Irina Mikhnova, Associate (Russian Qualified), Corporate
I am a Russian qualified associate working in the corporate department of London office. I am a member of the Russia & CIS group and have extensive experience in advising Russian-speaking clients from the CIS region on corporate and commercial matters.
I am providing assistance in a variety of transactional areas, including M&A, joint ventures, international group reorganisations and merger control. I advised clients on a number of cross-border corporate and corporate finance transactions in the oil & gas sector. I have experience in the project management of international acquisitions, including cooperation with counsels outside of the UK. I also assist the dispute resolution team with LCIA arbitration and litigation involving major Ukrainian corporations.
I was born and raised in Russia and previously worked in one of the largest professional services firms in Moscow and an international law firm in the City. I graduated from Moscow State Law Academy with honours in 2007 and obtained an LL.M. degree with Merit from Queen Mary, University of London, in 2010. I am also a member of Moscow Bar Association since 2015.