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Nadezhda Simakova

Nadezhda
Simakova

Associate

Nadezhda
Simakova

Associate

Nadezhda specialises in corporate litigation and bankruptcy, including cases on challenging transactions and holding controlling persons liable.

Nadezhda’s academic interests include issues of contractual and non-contractual liability.

Nadezhda specialises in corporate litigation and bankruptcy, including cases on challenging transactions and holding controlling persons liable.

Nadezhda’s academic interests include issues of contractual and non-contractual liability.

Education
  • Moscow State University, Faculty of Law
Career
  • PB Legal, Associate
  • Lemchyk, Krupski & Partners, Junior Lawyer
Projects
  • Representation of a minority shareholder’s interests in a corporate conflict in a pharmaceutical company violated by withdrawal of assets and dilution of shares. Developed and implemented a defence strategy that comprised criminal and civil law aspects.
  • Represented the client in a project to regain control of a major Russian regional bank, which the majority shareholder lost as a result of a corporate conflict with the bank's minority shareholder.
  • Represented the co-owner of a company that owns expensive real estate in the historical center of Moscow (value of USD 7.5 million) in a corporate conflict.
  • Representing a client in a bankruptcy dispute over challenging of a transaction in the amount of approximately RUB 1.7 billion. Managed to win the case in the court of first instance, preventing invalidation of the transaction.
  • Represented a large investment company implementing investment projects in Russia's regions before the Arbitrazh Court of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District and the Eighth Arbitrazh Court in a dispute involving vicarious liability of an investment company for the debts of its bankrupt subsidiary. In the litigation proceedings in the Arbitrazh Court of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, successfully defended the client's interests. The amount in dispute was approximately RUB 20 billion.
  • Represented a Russian businessman in a dispute in the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). The claimant asked for recovery of losses caused by breach of an option agreement against a majority shareholder of a large Russian transport business. The amount in dispute was approximately USD 50 million.
  • Represented a major investment company implementing investment projects in Russian regions in a major dispute with a contractor in the Arbitrazh Court of the Moscow Area, relating to construction of a bridge in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District. Successfully represented the client’s interests in a a number of court proceedings, including proceedings on a revision of judicial acts based on newly discovered circumstances, in the Arbitrazh courts of the Moscow District The amount in dispute was approximately RUB 2 billion.

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