Nikolas is a Chambers and Legal 500 ranked disputes lawyer at Macfarlanes LLP in London. He specialises in cross border cases arising out of or connected to Russia, Ukraine and CIS. His particular focus is on high value and complex fraud cases which span multiple jurisdictions and involve numerous parties. He frequently deals with parallel civil and criminal proceedings, obtaining and responding to freezing orders and jurisdiction challenges. He also has particular expertise in obtaining third party funding for his international clients and coordinating teams of foreign law experts, forensic accountants and investigators.