International firm Chadbourne & Parke has announced the arrival of a new managing partner for its Moscow office.

Corporate lawyer Andrei Baev joins the team from Berwin Leighton Paisner in London where had been since 2011. He had previously been a partner at Allen & Overy and has worked in the US, the UK and Russia in his 19-year career.

His work is focused on international project finance transactions and international joint ventures with particular experience in the energy field as well as mining, telecoms and infrastructure work.