Background

Prior to joining RGP, Alexandra worked at the Moscow office of JSC ForeBank. Alexandra’s practice focuses on dispute resolution.

Expertise

Industry Sectors: Energy & Natural Resources

Languages: English, Russian

Alexandra Smorodina
Junior Associate
Landline   +7 495 139 6500

International experience

5 jurisdictions

Landmark engagement experience

  • Representing PJSC Tatneft in USD 380 million English litigation proceedings 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.
  • Representing a major Greek bank in bankruptcy proceedings of Russian subsidiaries of a Greek development conglomerate following a EUR 40 million default under Greek law-governed facility agreements.
  • Representing German development conglomerate in several Russian disputes against a notorious businessman in St.-Petersburg emerging from pushing a Russian subsidiary into insolvency by concluding fake loan agreement and bringing the mother-companies to secondary liability for its debts.

Education

  • LLB Lomonosov Moscow State University, cum laude 2017
  • Master of law, Lomonosov Moscow State University, cum laude 2019

Qualification

  • Russia (2017)