Her key competencies include international M&A transactions, business corporate restructuring, syndicated lending, expert analysis of medium and big business development strategies, legal support of international expansion, forming up corporate management systems and internal business processes, advising on corporate law and management matters as well as matters of securities markets and corporate laws and regulations. She supports Russian and English law transactions, and is experienced in cooperation with major stock exchanges, FAS, FFMS, MEDT, Ministry of Finance, State Duma and other government authorities.
Ekaterina has a more than 25-year legal experience including 15 years as an in-house lawyer, i.e., corporate management director of LLC En+Management, corporate management counsellor of OJSC TNK-BP Management, head of Legal Department of SRO NAYFOR.
For four years, Ekaterina acted as the research supervisor of an expert group on corporate laws and regulations and corporate management at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Russia. She headed the drafting of the Concept for Development of Corporate Laws and Regulations of the Russian Federation for a Period up to the Year 2008 approved by the Government of Russia.
Currently, Ekaterina is an expert at the Skolkovo Business School and deputy editor-in-chief of Legal Insight magazine.
Ekaterina Sidorova, Managing Partner of A-PRO:
‘We are happy to welcome Ekaterina among the partners of the Firm. The service extension and launching new practice areas have been caused by the growth of client requests in view of the sanctions imposed against Russia and the need for business restructuring. The demand for services in these areas will still grow further. We are sure that Ekaterina’s relevant experience and competencies will make the Firm’s expertise stronger and allow to support clients by offering them anti-crisis solutions.’