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


Industry Sectors: Energy & Natural Resources

Languages: English, Russian

Alexandra Smorodina
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.


  • LLM (with honours), Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2019
  • LLB (with honours), Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2017


  • Advocate, 2021
  • Russia, 2017