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Anastasia Tropsha
Russian, Ukrainian, German, Chinese, English
Multilingual solicitor-advocate Anastasia focuses on international commercial litigation and complex civil fraud. Her language skills have seen her work on court and arbitral proceedings for institutional and corporate clients across the CIS.

Since joining the firm in August 2018 Anastasia has worked on applications for innovative interim relief, proceedings in support of arbitration and cross-border contractual disputes. Alongside her fluency in five languages, she is currently studying Romanian and Greek.

Anastasia’s practice focuses on Russian and CIS cases and she has acted for banks and individuals from those jurisdictions for a number of years, including multi-jurisdictional asset tracing cases, involving extensive Worldwide Freezing, Search, Disclosure and Passport Surrender Orders in one of Russia’s biggest ever bank frauds.

Notable experience
  • VNESHPROMBANK LLC V GEORGY BEDZHAMOV [2019] EWHC 1430 (CH): Anastasia assisted on this banking fraud matter and assisted with obtaining freezing, search, passport and bankruptcy trustee recognition orders on behalf of the Deposit Insurance Agency of Russia.
  • TUGUSHEV V ORLOV [2019] EWHC 645 (COMM): Part of the team in this complex multi-party commercial litigation, Anastasia participated in the preparation for the Case Management Conference, of a Security for Costs application and the process of disclosure.
  • VTB COMMODITIES TRADING DAC V JSC ANTIPINSKY REFINERY [2020] EWHC 72 (COMM): This ongoing $200 million dispute between two of Russia's biggest banks has seen a variety of complex interim applications in support of arbitration and Anastasia has been assisting the team with the preparation of pleadings and evidence, including that in respect of joinder and jurisdiction challenge applications.
With a degree in Jurisprudence with European Law from Brasenose College, Oxford, and a Master’s in Corporate and Commercial Law from the London School of Economics, Anastasia began her training contract with us in 2019 and qualified as a solicitor-advocate in 2021. Anastasia has authored numerous articles and is a member of Lexis PSL’s Case Analysis Expert Panel on Dispute Resolution.
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