CIS litigation specialist Frances Jenkins joins Quillon Law

May 2, 2023

We are delighted to announce the appointment of commercial litigation specialist Frances Jenkins as a managing associate.

Frances has particular expertise in litigation involving Russian and CIS parties, with her practice areas including shareholder disputes, fraud, enforcement, insurance and reinsurance disputes, international arbitration and general commercial litigation. She specialises in disputes arising from Russia, Ukraine, the CIS and CEE.

Frances acts for a range of corporate and individual clients with interests in Russia and the CIS, Latin America and francophone countries. Her clients include retailers, natural resources companies, insurance firms, banks and high-net-worth individuals.

Frances speaks Russian, French and Spanish to an advanced level, and developed her interest in Russia and the FSU after spending six months studying in St Petersburg. She has also lived and worked in France and Chile.

Frances commented: “I am excited to be joining Quillon Law, and am looking forward to further developing the firm’s high level commercial disputes practice, particularly on matters involving CIS parties.”

Commenting on Frances’ appointment, Partner Mark Hastings said: “We are delighted that Frances is joining the team. As a specialist in commercial litigation involving Russia and the CIS, we are confident that Frances will be a fantastic addition to the firm, and we are very much looking forward to working with her.”