Employment and personal data

We advise Russian and international companies on employment, immigration and data protection issues.
Clients usually require our assistance with:
  • developing employment contracts for all levels of staff, including senior managers
  • resolving employment disputes and administrative disputes with state authorities
  • developing a full package of internal documents
  • employees redundancy
  • access to trade secret information
  • processing personal data of employees and transferring it to third parties, including abroad
  • employment of foreigners and secondments
Experience
  • Advising Goldman Sachs on trade secrets, employment issues, data protection, hiring and dismissal of top managers, business trips and bonus payments
  • Advising Armstrong, a manufacturer of suspended ceilings, on employment and immigration law issues
  • Advising Sberbank CIB, a corporate and investment banking division of Sberbank, on bonus payments and bonus policies
  • Advising investment bank Renaissance Capital on the dismissal of senior foreign managers, including advice on Russian, US and English law issues
  • Advising VimpelCom on data protection issues
  • Advising Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on the secondment of staff to and from Russia
  • Advising Mitsui's subsidiary bank in Russia on a review of its personal data processing policy
  • Advising Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and other banks on the payment of bonuses to employees in Russia
  • Representing De La Rue, a British security printer and banking equipment producer, on a hostile change of senior management in Russia
  • Advising Sinopec, a Chinese oil company, on employment law issues in Russia, including obtaining employment and work permits