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Pepeliaev Group, Julia Borozdna, Moscow, RUSSIA

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Julia Borozdna

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Pepeliaev Group

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Employment and Migration Law Practice, Family and Inheritance Law Group


Partner, Head of Employment and Migration Law Practice, Head of Family and Inheritance Law Group


What she specialises in

For over 15 years Julia has been providing legal support to clients (primarily, multinational and major Russian companies) on the full range of legal issues that may have an impact on their business from the perspective of employment and migration law. Julia offers solutions for protecting clients’ business interests and mitigating their risks.

She has extensive experience in the pre-trial settlement of labour disputes as well as in litigation.

Her main achievements

  • for several years in a row Julia has been recognised as one of the leading experts in employment law in Russia by authoritative international legal directories, including The Best Lawyers, PLC Which Lawyer, Chambers Europe, European Legal Experts Guide, Who’s Who Legal: CIS, and The European Legal 500 Guide;
  • under Julia’s leadership, the Labour and Migration Practice of Pepeliaev Group has become one of the largest and most successful in Russia;
  • as of 2012, Julia was appointed as Deputy Chair of the Labour Law Subcommittee of the Association of European Business, while in 2014 she was elected to chair the Subcommittee; in 2016 Julia was again appointed as Deputy Chair of the same Subcommittee and over this entire period she was actively involved in various legislative drafting activities;
  • Julia is the author and co-author of numerous articles on employment, migration, personal data, trade secret protection, and other legal issues. These have been published in such newspapers and journals as The Moscow Times, Vedomosti, Corporate UK, New Legislation and Legal Practice, General Director, Corporate Lawyer, Trudovyie Spory, Kadrovoye Delo,, Nalogoved, Getting the Deal Through, and many others.


  • In 2012, Julia was appointed Deputy Chair of the Labour Law Subcommittee of the Association of European Business and in 2014 she was elected to chair the Subcommittee
  • Julia is a member of the experts’ board of the Trudovyie Spory magazine


Julia Borozdna graduated from MGIMO University in 1999 (International Law Department).



Within: Employment

‘Extremely professional, knowledgeable and possessing high-level legal expertise’, Pepeliaev Group's employment group adopts ‘a practical, client-focused attitude towards solving problems’. Julia Borozdna, who ‘approaches each client's issue carefully and inspires the whole team with a positive attitude and proactivity’, heads the department together with senior associate Dmitry Zykov, who stands out as ‘an excellent professional with deep knowledge of the processing of personal data’. Associates Anna Berlina and Vitalia Kuznetsova are also noted.

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Private client

Within: Private client

Pepeliaev Group's team assists private clients with family and inheritance issues, asset ownership structuring, and family law and immigration matters. The firm is also well known for its strong tax and wealth planning practice.  Julia Borozdna is noted for immigration, inheritance and international real estate planning. Olga Puchkova is a name to note for family law matters.

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