Anastasia Konstantinova is a counsel in our Dispute Resolution practice. She specialises in litigation issues, corporate law and competition. She also has experience in advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, conducting due diligence of Russian companies in the oil and gas, pharmaceutical and real estate sectors, as well as participating in internal investigations.

Background

Anastasia has joined RGP from Akin, Gump, Strauss Hauer & Feld, where she has worked her entire legal career having qualified as a lawyer in 2012.

Anastasia Konstantinova
Counsel
Landline   +7 495 139 6515

International experience

43 jurisdictions

Landmark engagement experience

Dispute resolution

  • Representing PJSC Tatneft in US$380 million English litigation proceedings and a freezing injunction application in the High Court against four Ukrainian oligarchs – Messrs. Igor Kolomoysky, Gennady Bogolyubov, Pavel Ovcharenko and Alexander Yaroslavsky – in relation to huge and complex alleged cross-border fraudulent activities
  • Carried out an anti-money laundering investigation involving a Russian retail energy sales holding and Hungarian oil and gas contractors

Corporate

  • Advising Garsdale (a subsidiary of USM) on a US$1.78 billion sale of Yota, a leading Russian 4G operator, to MegaFon, a leading Russian mobile operator
  • Advising Renova on the consolidation of its shareholding in logistics and storage business, Multinational Logistics Partnership (MLP), one of Russia and Ukraine’s largest and most successful logistics operators and on the subsequent sale of 100% of its shares
  • Advising AF Telecom in relation to MegaFon’s $8.5 billion shareholder restructuring, which resulted in AF Telecom becoming a majority shareholder of MegaFon
  • Advising clients in formation of non-state pension funds investment strategies
  • Representing clients in competition clearance for the acquisitions of Russian companies

Education

  • Member of the ACSS (Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists), OFAC Essentials Certificate, 2019
  • DL, Russian Foreign Trade Academy, 2012

Qualification

  • Advocate, 2021
  • Russia, 2012

Recognitions & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers 2021-2022 - recognized among the top Arbitration&Mediation lawyers in Russia
  • The Legal 500 "Arbitration Powerlist: CIS and Caucasus" - recommended among the leading arbitration experts of the region in 2020
  • Pravo.ru-300 - recommended lawyers in International Litigation

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Publications & public speaking

16 September 2021
GIR Connect: Moscow 2021
The first Global Investigations Review conference in Russia, supported by Rybalkin, Gortsunyan and Partners. Ilya Rybalkin - co-head and moderator of session 1 - "Russia at the crossroads for internal and external investigations". Nato Tskhakaya - co-moderator of session 2 - "Panel discussion with in-house counsel". Anastasia Konstantinova - co-moderator of session 3 - "Operating in Russia – advice for international businesses going forward".
Ilya Rybalkin|Nato Tskhakaya|Anastasia Konstantinova
Language:English
17 March 2021
International Trade Legal Day
Conference by ICC Russian National Committee of The International Chamber of Commerce – the World Business Organization (ICC Russia) supported by Rybalkin, Gortsunyan and Partners. Chairman of the Conference: Dmitry Dyakin.
Language:Russian