Victoria Goldman > Eversheds Sutherland > St Petersburg, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Employment


Managing Partner


Victoria Goldman is the Managing Partner for Russia and has provided vision and leadership to her team for over 25 years. She is recognized as an “eminent practitioner” (Chambers), providing “both sound legal understanding and exceptional management and business development skills” (Chambers). Her extensive experience in corporate law and M&A transactions give clients a highly respected and knowledgeable specialist with a tremendous presence in negotiations and seamless management. Although Victoria has a special interest in corporate / M&A, she works across all our practice groups and has had clients from almost every major industry in Russia, advising on several major acquisitions in forestry and timber manufacturing, agriculture, tourism and the hotel business, food and beverages, IT, and construction.


Russian, English


Victoria is an Attorney at law (Advokat) admitted to the St Petersburg bar (Chamber of Advokats)


St Petersburg University – Master of Law
York University – MBA

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Commercial, corporate and M&A: St Petersburg and elsewhere

(Leading individuals)

Victoria GoldmanEversheds Sutherland

Recommended for its ‘incredible knowledge and experience’, Eversheds Sutherland focuses on cross-border M&A and joint venture transactions, with additional strength in corporate governance and restructuring work. ‘Very experienced and knowledgeable’ practice head Mikhail Timonov splits time between Moscow and St. Petersburg, and managing partner Victoria Goldman is praised for her ‘incredible strategic abilities and outstanding legal knowledge’. Counsel Anton Bakov is a key contact for TMT sector mandates, and senior associate Leyla Ibragimova is also noted.

Russia > Commercial, corporate and M&A: Moscow

Ever since the firm’s entrance into the Russian market in 2017, Eversheds Sutherland’s corporate group has been notably active in domestic and multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions; it leverages the firm’s Europe-wide resources for cross-border mandates. Particular areas of recent activity include joint venture projects and share purchase agreements governed by Russian law. Key team members include practice head Mikhail Timonov, managing partner Victoria Goldman and Anu Mattila.