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Dear Lawyers,

please join us this Friday, March 27 at 19:00-21:00

for a panel discussion on

Insider's Scoop on Legal Careers: A Discussion with HR Managers and recruiters on recent changes.

The guest speakers will be:

Sandy Wiseman, HR Director Russia at British American Tobacco, and

Inna Alpaidze, Executive Director, Staffwell

who will speak about their experiences in assessing candidates for the legal jobs in Russia.




Sandy Wiseman has been working in the HR Field for 24 years.  He joined the Tobacco Industry in Canada in 1994 working for Imperial Tobacco Canada.  Following the acquisition of the Canadian business by BAT in 2001, Sandy has continued with BAT progressing his career both inside Canada and subsequently internationally.

Sandy has worked internationally since 2005 in various HR Leadership roles in Switzerland, Turkey, Mexico and since March 2012 he has been the Head of HR in BAT Russia.

Sandy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Studies and Economics from the University of Guelph and an advanced degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Toronto. He is a certified Canadian Human Resources Professional and has held this designation since 2001.

Sandy has been married for 17 years to his wife Colleen and they have two children Liam 14 and Madeleine 11.  He loves to travel with his family, in particular they are avid skiers.


Inna Alpaidze is an Executive Director responsible for developing Staffwell’s legal, finance, and FMCG sectors, since 2008. As a member of Staffwell’s Executive Management Team, Inna is responsible for participation in the strategy, decision making of the company and for leadership and mentoring Recruitment Teams. 

Previously, Inna was a recruitment consultant at the Moscow office of a Global recruitment firm, since 2005, and a recruitment consultant for a Russian recruitment firm in Moscow, since 2002. 

Inna is Russian, resides in Moscow, speaks fluent English, and has a degree in economics and labor sociology from All-Russian Institute of Finance and Economy, in Moscow (2002). 

To contact Inna Alpaidze, please click here




Seats are limited so please register here to reserve your place.

19:00-21:00, Friday, March 27, at Pericles, 1st Miusskaya Ul 22, building 3, Moscow 125047

See the map with directions to the office.

If you have any questions concerning the event contact Shahruh Mahkamdjanov
by phone 7-495-649-2273 or via e-mail


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