Zhanna Tomashevskaya, Managing partner (Tomashevskaya&Partners)
Since 2006, Zhanna has been providing legal counsel to corporations in both Russia and those based internationally as they engage in M&A negotiations and transactions.
Zhanna has strong expertise in English and Russian law and extensive experience in leading technological and innovative projects. In 2012-2016, Zhanna served as the partner and head of the Moscow office of O2 Consulting, a law firm with a focus on M&A.
Zhanna was a lead partner in deals with the two most popular and exciting apps, in 2016: Prisma and MSQRD. She is the general counsel to Gagarin Capital Partners, a major investor into technologies, holding negotiations and making business-related decisions.
Both Best Lawyers and Chambers and Partners have named Zhanna as a top corporate and M&A lawyer.
Zhanna routinely speaks at major Russian legal conferences and lectures at Moscow State University and the prestigious National Research University Higher School of Economics.