Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has boosted the strength of the M&A and private equity practice of its Moscow office through the addition of a new partner.

Igor Krivoshekov joined the firm from the London office of international firm Dentons, where he had been working since 2010.

Krivoshekov has extensive experience working on international deals, having previously covered matters from around the world. His previous experience in Russia saw him serving as a partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf for seven years.