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Olga Kubantseva

Junior Partner, Attorney, PhD in Law
Experience
Olga Kubantseva practices criminal law and dispute resolution. As part of her criminal practice, Olga specializes in white-collar defence, financial crimes, forensic investigations.

Olga’s representations include banks, industrial and trade companies, foreign and domestic corporations in connection with criminal investigations concerning bribery, fraud, and embezzlement offenses, and violations of industrial safety rules, money laundering and currency regulation laws as well as beneficiaries, individual officers, and employees in similar investigations.

As a part of her academic and pro bono activities Olga also works for Criminal Legal Expertise Center of the Faculty of Law of Moscow State University, where she conducts research and prepares expert opinions on the application of Russian criminal law.

Author of publications in scientific editions and mass media on issues of criminal law and criminal procedure, Olga actively participates in events organized by the business community on various issues related to the impact of criminal law on business activities.

Olga graduated with honors with Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD in Law degrees from the Faculty of Law of the Moscow State University. She completed a research internship at the University of Leiden (Netherlands), whose School of International Criminal Law is the oldest and most respected in the world. She also works as a part-time researcher and lecturer at the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, Faculty of Law, Moscow State University.

Lawyer of the Moscow City Bar Association.

Fluent in English.

Practice areas

  • White-collar defence
  • Criminal cases in the field of corruption and official crimes
  • Financial crimes
  • Criminal law advice for private clients
  • Criminal law compliance
  • Corporate disputes
  • Subsidiary liability of top management and business owners
Industry experience

  • Banking and financial activities
  • Mining industry
  • FMCG
  • Media
  • Agricultural industry
Practice areas
  • White-collar defence
  • Criminal cases in the field of corruption and official crimes
  • Financial crimes
  • Criminal law advice for private clients
  • Criminal law compliance
  • Corporate disputes
  • Subsidiary liability of top management and business owners
Industry experience
  • Banking and financial activities
  • Mining industry
  • FMCG
  • Media
  • Agricultural industry

Selected case
Criminal defence
  • Defending a high-ranking official accused of receiving a multi-million bribe and abusing his authority.

  • Defending several top managers of a major energy company who were accused in Russia of committing a crime on the territory of a foreign state.

  • Representation of an entrepreneur accused of committing fraud.

  • Defending a foreign citizen accused of smuggling drugs into the territory of the Russian Federation.

  • Representation of owners of a large consulting business in a criminal case with allegations in fraud and provision of services that do not meet the safety requirements.

  • Advising a largest mining company on a criminal case regarding an industrial accident that resulted in loss of life.

  • Forensic investigation for industrial giant in connection with a criminal case on the fact of massive contagion, that caused deaths.

  • Forensic investigation for global FMCG company regarding theft of confidential information as a result of a cyber-attack.

  • Advising industry leader in e-commerce in connection with law enforcement checks.

  • Advising a large holding company in connection with inspections aimed at detecting currency crimes.

other
  • Regulatory audit of contractual blocks of large companies to identify and mitigate risks during corporate and shareholder conflicts.

  • Representation of family members of entrepreneur accused of embezzlement of USD 40 million, with regard to assets seizure in the framework of criminal investigation.

  • Expert reports on Russian criminal law and criminal procedure for various clients in foreign jurisdictions (Great Britain, Cyprus, Italy, Israel).

  • Representing Board members of banks and construction companies in several cases of separate disputes regarding the recovery of losses and subsidiary liability in bankruptcy cases.

  • Attorney investigation of the causes and circumstances of a fire at a warehouse property that caused multi-million losses.

119435, Russia, Moscow, Bolshoy Savinskiy Ln, 11

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