Vitaly Bondar

Head of Russian Desk

Vitaly is a Russian qualified lawyer.

He heads ChristmannSchmitt’s Russian desk practice.

Vitaly offers assistance to companies and individuals in relation to Russian and cross-border M&A deals and other corporate and commercial law matters.

Before joining the firm, Vitaly had been working as General Counsel for Russia and Eastern Europe at Covidien, a global medical device company. Before that, he was heading the commercial law practice of Goltsblat BLP in Moscow (Russian subsidiary of Berwin Leighton and Paisner) and worked as legal manager of PwC Moscow law practice.

Vitaly graduated from the law faculty of Kuban State University, Russia, in 1999, and further obtained a postgraduate diploma (L.L.M) in International Banking and Commercial Law in 2001 from Queen Mary University in London.

Vitaly is fluent in Russian and English.

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