Head of M&A and Corporate Practice

Focuses on legal support of the M&A transactions, corporate governance and corporate procedures.

Graduated with honors from the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Law Faculty (Moscow, Russia). Olga obtained her first law degree in Gomel State University (Gomel, Belarus).

Olga is fluent in English.

  • Providing legal support for the incorporation of a joint venture between a foreign investor and a large Russian entity in the chemical industry, with equal equity participation from both parties.
  • Providing legal support for the winding up of two Russian companies owned by a significant player in the financial market, which engage in brokerage, dealer activities, financial consulting, including preliminary ownership restructuring, termination of licenses, labor relations, and client contracts, as well as liquidation procedures.
  • Providing legal support for a foreign company investing into a major Russian manufacture of paints and varnishes through an additional shares issue.
  • Providing legal support for the incorporation of a foreign joint venture involving Russian investors to manage a group of Russian and foreign companies producing equipment.
  • Providing legal support for a client purchasing a controlling stake in a Russian manufacture of stationery products.
  • Providing legal support for a client selling a group of Russian software development companies in the advertising business to a foreign investor, including pre-sale restructuring of the ownership, developing a deal structure that implies a sale of a controlling stake to the investor in the first stage and subsequent sale of the remaining stake in the second stage, preparing transaction documents under English and Russian law.
  • Providing legal support for a client purchasing a group of Russian companies in the transportation infrastructure management sector, including pre-sale restructuring of ownership, with the seller retaining a minority stake to ensure their continued involvement in the business.
  • Providing legal support for a client selling a group of Russian companies consisting of nine subsidiaries and a holding company to a Russian investor, with preservation of the client's right to participate in the company's management for a certain period.
  • Providing legal support for a Russian investor purchasing a stake in a foreign investor's business due to the foreign investor's exit from the Russian market, including obtaining approval from the government commission for foreign investment control.
Before joining our team, Olga was a head of the Russian office of an Austrian law firm, she also worked as a leading lawyer in domestic law firms.

Olga advises clients on structuring M&A transactions and provides legal support through all steps of a transaction, including negotiations, legal due diligence, preparation and execution of the transaction documents. She advises clients on developing a corporate business structure, entering into shareholders' agreements, and dividing business assets. Olga's experience in M&A transactions encompasses various sectors including financial market, real estate, telecommunications and information technologies. As part of dealing with corporate transactions, Olga advises clients on regulatory requirements, including antimonopoly regulations, foreign investments, and measures to counter foreign sanctions.

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