Linklaters criticised by MPs for refusing to discuss role on £1bn Russian energy IPO

Inquiry into Russia influence questions whether magic circle firm's work has left it "entwined in Kremlin corruption"

Linklaters has been criticised by the Foreign Affairs Select Committee investigating Russian financial interests in the UK, for refusing to discuss its role on the London listing of Russian energy company En+ Group.

The magic circle firm advised the banks on the initial public offering (IPO) of En+, which was formerly controlled by Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, last November, which raised about £1bn.

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