1. In connection with the transfer of the founder of the law firm S&K Vertical Konstantin Krutilnikov to the government service the position of the Managing Partner of the firm shall be occupied by Sergey Slagoda.
2. The major consultant of the law firm S&K Vertical as regards the issues of the corporate law shall be Alexey Egorov, the Candidate of Laws, the prominent specialist in the sphere of the commercial law and arbitral practice.
Over the last 10 years A. Egorov was at the head of the legal service of the multisectoral holding “Phoenix Group” – a major shipowner and player in the oil products’ transactions market, pharmaceutical activity and development.
The sphere of professional objectives of A. Egorov was covered by the following: mergers and acquisitions, corporate conflicts, the issues of the maritime law, cooperation with the public authorities (Federal tax inspectorate, Federal antimonopoly service and others), arbitral and judicial disputes, investments, securities, capital markets and many other issues of commercial law.
Among the achievements of A. Egorov is the support of M&A transactions totally amounting to more than 300 mln. USD of assets.
With the accession of such a professional as A. Egorov the law firm S&K Vertical obtains a strong leader of the corporate practice capable to provide the achievement of the legal objectives of any complexity.
3. In June 2009 the lawyers of the law firm S&K Vertical Andrey Mikonin, Daniil Kazin, Tatiana Usatenko and Victoriya Ischenko have successfully passed the qualification exam for acquiring the status of Attorneys at Law. On June 23rd, 2009 the aspirants swore in a formal ceremony and were given the status of Attorneys at Law.