Baker McKenzie congratulates Andrii Finogin, senior associate at the firm's Kyiv office, on qualifying as a solicitor of England and Wales. Andrii completed the Solicitors Regulation Authority's (SRA) QLTS route to qualification in October 2019.
 
Viacheslav Yakymchuk, head of Baker McKenzie's Corporate/M&A and Private Equity practice groups in Kyiv, said: "We welcome that Andrii is now qualified both in Ukraine and in England. Having dual-qualified lawyers in our team enhances our market-leading cross-border M&A capabilities for the benefit of our clients."
 
The Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) includes assessments testing the knowledge and skills that all solicitors must have at the point of qualification.
 
The SRA is the regulator of solicitors and law firms in England and Wales.
 
Andrii Finogin is an employee of the Ukrainian office of Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited. Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited is not regulated by the SRA.
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