Domestic litigation and international arbitration, including disputes related to insolvency (bankruptcy), restructuring and asset tracing, contractual and corporate disputes.
Advising clients on administrative and criminal law issues, as well as on anti-corruption compliance and internal investigations.
Representative Legal Matters
Disputes in Russian courts
- Represented a major Russian manufacturer of measuring instruments and other industrial products in a dispute on recovery of funds under a cooperation agreement. The complexity of the dispute was linked with ambiguous interpretation of the contractual terms, necessity to determine contract's legal nature and lack of the client's consent for receiving services, as well as lack of actual performance by the counterparty.
- Represented an international telecommunications company in several disputes related to the theft of leased equipment by an employee of the company.
- Represented a Swiss bank in a dispute over the blocking of its website due to the fact that the information posted on it was prohibited for distribution.
- Represented a foreign insolvent bank in numerous legal disputes related to asset tracing and recovery.
- Represented an Italian construction company in disputes with a subcontractor and third parties related to the unenforceability of the arbitration clause and the possibility of holding controlling persons liable.
- Represented top management of a major fertilizer producer in a criminal case initiated on charges of fraud.
- Represented a German pharmaceutical company in disputes related to debt recovery from an insurance company.
- Represented` car manufacturers in disputes over consumer claims related to alleged defects in purchased vehicles.
- Represented a US corporation, an electronics manufacturer, in disputes on consumer claims related to alleged defects in purchased products.
- Represented a US multi-industry company in a dispute arising out of a customs representation agreement. The dispute concerned a strong interconnection of civil and custom legislation. Baker McKenzie successfully proved that despite imperative provisions of custom regulations, a custom agent itself was liable for the additional charge of customs payments and the client should not compensate the alleged damages in the amount of more than 30 million rubles.
- Assisted the non-profit organisation, Global Rights for Women (GRW), with a comprehensive manual that sets out the legal framework on the prevention of domestic violence and the protection of its victims in as many countries as possible.
- National Research University Higher School of Economics (Master of Laws degree (with honors)) (2020)
- National Research University Higher School of Economics (Bachelor of Law degree) (2018)
- Co-author, "Bankruptcy tourism in Russia and China: a comparative legal analysis," Arbitration.ru., 2019