US and UK retain top spots in global IP index amid claims global drive to improve protection may be stagnating

The scores of 28 countries remain unchanged in International Intellectual Property (IP) index from the US Chamber of Commerce

Hogan Lovells’ Moscow office spun out to create new independent firm

Level Legal Services launched this month alongside relocations and 'some' expected redundancies

Clifford Chance’s Moscow office to launch as independent firm with some job losses

Bortkevicha & Partners set to open on 1 May alongside 'small number’ of redundancies

International law experts join campaign for 'Nuremberg-inspired' tribunal to investigate Putin

Ukraine foreign minister and two former British prime ministers among signatories of Justice for Ukraine

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Baker McKenzie to spin out Russia arm it launched in Soviet era

First western firm to open in Moscow becomes one of the last to announce departure in face of Ukraine invasion

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Dentons to spin out 250-strong Russian arm into independent firm

Law firm exodus from Russia nears completion as DLA Piper and CMS also resolve to hive off operations

Hogan Lovells latest to announce Moscow office closure as five more US firms reveal Russia withdrawal plans

White & Case, Dechert, Debevoise & Plimpton and Baker Botts also join roster of firms shutting down their operations

‘Simply the right thing to do’ – five more law firms announce departure from Moscow

Allen & Overy and Clifford Chance join ever-expanding roster of exiting firms; Winston chair cites ‘sense of solidarity with the Ukrainian people’

Moscow exodus continues: Latham, Freshfields and four other top firms announce plans to quit Russia

String of announcements sees international legal community step up response to Russian invasion of Ukraine

Eversheds Sutherland to close Moscow and St Petersburg offices in response to Ukraine invasion

Russia exits gather pace as Gowling WLG also announces closure of Moscow arm

Norton Rose Fulbright to close 50-strong Moscow office

International giant will wind down Russia operations 'as quickly as we can' and donate profits from ongoing work

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Linklaters announces closure of Moscow office ending presence spanning 30 years

Magic Circle giant is latest firm to call time on Russian presence in response to Ukraine invasion, winding down 70-lawyer operation

CMS puts Moscow office under 'critical review' over Russia's 'brutal and unlawful' invasion of Ukraine

International giant known for strength of Eastern European network becomes third law firm to place future of Moscow arm in the spotlight

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Houthoff ditches Kremlin as client over ‘acts of war by the Russian Federation in Ukraine’

Instructions have included award-winning work on $50bn Yukos arbitration and cases relating to annexation of Crimea

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Mannheimer Swartling withdraws Swedish lawyers from Moscow office and plots 'orderly exit'

Operations in Russia suspended 'with immediate effect' as firm concedes international trade has not ensured peace

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Allen & Overy pledges to refuse new Russia-related instructions

UK Magic Circle firm condemns ‘unlawful invasion’ and also says it will ‘stop work that goes against our values’

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Norton Rose Fulbright’s leadership moves to draw line under Russian sanctions memo controversy

Gerard Pecht publishes statement from leadership team expressing ‘unequivocal’ opposition to Russian invasion

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Kennedys to close Moscow office as pressure grows on firms to ditch clients with Kremlin links

Decision to pull out of Russia taken last autumn; Linklaters and White & Case latest to confirm reviews of client rosters

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London-based partner duo at leading Russian firm announce resignations and office closure

Ex-Clifford Chance and Jones Day lawyers say they are no longer working for Ivanyan and Partners' clients