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Hogan Lovells (CIS)
MOSCOW 125009

Work Department



Senior Associate


As a senior associate in Hogan Lovells Corporate/Commercial group, Serafima Pankratova focuses on contractual and regulatory and employment matters. She brings her extensive experience in business and contractual matters including contract drafting, procurement, and distribution arrangements, as well as regulatory advising. Serafima has an excellent track record for handling various regulatory, product compliance, advertising and commercial law issues for the client in various industry sectors including media and technology, travel, retail, automobiles, hardware and software, and financial services. Serafima demonstrates a profound knowledge and legal sense in all aspects of employment law, including executives incentives, business transfers, sensitive employment terminations, and outsourcing arrangements.


English, French, Russian


Law degree, with honors, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University), 2007

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > TMT

(Rising stars)

Serafima PankratovaHogan Lovells (CIS)

Data privacy and cybersecurity are key aspects of strength and growth for the practice at Hogan Lovells (CIS); the team regularly advises on compliance and risk management challenges arising in these areas. The firm also has established expertise in regulatory, antitrust, commercial and intellectual property matters arising in the TMT sectors. Practice head Natalia Gulyaeva‘s diverse workload encompasses both contentious and advisory mandates. Counsel Maria Baeva is well placed to assist with transactional issues. Senior associate Serafima Pankratova handles the full range of mandates concerning contracts.

Russia > Employment

Global clients from the TMT, e-commerce, and leisure sectors regularly turn to the team at Hogan Lovells (CIS); practice head Serafima Pankratova advises a wide range of businesses on all aspects of labour law from recruitment through to termination and post-termination issues, as well as handling litigious work. Associate Denis Shakhov provides additional corporate and financial expertise.