Main London Laws Firm Freshfields Cuts Ties With Russia’s VTB

March 7, 2022, 11:15 AM

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP mentioned it’s terminated its romantic relationship with VTB Monetary establishment PJSC, simply instances proper after it represented the sanctioned Russian lender in a London courtroom.

Freshfields, part of the Magic Circle of prime U.Ok. laws corporations, moved on Monday to sentence President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.

“We took speedy methods to terminate, droop or lower mandates, and we’re distinct that we’ll not act for corporations or people with shut ties to the Russian situation,” it claimed in an emailed assertion. “In keeping with this crystal clear place, we’re additionally right away utilizing actions to …