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Lidings announces Petr Nikitenko joining the firm’s Moscow office as Counsel

Lidings, the leading Russian law firm, advising international and Russia companies on all aspects of Russian law announces Petr Nikitenko joining the Moscow office as Counsel in the Dispute Resolution Practice.

Prior to joining Lidings he worked as Head of Dispute resolution practice at a major Russian law firm. Under his leadership, the practice improved its positions on the Russian market and earned recognition by the leading domestic and international ranking agencies. He has extensive experience in leading complex projects and litigation including bankruptcy proceedings and management of distressed assets. His practice also spans corporate and commercial matters as well as legal support of large scale investment projects. Petr assisted clients across a wide range of industries with a particular expertise in advising the automotive and real estate and construction sectors.

Major domestic and international companies including OJSC MTS, NOMOS-Bank, Caterpillar Financial, Mercedez Benz RUS, Ferronordic Machines, OJSC Fortum, Groupe Auchan SA, 7YA Group, and many others entrust Petr with representing their interests in Russia.

A graduate of the Francisk Skorina Gomel State University he also has a Postgraduate Degree from a Belarusian State University and received his LL.M. in Comenius University in , Bratislava, Slovakia. The scope of Petr’s professional interests includes history and theory of law. He is the author of multiple publications and is frequently invited to act as expert and speaker at key events of the professional legal community.

Lidings’ Managing Partner Sergey Aksenov commented on Petr Nikitenko’s appointment: “Lidings Dispute Resolution Practice is one of the key practice areas and we are delighted to acquire such highly prominent expert as a new member of the team. Petr has all necessary qualities and professional skills required to successfully support clients’ projects, contribute to the further development of practice and promote client’s pool growth.  We are pleased to welcome Petr to our team and wish him success”.

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