Global law firm Baker McKenzie spins off longstanding Russia offices 

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Global law firm Baker McKenzie spins off longstanding Russia offices 

Baker McKenzie became the last of the biggest name global law firms to announce plans to withdraw from Russia, shifting from offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg, which have more than 260 lawyers and staff, into an independent law firm, it said in a statement on 15 March.   Baker McKenzie has had a presence in Russia for more than 33 years. The statement said: "We have made this difficult decision following ongoing consultation with our multinational clients, whose urgent on-the-ground ...

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