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Corporate legal manager with substantial in-house legal experience. Highly experienced in legal function building in start-ups and preemptive legal support. Focus on development of legal strategy and corporate structure, M&A.

Work experience

Jun 2008Present

General Counsel

Central European Aluminium Company (En+ Group)

- Strong involvement in operational and anti-crisis management decisions

- Coordination of international arbitration proceedings (several ongoing cases in total amount >€370 M) including a claim versus the Government of Montenegro (€347 M)

- CEAC Management Board member; Board of Directors' member in Aluminum Complex (KAP) and Bauxite Mines (RBN) in Montenegro, Alumina factory Cemtrade in Romania

- Responsible for legal matters in the managing company and subsidiaries (Montenegro and Romania)

- Ensuring legal risks assessment in respect of management decisions (bankruptcy, mass redundancy, shut down of production, etc.)

- Coordination and control over external legal counsels, strong legal costs control and optimization

- Supervision over Legal department (18 subordinates)

Sep 2005May 2008

Head of Legal of Tele2 Russia

Legal management, corporate restructuring, management restructuring

Head of Legal

TELE2 Russia
Sep 2001Aug 2005

Deputy General Director/Legal

Polar Quartz, OJSC
Legal management
May 1998Sep 2001

Legal Assistant

Debevoise & Plimpton




Higher School of Management by Higher School of Economic

Moscow State Law Academy

graduated with honorsGraduation research: Share Production Agreements in Subsoil