Karen Shakhnazarov, Darya Nosova, Inna Perelekhova, Natalya Pushkarskaya have been promoted to Partner at O2 Consulting, and Tatyana Safonova has joined the firm as a Partner.
Karen Shakhnazarov has been Head of M&A and Cross-Border Transactions since joining the firm in 2016. Previously he worked at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler; Salans; and Dewey & LeBoeuf. He is a Member of the New York Bar Association. He graduated from Moscow State University and obtained his Master's from Columbia University in New York.
Darya Nosova, who joined O2 in 2015, is Head of the firm's FinTech Practice. She has over 20 years of experience in corporate law, investments, and FinTech. Before joining O2 she worked at RUSLAWpractic and at Andrey Gorodissky & Partners.
Inna Perelekhova and Natalya Pushkarskaya lead O2 Consulting's Family Law practice. Perelekhova,who joined the team in 2011, is also a Head of Swiss Representative office, while Pushkarskaya who has been with O2 Consulting for 14 years, is Head of the Private Wealth Practice. Pushkarskaya studied law at the Kutafin Moscow State Law University.
Tatyana Safonova has over 25 years of experience in finance, tax, and insurance. Prior to joining the O2 Consulting team, she worked as Head of Tax at the Russian Direct Investment Fund. She has also worked at the Russian Federal Tax Service and KPMG.