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Galina Akchurina

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FBK Legal

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Tax litigation practice


Partner, Director of the Tax Litigation Department 


Galina Akchurina leads FBK Legal's Tax litigation practice and is one of the best tax lawyers in Russia. In the years she has been working at the FBK Group, the total of successfully disputed tax claims and tax returned to companies exceeded $2 billion.
Galina is recommended by such international ratings as The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Europe, Best Lawyers, World Tax & World Transfer Pricing, Tax Controversy Leaders.
Ms. Akchurina has considerable experience in teaching and lecturing special courses and seminars, in particular at institutions such as the Moscow State Academy of Law, the Higher School of Economics, the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation, the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Service.


Russian, English


2000 Moscow State Academy of Law (summa cum laude)
2002 Special course read by Christopher Osakwe on Comparative Law, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow)
1999 Qualification as Accountant, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (Moscow)



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FBK Legal has notable expertise in tax planning and domestic and international structuring, due diligence and tax litigation, and counts Glencore International and Russian Fish Company among its list of clients. Nadezhda Orlova specialises in tax structuring and planning and is a popular choice for clients in the oil and gas and energy sectors. Galina Akchurina has 'a strong reputation' in tax litigation; in recent works she successfully represented the interest of Gazprom Dobycha Urengoy in a complex audit case concerning transfer pricing totalling $77m. Tatiana Matveicheva and Dmitry Paramonov focus on tax planning. Tatiana Grigorieva, Alexander Grigoriev and Olga Krivitskaya are recommended for tax disputes.

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