Junior Associate
Margarita Krasheninnikova

Margarita Krasheninnikova is a Junior Associate at RGD’s Dispute Resolution practice.

Margarita specializes in international commercial arbitration, international and Russian litigation.

Margarita also has experience in projects related to the imposition of restrictive measures against the Russian Federation and counter-sanctions regulation.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining the RGD team, Margarita worked at dispute resolution practice in one of the law firms recognized by the leading Russian legal rankings. Margarita handled commercial disputes for clients in international and Russian courts and arbitrations, advised clients on sanctions and counter-sanctions regulation.


Primary Practice Focus: Dispute Resolution

Additional Practice Focus: Sanctions

Industry Sectors: Industry & Transportation, Telecom & Media, Retail & Real Estate

Languages: Russian, English

Landmark engagement experience

  • Representing the largest auto parts supplier in Russia in several litigations in Singapore on a claim against former business partners in connection with parallel imports of automotive components to the Eurasian Economic Union.

  • Representing the client in the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation on issues of disruption of equipment deliveries from Germany to Russia due to the imposition of European sanctions.

  • Representing one of the leaders of the aquaculture salmon market in Russia in the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation on the issue of refusal by a Turkish party to fulfill its contractual obligations to supply aquaculture feed under the rules of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

  • Advising one of the largest real estate developers in Russia on the issue of inclusion of a group of companies in the US sanctions list, as well as on imposition of personal sanctions against the company's management.

  • Representing a client in an investment project for breeding beef cattle in a dispute regarding bringing to subsidiary liability for the amount of more than RUB 1 billion.


  • Master in International and European Business Law (advanced LL.M.), KU Leuven, 2022

  • Master of Private Law (LL.M.), Lomonosov Moscow State University, summa cum laude, 2020

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2018

  • Legal Interpreter (English), Kutafin Moscow State Law University, 2018


  • M.I. Krasheninnikova: Determination of the applicable law to the relations connected with cloud computing technologies // Bulletin of the Commercial Court of the Moscow District. 2021. No. 4 (DOI: 10.46279/ASMO.2021.85.79.003).


  • Russia, 2018

International Experience
Margarita Krasheninnikova
Junior Associate