Orlova Nadezhda
Managing Partner, FBK Legal, Attorney
T: +7 495 737-53-53
Nadezhda Orlova heads FBK Legal and oversees the provision of legal services to oil and gas companies. Ms. Orlova has been specializing in commercial, financial, and tax law since 1993 and is a lawyer at the Bar of the City of Moscow. She has significant experience supporting major Russian and multinational corporations.

During her time at FBK, Nadezhda Orlova has taken part in key working groups and expert councils, including the Council of Experts to the Budget and Taxation Committee of Russia's State Duma, as well as in World Bank and EBRD programs to improve Russia's tax legislation.

She has also contributed chapters to Tax Law, the leading textbook on the subject, and is actively involved in educational programs in tax and financial law.

According to the independent legal rankings The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Europe, Pravo.Ru-300 and other ranking agencies, FBK Legal is one of the best law firms in Russia, an achievement in which Ms. Orlova has played an instrumental role. In 2013, FBK Legal was nominated in the category Best National Firm for the Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence.

Nadezhda Orlov has also been personally recommended by the directory The Legal 500 EMEA 2012 for cooperation in energy and natural resources.

Nadezhda Orlova's many successful projects include:

  • Carrying out research and development for federal executive agencies, including Russia's Ministry of Finance, the Federal Tax Service, the Ministry of Economic Development and the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service.
  • Managing the World Bank project Tax Service Modernization 2
  • Providing more than 10 years of successful support on tax and legal issues to a group of companies owned by Gazprom
  • Consulting support on reorganizing Nanotechnologies State Corporation as a public company
  • Managing a project to support the transfer of assets to subsidiaries of Russian Railways (OAO RZD) during restructuring
Tax structuring, international tax planning, M&A deals, transfer pricing, tax consulting and expertise
Work experience
Oil and gas, power industry, nuclear industry, mining diamonds and other precious stones, chemicals and petrochemicals
2004 Psychology of Organizational Development and Human Resources Management, Faculty of Psychology, Moscow State University.
1995 Tax and Finance Law, Faculty of Law, Moscow State University

2000 Certificate in English, Cambridge University
Professional associations
  • Bar Association of Moscow
  • Russian Managers Association
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