Paul Melling

Paul Melling

Member, RBCC Advisory Council

Paul Melling is the founding partner of Baker McKenzie's Moscow and Almaty offices. He has spent 30 years as a lawyer living and working in Russia, Kazakhstan and the other countries of the former USSR. He founded the Firm's Compliance & Investigations practice in Russia/CIS. He also founded the Firm's healthcare industry group in Russia/CIS and, since 1994, has been the Honorary Legal Adviser to the pharmaceutical industry's trade association in Russia, the Association of International Pharmaceuticals Manufacturers (AIPM). He was one of the first recipients of AIPM's Distinguished Service Award for "Outstanding Contribution to the Development of the Russian Pharmaceuticals Market". He has been Honorary Legal Adviser to the British Ambassador to the Russian Federation since 1990.