BIRCH LEGAL announces the appointment of a new partner and two counsels

Moscow, 25 July 2023. As part of the consistent strengthening of our team, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Timur Akhundov as a partner as well as Anton Borisichev and Alexander Gavrilov as counsels.

Timur Akhundov joined BIRCH LEGAL in autumn 2022 as a counsel and managed to adopt our team’s culture swiftly, gaining the trust of both his colleagues and clients. Timur has extensive experience in advising on regulatory issues related to the production, import and circulation of food, perfume, veterinary and pharmaceutical products in the Russian Federation, as well as environmental protection and industrial safety.

Anton Borisichev has over 12 years of experience in tax, customs and legal consulting which includes tax structuring of transactions, advising on complex tax and foreign trade issues, as well as pre-trial and trial representation of clients in tax and customs disputes.

Alexander Gavrilov advises Russian and foreign companies on various issues related to commercial and competition law, advertising regulations, trade law and public procurement regulations. Among other things, Alexander is a member of the restrictive measures and sanctions practice team and also has considerable experience in advising pharmaceutical companies.

 Mikhail Timonov, Co-Managing Partner: "I am glad to see my colleagues in our close-knit team in their new, albeit long-deserved, roles. I would like to thank each of them for their active contribution to the development of their practices, their dedicated work and passion for the legal profession. I am sure that the new step up the career ladder will not only benefit their personal growth, but also strengthen BIRCH LEGAL's position in the Russian market as a whole".

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