Anastasia Konstantinova is a partner in our Dispute Resolution practice, Head of Sanctions Practice.
She specialises on sanctions compliance and litigation issues.
Anastasia is also experienced in advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, conducting due diligence of Russian companies in the oil and gas, pharmaceutical and real estate sectors, as well as participating in internal investigations.
Anastasia has joined RGD from Akin, Gump, Strauss Hauer & Feld, where she has worked her entire legal career having qualified as a lawyer in 2012.
Primary Practice Focus: Dispute Resolution, International Litigation, Investigations
Secondary Practice Focus: Corporate Finance
Industry Sectors: Energy & Natural Resources, Telecom & Media, Retail & Real Estate, Pharmaceutical Companies and Healthcare Industry
Languages: Russian, English
Advising a number of major Russian companies operating in the oil production, refining and coal sectors, as well as in the development and construction industries, on sanctions compliance issues
Representing PJSC Tatneft in US$380 million English litigation proceedings and a freezing injunction application 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
Carried out an anti-money laundering investigation involving a Russian retail energy sales holding and Hungarian oil and gas contractors
Advising DiDi, an innovative taxi-hailing service expanding on the Russian market, to ensure its compliance with the Russian antitrust legislation
Advising Garsdale on a US$1.78 billion sale of Yota, a leading Russian 4G operator, to MegaFon, a leading Russian mobile operator
Advising Russia's largest private business group on the consolidation of its shareholding in logistics and storage business, Multinational Logistics Partnership (MLP), one of Russia and Ukraine’s largest and most successful logistics operators and on the subsequent sale of 100% of its shares
Advising AF Telecom in relation to MegaFon’s $8.5 billion shareholder restructuring, which resulted in AF Telecom becoming a majority shareholder of MegaFon
Advising clients in formation of non-state pension funds investment strategies
Representing clients in competition clearance for the acquisitions of Russian companies
DL, Russian Foreign Trade Academy, 2012
The Best Lawyers 2021-2022 - recognized among the top Arbitration&Mediation lawyers in Russia
The Legal 500 "Arbitration Powerlist: CIS and Caucasus" - recommended among the leading arbitration experts of the region in 2020
Pravo.ru-300 - recommended lawyers in Sanctions law
"Kommersant" ranking - ranked among leading individuals in Sanctions law