Nadezhda Orlova heads FBK Legal and oversees the provision of legal services to oil and gas companies.
Nadezhda has specialized in commercial, financial, and tax law since 1993 and is an Attorney at Law at the Bar Association of Moscow.
She has experience in tax structuring, international tax planning, support to M&A deals, transfer pricing, tax consulting and due diligence, court representation and support for major Russian and multinational corporations.
Among her positive achievements are endorsements based on the independent legal rankings The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, IFLR1000, Pravo.Ru-300 and other ranking agencies which recommend FBK Legal as one of the best law firms in Russia, an achievement in which Nadezhda Orlova has played an instrumental role. In 2013 and 2014 FBK Legal was nominated in the category Best National Firm for the Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence.
Nadezhda Orlova has been personally recommended by The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, World Tax 2018, Indirect tax 2017 and Kommersant among best tax specialists in Russia.
During her time at FBK, Nadezhda Orlova has taken part in key working groups and expert councils, including the Council of Experts under the State Duma Committee on Budget and Taxes, as well as in the World Bank and EBRD programs to improve Russia's tax legislation.She has also contributed chapters to Tax Law, the leading textbook on the subject, and is actively involved in educational programs in tax and financial law.
Tax structuring, international tax planning, M&A, transfer pricing, tax consulting and due diligence
2004 Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Psychology, Psychology of Organizational Development and Human Resources Management
1995 Moscow State University, Faculty of Law, Tax and Finance Law2000 Certificate in English, Cambridge University