Igor Livchitz

Igor Livchitz is our exclusively recommended Immigration Law expert in Finland on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Igor directly using the contact details listed above.

Igor’s areas of expertise include international contract law, acquisitions, M&A, Russian legislation, joint venture projects, and associated issues. The projects in which Igor has participated have also involved intellectual property law and investment activities. In the projects, Igor has worked in cooperation at government level.

Igor Livchitz works at our office in Helsinki.

Firm Overview:

As a global top 10 law practice, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal advice and solutions to an international client base which includes some of the world’s largest multinationals.

Our teams of lawyers around the world operate seamlessly to deliver the legal know-how and strategic alignment that clients need from their advisors to help further their business interests. Clients describe us as creative and well versed in cutting edge legal work – we listen well in order to understand how and where we can be most effective and add the greatest value.

We shape our advice to the unique circumstances and challenges of each project, and ensure the right people are in the right places to offer insight and certainty – from the day-to-day to the most complex, multijurisdictional matters.

What unites us is our commitment to service excellence through a solution-oriented approach. We know our clients’ businesses, the industries and markets they operate in, and we know that great relationships yield the best outcomes.

Anna Grigorieva

Anna Grigorieva is our exclusively recommended Immigration Law expert in Cyprus on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Anna directly using the contact details listed above.

Anna is the managing partner of the firm who steers and oversees the firm’s strategic direction and local operations. Anna is both qualified to practice law in Russia and Cyprus has extensive experience of corporate and commercial matters, insolvency and restructurings, international tax planning, immigration and real estate.

Anna Grigorieva was a partner at a reputable law firm in Cyprus for more than 10 years prior to setting up her own law firm in 2012. She has been involved in a wide range of operations involving corporate and private clients from all over the world but with focus on Central Eastern Europe. Anna further holds board positions in a number of client companies.

Firm Overview:

AG ADVOCATES is the distinctive name of Anna Grigorieva & Co. LLC, a boutique law firm, providing clients with a wide range of legal services from highly complex matters to day-to-day transactional legal need.

Driven by a genuine commitment to each client, we provide exceptional client services and attention to detail. We pride ourselves on delivering responsive client care and fresh thinking, working at the highest level of professionalism. We develop perceptive solutions to the often-complex needs of each individual client, from international corporations to high net worth individuals.

The diverse team of dedicated lawyers and associates of the firm with their combined skills and knowledge provide clients with comprehensive legal solutions according to the clients’ business needs and objectives, focusing on the best possible outcome and maintaining our high standards. Today, AG ADVOCATES with an esteemed network of professionals and associates including leading audit firms, financial institutions, professional advisers in Cyprus and internationally, invests continually in developing its expertise. The firm is committed to delivering high quality advice and excellent levels of service to its clients, both locally and internationally.

Shirli Gorenca

Shirli Gorenca is our exclusively recommended Immigration Law expert in Albania on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Shirli directly using the contact details listed above.

Shirli heads the employment and immigration practice. She joined the firm in 2007 to become a partner in 2017. Shirli assists some international clients like Shell, Zara, Ericsson, Dompé, Microsoft, Inditex, Mediterranean Shipping Company, etc. and advises global HR and law firms like Baker & McKenzie, Fragomen, Ius Laboris, Newland Chase, on Albanian employment and immigration legal and practical matters.

Shirli is graduated from the Law Faculty and has further completed a post graduate degree (Masters Degree) in Public Administration at the University of Tirana. Shirli is a Member of National Reconciliation Office, representing some prominent employers’ organizations on collective labour disputes matters and she was admitted to Tirana Bar Association in 2012.”

Firm Overview:

Founded by Perparim Kalo in 1994, KALO & ASSOCIATES has been in the forefront of legal services in Albania and Kosovo in representing prominent business organisations and IFIs, including many Fortune 500.

The Firm enjoys international reputation and is “best friend” to many international law firms and IFI-s, development agencies and embassies.

The firm has significant contribution in drafting modern commercial legislation such as banking, commercial arbitration, concessions, renewable energy, gambling, insolvency, secured transactions, financial leasing, insurance, corporate and municipal bonds, pension funds and the collective investment funds law.

It is a founding member of the South East Legal Group, the largest legal services provider in the Balkans, established in 2003 (www.seelegal.org).

The firm has contributed in modernising the practice in Albania, by adopting the structured practice areas, professional liability insurance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Pro Bono services, anti-corrupt’ practices, art support, etc. which together give a law firm an undisputed reputation.

The firm earned reputation is related with the reputation of its founder, Perparim Kalo, who was representative of IBA for Albania since 1992 and invited as speaker to many international business and legal forums in 4 continents.

In 2006 Mr. Kalo was voted by the Parliament as one of 5 members of the Albanian Securities Commission. In 2007, the Albanian Bar Association conferred upon Mr. Kalo the award “For special contribution in the development and improvement of commercial practice in Albania”. For many years has been an active director of boards of major business organisations, including Vice-President of the Foreign Investors Association of Albania and finally, by the Decree of the Queen Margrethe II as of 19 September 2017 Mr. Kalo is appointed Honorary Consul for Denmark to the Republic of Albania.

Marina S. Grabchuk

Born in Ukraine. Trained by U.S. Immigration Law national experts in Seattle and San Francisco. Brings a decade of unparalleled experience to the Iowa community and beyond. These are the three things you should know about Marina Grabchuk, a shareholder at Belin McCormick, when you choose her as your immigration counsel. Immigration is personal to her and is a part of who she is. So, she cannot help but hold herself and her legal team to the highest quality standard, as she treats every single case as if it were her own.

Business Immigration:

Marina is all about results. There is no such thing as “good enough” in her practice. She is a firm believer in the “no room for error” approach when it comes to immigration law. Being overly meticulous helps her prepare thorough applications and find quick creative and effective solutions to the most complex immigration cases. Marina serves her clients with exceptional care and provides them with the individualised attention, as she understands the high stakes and urgency of each case.

Marina helps multinational corporations, small and medium-size companies, hospitals, and universities successfully navigate the immigration process of sponsoring foreign national employees by providing practical guidance each step of the way. Her practice is focused on assisting with employment-based non-immigrant and immigrant visa matters, including H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, PERM and I-140, EB-1 petitions, and J-1 Visa Waiver applications. Marina partners with in-house counsel, human resources personnel, and recruiters in securing and retaining foreign national talent and problem solving to meet business objectives.

Marina also handles applications for Adjustment of Status and Naturalisation and family-based I-130 petitions and has successfully appealed decisions to the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO).

Grace P. Osewele

Grace Osewele is our exclusively recommended Immigration Law expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Grace directly using the contact details above.

In 1993 Grace graduated from Leicester University with a combined studies honours degree majoring in Law. She went on to continue her academic training at the College of Law in Chester before being Articled in the City of London. Grace was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1999.

Grace is a highly experienced immigration specialist with over 20 years of practise going forward. Her expertise extends to representing clients’ at the First Tier Tribunal on immigration appeals where her advocacy style has been described as assured and confident. She has developed a reputation for being meticulous in her preparation of applications, but also approachable and client focussed. Grace was the primary immigration solicitor at leading Human Rights and Civil Liberties firm Christian Khan Solicitors.

Aside from immigration law Grace has experience in Personal Injury Law and she has also held post within the public sector as a Criminal Prosecutor for the London Borough of Islington. Grace headed up the Immigration Department of Chelsea firm Dholakia Cummings-John Solicitors, where she was also instrumental in securing the firm its first Legal Aid franchise for immigration work in 2000.

Grace Osewele is responsible for the strategic direction of the firm, and leads on implementing best practices, covering compliance, case management as well as business development.

Micol Mion

Micol Mion is our exclusively recommended Immigration Law expert in Massachusetts on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Micol directly using the contact details listed above.

Micol is the founder of Immigration Solutions LLC. She holds a B.A., M.S., J.D. M.A., LLM, M.A. degrees from Harvard University, Brandeis University, Boston University School of Law, North-eastern University and City University of New York. Micol was educated in five different countries—Italy, Switzerland, England, Mexico and the U.S.– from the age of 13.

Micol has an entrepreneurial spirit since she grew up in an industrialist-textile Italian family. She has been practicing exclusively Immigration law for a decade and has gained numerous awards for her performance.

Micol is a member of the Massachusetts Bar since 2006, as well as a member of the Massachusetts Federal Bar, the First Circuit of Appeals and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

A native of Italy, Micol Mion is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese and has working proficiency in French.