Bloomberg Law
Feb. 24, 2022, 4:12 PMUpdated: Feb. 24, 2022, 10:41 PM

Baker McKenzie, Dentons Close in Kyiv Amid Russian Invasion (4)

Roy Strom
Roy Strom
John Holland
John Holland
Senior Investigative Reporter

International law firms Baker McKenzie and Dentons have closed their offices in Kyiv, Ukraine following the military invasion by Russian forces early Thursday.

The offices will remain closed until further notice, according to statements provided by spokeswomen at the two firms. The health and safety of employees is their primary concern, the firms said.

“We are in regular contact with our team in Kyiv and are providing our 49 colleagues with any assistance they need, including relocation assistance in the neighboring countries,” Dentons said in its statement. “Once safely relocated, our Ukrainian team will be working remotely or from other ...

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