Lilia has unique practical experience in Russian and international insurance and reinsurance companies since 1991 (Cologne Re, Germany, Renaissance Insurance Group, Russia, Ingosstrakh IJSC, Russia), and since 2000 has been leading her private practice as legal advisor and attorney at law.
Lilia participated as an advisor in projects to enter the Russian market for the biggest insurers from Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, the USA, the largest specialized insurers for export credit insurance of France, the Netherlands, Belgium, the largest reinsurers of France and Germany; in complex legal support of Russian subsidiaries of foreign investors; in international share sale and purchase transactions of insurance companies, construction industrial enterprises, IT technology and communication companies, restaurant, industrial and financial holdings; NPF restructuring; in the reorganization and foundation of international holdings with the participation of companies in the jurisdictions of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Cyprus; acted as a legal advisor in the settlement of losses of varying degrees of complexity and scope in the electricity industry, metallurgy, operation of sea vessels, aviation and aircraft industry;she is a day-to-day attorney on a wide range of competencies for companies in various fields of activity and industries.
Lilia successfully represented clients in state arbitrazh courts of all instances, including the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, i.a. in corporate disputes, tax disputes, antitrust disputes, appeal of transactions concluded under the foreign law, cross-border family disputes with an international element, recognition and enforcement of international arbitral awards, legal consulting on the arbitral awards enforcement procedure in Austria, Germany, France.
Lilia is a certified international arbitrator and focuses her practice on dispute resolution, including international and domestic arbitrations. Lilia acted both as a party representative or arbitrator, as an expert to the case or advisor to a party in dispute resolution conducted under DIS, ICC, LCIA, VIAC, ICAC, MAC, UNCITRAL Rules and pure ad-hoc proceedings as well as a mediator. Lilia has experience in successful mediation procedures in corporate, labor, family disputes, including the cross-border (Germany, Austria, France, Hong Kong) disputes.
Lilia is a native Russian and Ukrainian speaker, and also speaks English, German, French and Polish.
Research and teaching:
Lilia is the author and co-author of several monographs, textbooks and study guides, the author of about 100 scientific and scientific-practical articles, a frequent speaker at national and international conferences, seminars and roundtables.
Areas of major:
Lilia advices Russian and international clients on investment structuring, corporate law and corporate governance, contract law, civil law and civil procedure; private international law; international arbitration and mediation; insurance law and reinsurance; antitrust regulation; structuring and transaction support; strategies for investors to enter the market; financial/tax law; labor law, migration and integration regulation; family law with a foreign element. Lilia’s areas of legal practice also include international law, complex damages, data protection, competition/antitrust and bankruptcy law issues.
holds a law and PhD degrees from International Law Faculty of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations cum laude, is a Fellow at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London), is certified for international arbitration from the ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy and qualified for international mediation advocacy at Regent University (London). Lilia is Russian qualified attorney at law.
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