Jeantet is one of the few independent European law firms to have an established, market-leading, physical presence with offices in the key hubs accross Central and Eastern Europe and Russia.
Our Budapest office assists our clients in their foreign investment operations in Hungary. We also accompany our clients throughout the region, namely in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Kosovo, Albania and Macedonia as well as in South-Eastern Europe (Bulgaria, Romania and Greece).
From our Kiev and Moscow office, we assist our clients in Ukraine and Russia and in all CIS countries, namely in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Moldova, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
Where we do not have a Jeantet offices, we maintain close relationships with a network of trusted correspondent law firms and experts, with whom we work regularly on complex transactions. Our local correspondent law firms and experts have developed close ties with their respective national governmental bodies and local institutions and are thus ideally positioned to assist us in advising our clients on administrative procedures and formalities, as well as on the specificities of the local legal systems. In addition, they have a thorough understanding of the legal and commercial intricacies of the countries in which they operate.
Our teams in the Budapest, Kiev and Moscow offices work hand-in-hand with the CEE/Russia/CIS Desk based in Paris and headed by partners with decades of on-the-ground operations in the region and specific knowledge and understanding of the local markets. The CEE/Russia/CIS Desk allows us to coordinate our regional-related expertise and build know-how within the firm to our clients’ benefit. The lawyers of the CEE/Russia/CIS Desk intervene in particular in complex M&A transactions as well as in strategic litigation proceedings and in international arbitration disputes.
Areas of expertise
We represent our international and regional clients in their cross-border transactions and in all aspects of their foreign investment projects in CEE/Russia/CIS. Our regional expertise includes :