International Trade Law & Arbitration
Import and export trade transactions, commercial disputes, eDiscovery
U.S. Immigration Law
All types of visas, work authorization, citizenship. Appeals
Estate Planning & Property Transactions
Wills, trusts, real estates, probation
International Family Law
Premarital agreements, child custody & support, cross-border divorces, division of property
Corporate & Legal Compliance, Privacy.
Privacy and data protection, GDPR
International Tax & Banking Law
Cross-border taxation. Tax optimization. Tax disputes in Russia and Czechia. Banking transactions
Intellectual Property & Trademarks
IP transactions, trademark registration and disputes
Business & Corporate Law
Company formation, reorganization, dissolution, business contracts and other transactions
I am a highly-qualified lawyer with a substantial more than 18 years’ experience in European, International, U.S., Russian and Czech Law. My on-going work as a practicing attorney, licensed both in Russia and the Czech Republic, Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), my second graduate degree in World Economy and English and my postgraduate LL.M. degree in U.S. Law from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, U.S., are directly related to cross-border problem-solving, including International Trade, Tax, Banking, Corporate, Bankruptcy, International Intellectual Property, Immigration Law, Arbitration, commercial transactions, regulatory issues regarding domestic and international product distribution, marketing and promotion, consumer protection regulation, competition law, corporate, legal and data compliance, privacy and data protection, GDPR, law enforcement, anti-corruption and bribery, legislation analyzing and risk mitigation, eDiscovery.
Being the Head of Corporate Business Legal Support Division and Deputy Head of Legal Department of Absolut Bank (the former Russian affiliate of KBC Group), I received an extensive multinational multitask/ multiproject program managment experience at large international financial group (KBC Group). After leaving Absolut Bank, being the Head Partner of my own international law firm, I continue my legal practice in the relevant areas working for my clients, including large international corporations.
I have knowledge of both the civil law and common law systems and principles, including interdisciplinary issues and international comparative law, great experience in interpretation and application of rules, legal instruments, principles and policies, in conducting legal research and analysis, preparation of legal documents, educational programs, presentations and reports.
I have inter alia a progressive experience in HR, budgetary, finance, general administration and other management issues, extensive litigation work experience at the national and international level in the profit international companies. In addition, I have an extensive international development project and grant program experience in EU, more than 6 years’ experience in non-profit sector (legal support of non-profit organizations).
I believe that my educational level, working experience, excellent time-, multiprojects/ multitasks-management skills, ability to lead and to work as a part of a team, outstanding research, analytical and writing skills, high professional competence, ability to have a good grasp of related spheres, skills to deal with a wide range of issues both action-oriented and theoretical in a speed way and to compromise efficiently as well as my absorption for legal services work, understanding of different European countries’ legal systems, political, economic and social processes could strongly contribute to the intellectual diversity of any team and your goal realization.
Russian (native), English (fluent), Czech (fluent).
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Master of Laws
The Russian Foreign Trade Academy of Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia
Honors Diploma (Specialist, Master's) in World Economics and English
The State University of Land Use Planning, Moscow, Russia
Honors Diploma (Specialist, Master's) in Jurisprudence
Professional licenses and memberships:
U.S. Bar Licensed Attorney - New York State, # 5816301.
Russian Bar Licensed Attorney - the Moscow City Bar Association, # 77/9982.
Czech Bar Licensed Attorney - the Czech Bar Association, # 90351.
Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).