OUR TEAM
We unite, support and promote enthusiastic professionals who are dedicated to common goals
Economist, Managing Partner, Head of Tax & Corporate Finance services
Olga Nikolaeva, АССА,
CPA (NY, USA), MBA
Meet our team
Olga Nikolaeva advices our international clients on issues concerning financial statements, reporting and accounting in the Russian Federation; she represents companies in the areas associated with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), provides advisory support to business restructurings and assistance during investment projects.

Practice Areas
  • IFRS
  • Accounting and reporting
  • Tax management

Professional Experience
  • Experience in the Russian market since 2006
  • Professional experience in a leading Russian Media Holding in Moscow
  • Deputy Head of accounting services at Rödl & Partner, a major international consulting firm

Education
  • Moscow State University of Forestry (Russia), Graduation Diploma with Honors, Specialization: Economist, Russia
  • California State University, Hayward/Higher School of Business and Economy, MBA, Specialization: Finance
Certified economist and accountant, Senior Partner
Head of Legal Services
Senior Lawyer
Leonid Dimant
Alexandra Nechaeva, LL.M.
Irina Shornikova
Since 1980, Leonid Dimant’s focus has been Russian financial management and accounting and reporting as well as since 2005, Business Process Outsourcing. He also has a track record of many years in German accounting and reporting and consolidation of group reporting. Mr. Dimant provides advice on Russian and international accounting and reporting (IFRS, HGB, US GAAP, production of income returns) to medium-sized enterprises operating on the Russian market.

Practice Areas
  • Russian accounting and reporting standards, controlling
  • Accounting and reporting in accordance with IFRS

Professional Experience
  • A track record on the Russian market since 1980
  • Employment with a German concern in accounting and reporting and group consolidation of Financial statements
  • Head of accounting services at Rödl & Partner, a major International consulting firm

Education
  • Moscow Financial University, certified economist
  • Certified accountant and international accountant (IHK)
Alexandra Nechaeva has excellent skills in corporate, antitrust and intellectual property law thanks to her education and working experience. Besides, she does provide qualified support to our clients regarding the data protection law.

Practice Areas
  • Corporate law
  • Antitrust law
  • Securities law
  • Intellectual property law

Professional Experience
  • Leading legal counsel with a Russian shoe manufacturer
  • Senior lawyer at Rödl & Partner, a major international consulting firm

Education
  • Moscow Academy of Economics and Law
  • Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg (Germany), LL.M.
Irina Shornikova specializes in legal services with respect to foundation, reorganization and liquidation of representative offices, branch offices and subsidiaries of foreign investors in Russia, as well as in consultations concerning corporate law.

Practice Areas
  • Corporate law
  • M&A
  • Joint Ventures

Professional Experience
  • Lawyer in a consulting company specialized in legal services for foreign investors
  • Lawyer at Rödl & Partner, a major international consulting firm

Education
  • Foreign Trade Academy of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, International Law Department, Moscow
Lawyer
Maria Kirilova, M.A.
Maria Kirilova specializes in legal services for establishment of companies and joint ventures, acquisition, reorganization and liquidation of companies, due diligence, consulting in production organization, structuring of transactions for purchase and sale of shares/stocks.

Practice Areas
  • Corporate Law
  • Insolvency (bankruptcy)
  • Commercial Law

Professional Experience
  • Lawyer at Rödl & Partner, a major international consulting firm

Education
  • Moscow State University, Bachelor in International Area Studies, Graduation Diploma with Honors
  • Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, Germany, M.A.English Speaking Cultures
  • Moscow State University, Bachelor in Legal Studies, Graduation Diploma with Honors
Marina Yankovskaya focuses on such legal services as establishment of companies, Joint Ventures, company acquisitions, Due Diligence, reorganization and liquidation, production set-up, localization, investment contract, transactions structuring.

Practice Areas
  • Corporate law
  • Trade and distribution
  • Cartel and competition law
  • Banking

Professional Experience
  • Experience in the Russian market since 2001
  • Deputy head of legal department of a major Russian bank
  • Head of legal services at Rödl & Partner, a major international consulting firm

Education
  • German studies and philology at the State University of Samara, Russia
  • Law studies at the Eastern Academy of Economics, Law and Humanities, Ufa, Russia
  • Continuing education programme at the University of Tübingen and Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Executive MBA at the Antwerp Management School (Belgium), MIT (USA), Sun Yat-sen Unversity (China)
Lawyer, Managing Partner
Marina Yankovskaya, EMBA
Junior Lawyer
Ekaterina Pirova
Ekaterina Pirova specializes in criminal law and the liability of members of governing bodies, also in the field of civil law at legal services for establishment, acquisition, reorganization and liquidation of companies, consulting in production organization, structuring of transactions for purchase and sale of shares/stocks.

Practice Areas
  • Сriminal Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law

Professional Experience
  • Junior lawyer at Rödl & Partner, a major international consulting firm

Education
  • Herzen University at Saint-Petersburg (Bachelor of Linguistics/ German, English)
  • Moscow State Pedagogical University (Bachelor of Linguistics/ German, English)
  • Moscow State Pedagogical University (Magister of Linguistics / German, English)
  • Russian State University of Justice (Saint-Petersburg) (Bachelor of Law)
Head of Marketing and Business Communications
Alexandra Lokhina
Alexandra Lokhina is responsible for organising business promotion, developing and running the company's marketing strategy, as well as studying trends in the market and analysing the effectiveness of marketing campaigns.

Professional Experience
  • Assistant in Corporate Communications at Rödl & Partner, a major international consulting firm

Education
  • Moscow City University, Department of German Studies and Linguistic Didactics
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