Practice of attorney-at-law

The advocacy practice includes wide range of legal fields, in particular:
Corporate, Civil and International private law; Insurance and Reinsurance law and practice; Maritime law; Transport law; Contract law; Financial law, Compliance; Transfer pricing and tax issues;
Antimonopoly regulation; Labour and immigration; M&A structuring and support, Market entry strategy; Investment documentation and joint ventures arrangements; Licensing and permissions; General commercial issues; Sanction and Antisanction regulation; International arbitration and mediation; Negotiations and Conciliation mechanisms;

Successfully represents clients in state arbitrazh courts of all instances, including the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, including in corporate disputes, tax disputes, antitrust disputes, appeal of transactions concluded under the foreign law, cross-border family disputes with an international element, recognition and enforcement of international arbitral awards, legal consulting on the arbitral awards enforcement procedure in Russia, Austria, Germany, France.

Practice of arbitrator

he practice of an arbitrator covers maritime, insurance, reinsurance, construction, financial and banking law, agency contracts, international sale of good contracts, investment agreements, etc. With focus of the practice on dispute resolution, including international and domestic arbitrations. Acts both as a party representative (counsel) or as arbitrator, in dispute resolution conducted under DIS, ICC, LCIA, VIAC, SCC, ICAC, MAC, UNCITRAL and other Rules and pure ad-hoc proceedings.

Since 2014 Lilia participates as arbitrator in Arbitration Moots:
– Willem C. Vis Moot (oral hearings and ranking of memoranda)
– Online Arbitration Moot of Russian Arbitration Association (online and offline hearings)
– Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot
– FDI Moot Globals
– FIAMC Pre-Moots
– Prof. M.G. Rozenberg International Commercial Arbitration Moot

Practice of mediator, negotiator or conciliator

The practice as a mediator and/or conciliator, negotiator includes more than 40 successful mediation and/or conciliation settlements in labor law, family disputes, corporate disputes, including in multi-cultural and multi-jurisdictional cases (in particular, between parties of Russian, German, Austrian, French, Hong Kong, Ukrainian, Byelorussian, Georgian, Tajik, Uzbek, and other origin).

Practice of expert

The long-term practice as a legal expert, for litigation and commercial arbitration processes as well as a “second” opinion, covers both individual and complex issues, including: the qualification of the type and/or subject of the contract; qualification of the event and the amount of insurance coverage for various types of insurance; qualification of the volume of reinsurance coverage, including in case of asymmetric reinsurance coverage; application of certain provisions of substantive or procedural law; the applicability of certain legal regimes (sanctions, anti-sanctions, other restrictive regimes); the applicability of certain provisions and special clauses; establishing liability or grounds for exemption from liability under various types of contracts, etc.

Scientific and research activity

Author of several theoretical and practical advanced training courses for the practitioners in insurance and reinsurance law and practice; alternative dispute resolution and strategic business management. Wrote more than 120 theoretical and practical articles, author and co-author of several monographs, studies and manuals on different aspects of the specified competences.
Member of working groups and expert committees for development of legislation and regulatory environment.
Member of several working groups and expert committees, mostly for development of the legislation and regulatory environment. Frequent speaker of the local and international conferences, seminars, round-tables and similar professional events.