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Stephen Kines

Group General Counsel

Stephen Kines is an international corporate lawyer with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions and large-scale commercial transactions. He also has a strong track record in developing legal practices in emerging markets. Before joining the Libra Group he was the founder and managing partner of Bird & Bird LLP for Central and Eastern Europe. His experience with global law firms includes eight years with Linklaters LLP. 

Stephen has also worked in-house as a corporate lawyer having served as Vice President Legal and Business Affairs for Silicon Valley-based technology company, Newstin. Stephen is a member of the Law Societies of Upper Canada and England & Wales as well as the Bars of New York, Washington DC, the Czech Republic and B.V.I.