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Counsel
Varvara Voynova

Varvara Voynova is a counsel with RGD. Varvara’s practice focuses primarily on dispute resolution and international arbitration, although she has been involved in a substantial number of mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.



Background


Prior to joining RGD Varvara worked as an associate with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld.


Expertise


Primary Practice Focus
: Dispute Resolution, International Litigation, Investigations, International Arbitration


Secondary Practice Focus: Domestic Litigation, Compliance


Industry Sectors: Energy & Natural Resources, Industry & Transportation, Telecom & Media


Languages: Russian, English

Landmark engagement experience


DISPUTE RESOLUTION


  • Representing Russia's largest private business group in a US$1 billion commercial litigation case in the British Virgin Islands regarding a joint venture in respect of a domestic Russian electric power generation business. The dispute focuses on disagreements as to the terms of the joint venture and also involves claims of fraud, conspiracy and misrepresentation

  • Representing Russia's largest private business group in two arbitration proceedings in the ICC


MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS


  • Representing Russia's largest private business group on a sophisticated transaction relating to the $800 million acquisition of shares in major Russian electricity producers TGK-6 and TKG-7 with the Russian state-run electricity generation giant Inter RAO



Education


  • DL, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2011


Qualification


  • Advocate, 2021

  • Russia, 2011


Recognitions & Awards


  • The Best Lawyers 2021-2022 - recognized among the top Litigation lawyers in Russia

  • The Legal 500 "Arbitration Powerlist: CIS and Caucasus" - recommended among the leading arbitration experts of the region in 2020


International Experience
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