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Marina Ryzhkova is a partner in Dentons’ Moscow office and the Head of the Russian Employment practice. She specialises in labour law and in the last 18 years has established a successful Labour Law and Employment Practice in Russia. She has experience advising clients on all the complexities of Russian employment law, including for newly-opened branches and representative offices of foreign companies and subsidiaries, problematic individual dismissals and mass lay-offs, State Labour Inspectorate and Prosecutor’s office issues, and representing employers in labour litigation. She is experienced in the successful resolution of all kinds of employment issues arising in connection with employer restructuring or ceasing activities and subsequently going into liquidation. Marina is a regular speaker at human resources and labor law conferences in Russia. She is also the author of numerous labor law publications in major Russian periodicals.


Partner and Head of the Russian Employment Practice – Dentons (formerly Salans), Moscow (2008 to date); Of Counsel – Salans, Moscow (2006-2007); Senior Associate – Salans, Moscow (2002-2005); Associate – Salans, Moscow (2000-2002); Legal Assistant – Salans, Moscow (1994-2000)


Russian, English.


Moscow State University (Law Degree, with honours, 2000).

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Russia > Employment

(Leading individuals)

Marina RyzhkovaDentons

Dentons provides ‘clearly reasoned and well-structured legal advice, which is always supported by references to the most up-to-date developments and case law’. ‘Incredibly experienced and knowledgeable’ practice head Marina Ryzhkova successfully represented multiple prominent companies in negotiations and disputes with employees alleging unfair dismissals and breaches of working duties. Associate Dmitry Slyusarev ‘always reacts quickly‘and is ‘very efficient in giving advice and reaching highly practical solutions’.