ROSNEFT SEEKS LAWYERS: $28 MLN
Russia's top oil producer Rosneft has turned to UK-certified lawyers in its fight against Ukraine-related Western sanctions which have hit the company's output and prospects for its push to tap Arctic riches.
The Kremlin-controlled firm has issued a 17.7-million-pound ($28-million) tender seeking the services of UK-certified lawyers on a website which registers Russian state purchases and orders.
"Provider undertakes to render legal services with regard to challenging economic sanctions and to protect interests of the client in general in respect to any other legal matters," the document said.
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