Alexandra Smorodina is an associate with RGD's Dispute Resolution practice.
Prior to joining RGD, Alexandra worked at the Moscow office of a major Russian bank.
Primary Practice Focus: Dispute Resolution, International Litigation, Domestic Litigation
Secondary Practice Focus: Investigation
Industry Sectors: Energy & Natural Resources
Languages: English, Russian
Representing PJSC Tatneft in USD 380 million English litigation proceedings in the High Court against four Ukrainian oligarchs – Messrs. Igor Kolomoysky, Gennady Bogolyubov, Pavel Ovcharenko and Alexander Yaroslavsky – in relation to huge and complex alleged cross-border fraudulent activities
Representing a major private energy generating company in a bankruptcy of a significant contractor in a dispute regarding subsidiary liability of its controlling persons, including former Minister for Open Government Affairs Mikhail Abyzov
Representing a major Greek bank in bankruptcy proceedings of Russian subsidiaries of a Greek development conglomerate following a EUR 40 million default under Greek law-governed facility agreements.
Representing German development conglomerate in several Russian disputes against a notorious businessman in St.-Petersburg emerging from pushing a Russian subsidiary into insolvency by concluding fake loan agreement and bringing the mother-companies to secondary liability for its debts.
LLM (with honours), Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2019
LLB (with honours), Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2017