cross-border transactions and advises on local corporate and regulatory issues. He has developed a particular expertise advising in relation to M&A projects, establishment of joint ventures, corporate reorganization, and legal support of investment projects in Russia.

A graduate of Moscow State Institute of International Relations with a degree in International Trade Law, Mr. Konyushkevich is the author of numerous publications devoted to comparative analysis of corporate legislation in Russia and the UK.

Sergey Kislov joined Lidings in December 2012. Prior to this Mr. Kislov worked as a senior associate at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Offices, head of legal department at a leading manufacturing company, and acted as a legal advisor for a major Russian manufacturing holding.

Mr. Kislov holds Мaster of Law degree from the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. He authored multiple articles on corporate law and dispute resolution.


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