CIS London & Partners

CIS London & Partners LLP is a London-based foreign law firm.[1]

CIS London & Partners LLP
CIS London & Partners Corporate Logo.jpg
HeadquartersLondon, WC1
United Kingdom
No. of offices1
No. of lawyers10+
Major practice areasGeneral Practice
Date founded2007
FounderSvetlana London
Company typeLimited liability partnership

Practice areasEdit

The firm advises businesses and individuals in relation to the CIS countries, Ukraine and Georgia.[2]

CIS London provides legal advice on M&A, joint ventures, and other cross-border transactions and international projects involving the CIS countries. The firm also handles multi-jurisdictional disputes and advises on compliance and regulatory issues. The firm's areas of expertise include corporate and commercial, dispute resolution, financial services, and taxation.[3]

BPP University satelliteEdit

In 2016 CIS London & Partners partnered with BPP University to offer its MBA (Legal Services) programme in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).[4] Svetlana London is an alumnus of BPP.


Lawyers of the firm are regular contributors to the Getting the Deal Through series of annual reports, in volumes such as Fintech, Copyright, Trademarks and Right of Publicity.[5]

The Legal 500 UK Awards recognises CIS London as a Tier 1[6] Foreign Law Firm in London for EMEA (Russia). The firm's founder and managing partner, Svetlana London, is also ranked by Chambers and Partners in The High Net Worth Guide [7] and by The Spear's 500 as the Recommended Corporate Lawyer. [8]

The firm is a London living wage employer.[9]


  1. ^ "Chambers and Partners: CIS London & Partners LLP Firm Profile". Chambers and Partners.
  2. ^ "The Legal 500: CIS London & Partners LLP Firm Profile". The Legal 500.
  3. ^ "Chambers and Partners High Net Worth 2021: About CIS London & Partners LLP". Chambers and Partners.
  4. ^ "BPP University teams up with CIS London & Partners to offer innovative MBA (Legal Services) programme". Lawyer Monthly. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  5. ^ "CIS London". Getting The Deal Through. Archived from the original on 5 October 2015.
  6. ^ "European Firms in London (Russia): Tier 1 – CIS London & Partners LLP". The Legal 500. Archived from the original on 11 December 2014. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  7. ^ "Chambers and Partners: Svetlana London Individual Profile". Chambers and Partners.
  8. ^ "The Spear's 500: Recommended Corporate Lawyer: Svetlana London Profile". The Spear's 500.
  9. ^ "Living Wage Accredited Employers"