20 September 2004 LAWFUEL – Best law news, legal, attorney, legal research, law firm news The global law firm Clifford Chance LLP is announcing that advocate Logan Wright has been named to the position of “Counsel”. The title “Counsel” is
reserved for senior lawyers who are of outstanding ability and have made an
exceptional contribution to the law firm. Logan Wright is the first lawyer
of Clifford Chance in Russia to be named to this position.
Logan Wright began working for Clifford Chance LLP in Moscow in early 2000
and specialises in banking and finance law, having worked on major
transactions in the oil, metals and telecommunications sectors. Before
coming to Clifford Chance he worked as a corporate lawyer in Bell Gully
Buddle Weir, Auckland, New Zealand.
Logan qualified as a New Zealand Barrister and Solicitor in 1998 and
completed his studies at the University of Auckland in 1999.
Ivan Marisin, managing Partner of the Clifford Chance Moscow Office,
“The appointment of Logan Wright to Counsel is richly deserved and enables
Logan, in conjunction with the other members of the banking group, to build
upon the efforts he has made over the last two years to grow and establish
the banking and capital markets practices in Russia.”
Michael Cuthbert, Regional Managing Partner for Central and Eastern Europe
and Finance and Capital Markets partner in Moscow, added:
“This appointment follows closely the recent nomination of Emil Holub to the
position of Counsel in Prague and highlights the importance of recognising
the contributions made by such committed professionals and the high levels
of responsibility they have taken on in a very competitive market place.”