Alexei is a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills and head of the dispute resolution and investigations practice in Moscow. He has been representing clients for more than 18 years in banking, commercial, construction, fraud and regulatory cases as well as in bankruptcy proceedings. Alexei has extensive experience advising on complex Russian and international litigation and arbitration matters affecting the activities of both foreign investors and national Russian companies. Alexei advises clients on all types of investigations, including formal investigations out of the UK Bribery Act and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and internal investigations of employees of Russian subsidiaries initiated by the head office. Alexei Panich is an advocate in the Advocate’s Bureau of Herbert Smith Freehills.