CIS LONDON and Partners
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We advise both businesses and individuals on projects with a CIS aspect.

We assist organisations with:

We assist individuals on the following matters:

If you have an enquiry about an area of law which is not listed above, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will make our best effort to assist or refer you to an appropriate specialist.


CIS LONDON specialises in complex projects often with an international aspect. We combine our in-depth knowledge of legislation and experience in commercial dispute resolution to provide a sound and secure path right from the initial stages of any enterprise or deal in order to protect our clients' interests through the whole process.


CIS LONDON's specialists provide clients with up-to-date advice on compliance with laws and procedures and advise on protecting their rights and interests in complex situations. For our clients from Europe and the USA, we have a dedicated team specialising in competition law of the CIS countries.

Corporate and M & A

CIS LONDON's corporate team is one of the biggest in the practice. We mainly assist international clients with the acquisition of businesses and companies in the CIS region. We consult on structuring deals, managing registration and providing full ongoing legal support to newly formed enterprises and organisations opening representative offices in the CIS. Equally, we support a range of CIS-based clients to establish themselves firmly in the UK market.

Dispute Resolution

CIS LONDON is involved in a wide range of dispute resolution work. With a particular focus on arbitration, we have extensive experience of working in jurisdictions in the CIS, UK, Europe, USA and Asia. We have a successful record and always ensure that our clients' interests are well represented.

Employment and Immigration

Many international businesses today require skilled personnel to move quickly from one location to another. CIS LONDON is able to provide advice on employment law of the CIS countries and general personnel management. Clients also benefit from our firm's immigration law specialists in various CIS countries who have a wealth of experience on immigration issues. Equally, we assist our clients from the CIS countries with any issues to do with UK employment law using hand-picked specialists in this area.


CIS London & Partners follows the developments in the regulatory framework for intellectual property very closely. A recent shift towards stricter regulation and enforcement of IP rights signifies a fundamental change in this whole area. We provide key legal support in arranging deals, registering trademarks, resolving disputes over intellectual property rights and consultation on data protection.

Venture Deals

We join projects as early as the term sheet negotiation stage, and take care of everything from legal due diligence to drafting transaction documents for each financing round. We offer tailor-made solutions to reflect our clients' requirements and ensure that all financing is executed to the highest legal standards.

Real Estate

CIS LONDON's property team has extensive experience in assisting with the legal issues related to real estate in the CIS countries. Working with trusted property specialists and conveyancers, we are also able to provide our clients with essential guidance in the UK property market.


Our tax team works with both CIS-based and international clients, providing a range of advisory services for tax planning and compliance with tax laws.


We are deeply committed to providing an effective service to families whose international footprint has become a significant feature of modern life. Our team in London includes experts in family law who specialise in working with families with a broad geographical profile. We provide tailored cross-broader advice and guidance, consultation on prenuptial agreements and professional support in situations of conflict.

Not for profit & Philanthropy

The recent years have seen a rapid growth in philanthropy and charitable giving. We are proud to note that many of our clients and their families have contributed very generously and continue to do so. For our part, we share our clients' aspirations and do all we can to facilitate their projects and ideas in the CIS, UK and Switzerland.

Tax & Wealth Structuring

We advise on different aspects of income tax, as well as assisting with private wealth structuring in the CIS countries and internationally. We are very experienced at guiding individuals and families with an international footprint through the complexities of these issues.

Featured Jurisdictions


Kazakhstan memorial


We provide specialist advice on Kazakh law. Our London team works closely with colleagues based in Nur-Sultan.


Georgian Bridge of Peace


We have a good network of professionals with extensive experience of Georgian law both inside and outside the country. We source the best expertise available for any given project.


Armenian Museum of Modern Art


We have formed a strong and enduring relationship with a number of extremely professional lawyers in Armenia. They consistently provide quality, independent local support and advice.