Founded in 1949, Baker McKenzie advises many of the world’s most dynamic and successful business organizations through more than 3,750 locally qualified lawyers and over 5,700 professional staff in 77 offices in 47 countries. Baker McKenzie is known for having a deep understanding of the language and culture of business, an uncompromising commitment to excellence, and world-class fluency in its client service. Baker McKenzie’s global revenues for the fiscal year ended 30 June 2016 were US$2.62 billion. Paul Rawlinson is Chairman of the Firm’s Executive Committee.
Baker McKenzie was the first international law firm to open an office in Moscow in 1989. The St Petersburg and Kyiv offices were opened in 1992, the Almaty office in 1995, and the Baku office in 1998. Since then we have built a reputation as an experienced and reliable legal adviser, combining deep knowledge of local law with seamless execution across borders and practices.
We now have one of the largest practices in the CIS, offering expertise (in close co-operation with our offices worldwide) on all aspects of investment in the region including: antitrust & competition, banking and finance, bankruptcy/financial restructuring, trade & commerce, environment, employment, intellectual property, insurance, dispute resolution, M&A, securities, private equity, real estate, tax, energy, chemicals, mining & infrastructure, IT/communications, pharmaceuticals and healthcare.