Maria admitted by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales as a solicitor of the Senior Courts, January 2017

In her more than 10 years of practice with leading U.S. law firms Skadden (from 1995) and Jones Day (from 2004), Maria advised Russian, U.S., European and Asian clients. She focused on cross-border M&A transactions and joint ventures involving Russia, coordinated project work with Russian and foreign outside counsel. Maria provided guidance to clients on Russian competition and strategic sector investment law, as well as corporate and commercial law matters.

Maria’s representative transactions include advising:

From 2018 and until mid-2022 Maria was an in-house international projects lawyer with a privately held Borets group (which has manufacturing facilities in Russia and exports equipment for the oil industry worldwide through various ventures and commercial arrangements).  Maria handled the formation and liquidation of subsidiaries and joint ventures in the Middle East, Asia and Latin America; the sale of a plant in China; drafted and negotiated various commercial and financing agreements; advised on tender participation issues and coordinated local counsel’s work.