The Trubor Law Office has announced the strengthening of its Dispute Resolution Practice through the accession of new partners Varvara Knutova, Dmitry Savochkin, and Vadim Kodol.
Prior to joining the Trubor, Varvara Knutova headed the International Arbitration Group of the Pepeliaev Group for six years, and then she was the head of the Dispute Resolution Group at Goltsblat BLP. She has extensive experience working with large Russian and international companies and specializes in conflict of law issues, regulating international trade, resolving domestic litigation and arbitration disputes, international commercial arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, and bankruptcy procedures.
Before moving to Trubor, Dmitry Savochkin successfully represented the interests of large Russian and foreign companies in complex property and corporate disputes as part of Monastyrsky, Zyuba, Stepanov & Partners and Goltsblat BLP. His experience includes judicial protection of the business from attempts to seize and protect the interests of investors in disputes over obtaining and retaining control over business, disputes in international commercial arbitration in the field of construction contracts, as well as complex support for bankruptcies.
Vadim Kodol previously worked in private practice, heading the Dispute Resolution groups at major Russian law firms. With 21 years of legal experience, he represented the interests of Russian and foreign companies and private individuals in litigation over insolvency cases, corporate disputes, and disputes over rights to immovable property. He is also specialized in the criminal legal protection of business for economic crimes. "Partners of the bureau are leading Russian lawyers, whose knowledge and experience enable them to successfully solve the most complex and extraordinary tasks of clients," said Kodol.