Alexandra Gerasimova
Head of Practice,
PhD in Law

Alexandra Gerasimova is a Head of Practice.

Alexandra specializes in representation of clients’ interests in court in labor, commercial and corporate disputes and disputes in the areas of real estate and construction.

She has experience in providing support in bankruptcy engagements, and solution of legal issues arising in advisory engagements, with respect to labor, corporate, civil, currency legislation, and securities market regulations.

She is personally recommended by the influential legal ranking The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 in Employment. Alexandra is personally recommended in Employment and migration law by Pravo-300 2019.

Major projects:

  • successful representation of a client in a judicial dispute over works related to extraction of mineral resources not completed by the counterparty totaling $1 mln;
  • defending an IT company interests by way of challenging a $0.6 mln claim raised against the client by its former employee;
  • successful representation of a Russian largest electronic retailers interests in several disputes over the damages to the amount over $0.7 mln;
  • representation of Russias largest design bureau and production companys interests in a number of disputes over the unilateral cessation of reciprocal settlements and an R&D agreement (disputes totaling $15.5 mln);
  • representation of the creditors interests in a banks bankruptcy procedures aimed at challenging transactions totaling about $0.3 mln;
  • resolution of a high-profile employer-employee dispute arisen in the course of dismissing the general manager of a Russian branch of a worlds leading manufacturer of pipe line accessories;
  • representation of a large banks interests in a judicial dispute with the former general director of a related company for the amount of over $ 0.4 mln;
  • verification of bankruptcy agreements and legal support of taking over a large energy company in bankruptcy;
  • representing interests of one of the largest Russian banks in a dispute with the former CEO of its affiliated company, legal support of the governance optimization;
  • development of personal data protection regulations for Cathay Pacific Airways, settling multiple disputes with passengers;
  • legal support of labor and corporate aspects of the change of CEOs of companies in various sectors of economy;
  • settling a large labor dispute in the course of dismissal of a CEO of one of the Russian departments of a world-known producer of pipe-line fittings;
  • labor due diligence of the Russian part of the Haanpaa Group;
  • HR due diligence of a large pharma company;
  • legal support on issues regarding the volunteer labor service in the course of major international sports events;
  • complex legal support on labor law issues of the Gazprom Group of companies.

Practice areas

Representation in court, employment law, corporate law, bankruptcy, contesting of government authorities resolutions, communication with the Federal Bailiff Service

Education

2016 Kutafin Moscow State Law Academy, PhD in Law

2012 Kutafin Moscow State Law Academy, Degree in Civil Law

Professional community


Languages

English

Sector experience
  • Transport
  • Industrial production and engineering
  • Oil&gas
  • Retail / FMCG
  • Pharmaceuticals, healthcare
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