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Anna Kostyra

Managing Partner of Deloitte Legal CIS

E-mail: akostyra@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600     

Anna is well-known in the digital law and IP professionals’ community.

She has strong competence in IP/IT projects, including the development of defence strategies. Her litigation experience includes disputes with the tax and customs authorities, non-compliant vendors, and competitors. Anna has amassed a wealth of hands-on experience in representing customers at court, developing litigation strategies and defence arguments.

Apart from the practical knowledge accumulated over nearly 20 years of servicing clients from the mining, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, high-tech, and retail sectors, Anna has strong expertise in building effective business models and expert practices from scratch.

As the leader of Deloitte Legal, she focuses on delivering cutting-edge business solutions that bring together the efforts of Deloitte’s legal, tax, and consulting practices.

Ekaterina Portman

Director

E-mail: eportman@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600     

Ekaterina is an expert in contractual, corporate, and labour law. She has a considerable experience in business process optimisation and a record of building efficient legal functions and centres of excellence from scratch.

She holds a law degree from a Russian university and an LLM from the University of Law (UK). She is also a certified compliance specialist.

Ekaterina has more than 20 years of experience as a corporate lawyer and Head of Legal Department in major international companies in Russia and abroad.

Her vast experience on the client side and a clear understanding of their business needs allow Ekaterina to better understand our clients, utilise the strengths and improve on the weaknesses of project teams.

 

Yuriy Khalimovskiy

Director

E-mail: yukhalimovskiy@deloitte.ru

Phone: +78127037106

Yuriy’s experience includes advising to and supporting companies across industries, including the automotive, healthcare, and retail.

Yuriy has an extensive track record of M&A and real estate transactions and all-round support of public-private partnerships. He specialises in projects related to the operation of major hazard facilities and environment protection and in litigation support services.

Artemiy Ivanyushin

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: arivanyushin@deloitte.ru

Phone: +78127037106    

Artemy speclialises in protection and commercialisation of intelectual property (IP). Over eight years in profession, he has worked with Russian and international companies from the IT, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, retail, and consumer goods sectors.

His portfolio includes projects on IP rights review, development of IP management systems, legal protection of brand at court and before the antimonopoly regulator, and support of tax benefit implementation in R&D and IT companies.

Artemy earned his LLM from the Saint Petersburg State University. He contributes to legal journals and has an extensive experience of lecturing and presenting at conferences and workshops, including the International Legal Forum in Saint Petersburg.

Ildar Zverev

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: ilzverev@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600 

Ildar has over 10 years of hands-on experience in legal consulting. Before joining Deloitte, he served as a senior associate in one of Russia’s leading attorneys’ offices and then as a partner in a law firm specialising in Internet projects.

Ildar’s areas of expertise include the M&A, venture capital investments, joint ventures, corporate law advisory, corporate agreements, and due diligence services. Ildar holds a Master’s degree in Law from the Higher School of Economics.

Anastasia Matveeva

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: amatveeva@deloitte.ru

Phone: +78127037106 

Anastasia is a Senior Manager at Deloitte Legal, specialising in servicing the Automotive and Consumer Business sectors.

Before joining Deloitte, Anastasia had worked for a subsidiary of a major Russian oil producer and one of the largest retailers of mobile and portable machinery.

Over 13 years in profession (10 years with Deloitte), Anastasia has amassed a wealth of hands-on legal experience, advising Russian and international companies on various legal issues.

Anastasia offers legal assistance and advice on:

  • Business restructuring
  • Joint ventures, business localisation, and M&A, including due diligence
  • Investment projects
  • Implementation of paperless technologies, including the legal audit of e-document management systems
  • Extended producer responsibility

Her areas of expertise include the anti-monopoly, corporate, commercial, currency, labour and migration laws, regulations on IP, data privacy, cash register equipment, and alcohol distribution.

 

Alfia Mukhamatyanova

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: amukhamatyanova@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600 

Alfia has been in the legal profession for over 20 years (10 years with Deloitte). She serves Russian and international clients across the production and consumer sectors, as well as financial companies.

Alfa has solid experience in advising foreign companies on structuring and establishing their presence in Russia and providing legal support during business registration, restructuring, and M&A deals.

Alfia also specialises in labour relations (including cross-border assignments), payroll, compensations and benefits, and occupational safety.

She has advised on financial law, currency control, securities and other financial instruments, and Russian payment system. Her extensive project portfolio includes buying into Russian financial companies and obtaining licences, permits, and approvals from the Central Bank of Russia.

Alfia is a law graduate of the Urals Law Academy and has a Management degree from the UK’s Open University Business School.

Ekaterina Bespalova

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: ekbespalova@deloitte.ru

Phone: +78127037106    

Ekaterina specializes in the protection of infrastructure investments across various industries, including environmental protection, toll roads, healthcare, education, utilities, as well as the automation of legal services (Legal Tech). Over her eight years of experience, she has worked for Russian and international consulting companies.

Ekaterina offers legal assistance and advice on the protection of investments, project finance, and the bankability of projects, including public-private partnerships.

She also advises on contract law, the standardization and automation of the legal function in companies, and offers legal assistance in structuring legal processes, documents, and data.

Ekaterina graduated from St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Law. She holds a Master’s degree in Civil Law from the Russian School of Private Law (Moscow).

Elina Koskina

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: ekoskina@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600  

Elina has been advising Russian and international companies and high-net-worth individuals on a large spectrum of legal issues for over six years. Her expertise lies in the commercial, contract, corporate, international, and family law.

The services she offers to private clients include analysis of transactions involving Russian and foreign assets, support and coordination of acquisitions (both for private and business purposes), advice on family property and estate issues, identification of risks implied in currency deals via foreign accounts.

Elina has a strong track record of business restructuring and M&A (including due diligence) projects and experience in drafting shareholder agreements and foreign trade contracts.

Vladimir Nikitinskiy

Senior Lawyer

E-mail: vnikitinskiy@deloitte.ru 

Phone: +74957870600  

Vladimir has diverse experience in legal consulting.

He has specialized in:

  • legal support of dispute resolution at courts of all instances
  • legal due diligence
  • legal support of M&A deals
  • consulting on corporate issues, contract law, real estate, joint ventures, etc.
  • legal support of bankruptcy proceedings and enforcement proceedings.

Vladimir graduated from the Higher School of Economics with a major in Civil Law.

Daria Zagrebina

Lawyer

E-mail: dzagrebina@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600  

Daria specialises in providing legal services to pharmaceutical companies and representing producers and distributors of medical devices, cosmetics, and home care products.

She handles a wide scope of regulatory and commercial issues, including the circulation of medicines, medical devices, and cosmetics, clinical trials/investigations, and code of ethics compliance.

 

Alina Davletshina

Lawyer

E-mail: adavletshina@deloitte.ru

Phone: +74957870600  

Alina holds a Master’s degree in Civil Law from Saint Petersburg State University and an LLM from the University of the Pacific with a major in Transnational Business Practice.

Alina has a five-year track record in consulting and representation of business clients; before her consulting career, she worked as a lawyer for a major US oil company.

She has a strong experience in IP/IT projects, including the identification and stocktaking of intellectual property, drafting IP licence and sale agreements.

Alina has practical experience in building data privacy strategies for major production companies and implementing protection mechanisms for commercially valuable information, including the formalisation of internal policies and development of contract templates.

 

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