Junior Associate
Diana Danilova

Diana Danilova is a junior associate at RGD Dispute Resolution practice.



Prior to joining RGD, Diana worked at the Moscow office of Rödl & Partner, a major international consulting firm. Diana focuses on dispute resolution, including cross-border litigation, and also has experience in advising clients on aspects of corporate law.




Primary Practice Focus: Dispute Resolution


Additional Practice Focus: Corporate Practice


Industries and sectors: Industry, Retail


Languages: Russian, English, German

Landmark engagement experience

  • Representing a private client in high-profile criminal investigations in an EU member state, in the course of which unprecedented in scale and media coverage investigative actions were successfully challenged and declared unlawful

  • Representing a private client in administrative proceedings in an EU member state against the claims of the agency responsible for the enforcement of sanctions, which included challenging a series of large-scale and high-profile searches aimed at seizure of assets blocked subject to sanctions

  • Providing comprehensive advice and legal representation to a private client in matters related to the protection of honor, dignity and business reputation and general PR matters in a number of jurisdictions. Providing strategic guidance, coordinating foreign advocates / consultants outside of Russia (including the UK, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, France, Croatia, etc.) and completing legal preparation for disputes concerning the protection of the client’s honor, dignity and business reputation in foreign jurisdictions (with positive outcomes, including injunctions against foreign media in the client’s favor; signed cease-and-desist declarations, etc.). Developing comprehensive PR strategy, which included legal advice to the client and the client’s PR department, handling media relations and preparing requests to publish responses and rebuttals

  • Providing legal support to the PR department of a major Russian investment holding company, handling relations with the media, filing requests to publish responses and rebuttals, managing claims and representing the company in legal proceedings, including those in foreign jurisdictions

  • Advising a number of foreign companies from Central Europe on selling shares of the Russian subsidiaries

  • Representing various foreign companies on securing authorization to sell shares of the Russian companies from a subcommittee of the Government Commission on Monitoring Foreign Investment in the Russian Federation




  • LLM (with honours), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), 2022

  • LLB, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), 2020




  • Russia, 2020

International Experience
Diana Danilova
Junior Associate