Valentina Semenikhina advises Russian and international companies on complex corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures (JV) and corporate restructurings. Her clients include companies from technology, media, and telecom industry as well as financial and investment institutions located around the globe. Valentina is endorsed by Best Lawyers (2021), Russia, for corporate work and is recommended by The Legal 500 EMEA (2020) for commercial, corporate, and M&A work. She is eligible to practice in the Russian Federation.
A native Russian speaker who is also fluent in English and German, Valentina has written and co-written a number of publications on corporate law issues, competition law, and environmental law. Before joining the firm, Valentina worked as an associate in the corporate practice of another international law firm and has over 10 years of experience.
Rising Star, M&A, Russia, IFLR1000 EMEA (2022)
Recognized, Corporate Law, Moscow, The Best Lawyers in Russia (2021, 2022)
Recommended, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Russia, The Legal 500 EMEA (2020)
German Chancellor Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, University of Bremen (2011–2012)
Alumna, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)