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Sergey Tufar joins Lidings as Senior Associate

Lidings, the leading Russian law firm dedicated to advising foreign companies on all aspects of Russian law has announced Sergey Tufar joining its Moscow office as senior associate. Mr. Tufar, a seasoned legal professional in the sphere of corporate and litigation law, will become a valuable addition to the firm’s Corporate and M&A and Litigation practices.

Prior to joining Lidings Mr. Tufar worked as a senior associate at a Russian law firm ALRUD, head of legal department at of a large construction and investment company ZAO Mezgorsvyazstroy, and acted as a legal advisor of a prominent international advertising agency.

At Lidings Sergey will specialize in advising foreign businesses on all aspects of corporate law and represent the firm’s clients in resolution of commercial and corporate disputes.

Sergey’s experience includes successful representation of the Russian branch of a leading multinational pharmaceutical company in a complex US$20 mln debt recovery dispute, advising one of the largest Russian ice cream producers in relation to challenging the decision of Krasnoyarsk antitrust authority, supporting underwriters in the process of IPO of major Russian Internet providers on foreign stock markets, as well as advising on a high scale PPP project aimed at attracting foreign investment to support Russia’s transportation infrastructure.

A graduate of Russian Academy of Law of the RF Ministry of Justice, Sergey Tufar holds Мaster of Law degree from Toulouse University of Social Science (France) and is currently completing a joint LL.M. course at the University of London and the Department of International Commerce of Russian Foreign Trade Academy.

Lidings’ Managing Partner Sergey Aksenov commented on Sergey Tufar’s appointment: «The complexity of projects we support demands recruiting legal experts with an exceptional knowledge of the Russian law and excellent command of foreign languages. Sergey possesses all of the qualities and professional skills required to successfully support clients’ projects and build rapport with foreign businesses in Russia. We are pleased to welcome Sergey to our team and wish him success».

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