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Ms Nadezhda Orlova
- Real Estate
- Energy & Natural Resources
- PPP/Infrastructure projects
Managing partner, Attorney-at-law
Nadezhda Orlova heads FBK Legal and oversees the provision of legal services to oil and gas companies.
Nadezhda has specialized in commercial, financial, and tax law since 1993 and is an Attorney at Law at the Bar Association of Moscow.
She has experience in tax structuring, international tax planning, support to M&A deals, transfer pricing, tax consulting and due diligence, along with strong expertise in providing legal support for major Russian and multinational corporations.
Nadezhda Orlova is been personally recommended by The Legal 500 EMEA, World Tax, Indirect Tax, Women in Tax Leaders, Best Lawyers, Pravo-300 and Kommersant newspaper among best tax specialists in Russia.
During her time at FBK, Nadezhda Orlova has taken part in key working groups and expert councils, including the Council of Experts to the Budget and Taxation Committee of Russia’s State Duma, as well as in World Bank and EBRD programs to improve Russia’s tax legislation.
Responsible for legal matters in the working group arranged by the Ministry of Justice, Federal Chamber of Lawyers and Ministry of Finance of Russia to improve legislation that regulates the legal services market and unite all lawyers in a bar association. Nadezhda was selected by the International Bar Association as Russia’s National Reporter of the IBA Tax Committee for 2017 and 2018. She contributed chapters to Tax Law, a seminal textbook on the subject, and is actively involved in educational programmes in tax and financial law.
- Bar Association of Moscow
- Russian Managers Association
- Member of International Bar Association (IBA)
2004 Psychology of Organizational Development and Human Resources Management, Faculty of Psychology, Moscow State University.
1995 Tax and Finance Law, Faculty of Law, Moscow State University
2000 Certificate in English, Cambridge University
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
FBK Legal handles the full gamut of contentious and non-contentious tax issues, with clients recommending its services on matters concerning tax consulting and planning, due diligence assignments and tax litigation. The team has demonstrable strengths in all of these areas and regularly assists clients in the oil and gas, energy, IT, transport, retail and pharmaceutical sectors, to name a few. The department has also recently expanded its tax compliance offering for foreign participants in Russian enterprises. Further, the wider tax practice is jointly led by a highly regarded trio – managing partner Nadezhda Orlova , prominent tax litigator Galina Akchurina and tax planning specialist Tatiana Matveicheva. Mikhail Golovanev and senior associate Artem Lomize head up the tax litigation group; Natalia Gerasimova leads the corporate taxation team; Alexander Grigoriev sits at the helm of the tax monitoring practice.
FBK Legal‘s ‘excellent‘ private client team is sought out for litigious work, handling a range of bankruptcy procedures, hereditary disputes and corporate conflicts. On the advisory side, the team assists with a multitude of employment and immigration issues, and real estate deals’ it is also noted for tax amnesty matters, where Nadezhda Orlova and Liliya Yulgusheva are the names to note. Family and inheritance law is an area of growing strength for the firm, and is a particular focus for Moscow-based practitioner Alexander Ermolenko. In St Petersburg, Nina Boer is the key contact.
The team at FBK Legal is able to assist with every stage of complex PPP and infrastructure projects, from risk assessment and developing tender procedures to advising during project implementation. The key contacts are Alexander Yalushkin and Natalia Lezhennikova, both of whom focus on major infrastructure projects; managing partner Nadezhda Orlova, who handles construction projects for notable client Gazprom; and transactional specialist Alexander Ermolenko.
The team at FBK Legal is known for its proficiency in advising on investment projects with a nexus to the oil and gas sector, focusing particularly on tax issues; the group is regularly instructed by both notable domestic majors and international companies. Nadezhda Orlova and Alexander Yalushkin are key contacts for construction work, and Alexander Ermolenko is noted for his expertise in M&A deals and joint ventures.
- Leading individuals - Russia > Tax
- Tax - Russia
- Private client - Russia
- PPP and infrastructure projects - Russia
- Energy and natural resources - Russia