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19/11/2019

Eaton Smith welcomes new employment solicitor

Eaton Smith is delighted to welcome Irina Polyakova to the team. Irina joined the firm at the beginning of November as a Senior Solicitor in the Employment Law team. A dual qualified (English & Russian) employment solicitor with experience in the Middle East, UK and Russia, Irina has advised business from a variety of sectors including local and international banks and financial institutions, retail giants, property developers, international hotel chains and various government authorities in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Prior to working abroad Irina successfully developed and managed an employment law department at a UK law firm. She has significant experience of advising individual and corporate clients, pursuing cases against national and international companies in the UK, conducting advocacy at Employment Tribunals and negotiating financial settlements for clients. 

Of her appointment Irina said, “I am really excited to join Eaton Smith Solicitors. The firm works with some very high calibre businesses both in the local area, nationally and abroad who I am very much looking forward to working with.”

Deborah Melluish, Partner at Eaton Smith said “Irina is a fantastic addition to our team. She will further strengthen our services to businesses and individuals through her expertise in employment law.”