Veronika Koroleva > gunnercooke LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

gunnercooke LLP

Work Department

Commodities & Trade Finance and Receivables & Supply Chain Finance




Veronika Koroleva is one of the most experienced trade and commodity finance lawyers in the market. Until 2016 she has led an award-winning practice at a top 20 law firm and was recognised as a leading practitioner in trade and commodity finance and in emerging markets finance by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.  Veronika has advised on a wide range of structured trade and commodity transactions, including pre-export and prepayment financings, borrowing base facilities and ownership-based structures, receivables finance and supply chain finance.  She has been recognised as Recommended Lawyer by The Legal 500 2021 and 2022.


Russian, English


Previous Law Firms

  • Dentons (formerly Denton Wilde Sapte), London
  • Barclays Bank, secondee in-house counsel supporting trade finance business in the UK
  • Andersen Legal, Moscow (practising Russian law)


  • The College of Law, LPC
  • The College of Law, CPE
  • Moscow State University, Law

Lawyer Rankings

London > Finance > Trade finance

gunnercooke LLP is known for ‘good practical and legal knowledge delivered simply and clearly‘, and one client praises its ‘quality of knowledge, service and complete understanding of the underlying trade structuring processes‘. The firm continues to steadily grow its presence in the trade finance market, focusing on work for both borrowers and lenders, among them alternative finance providers, international banks with the UK presence, and commodity traders. Commodities and finance partner Marc Weisberger and Veronika Koroleva are the key figures in a practice that has ‘experience within the sector and a willingness to support and guide, based upon a strong industry and product knowledge‘.