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Ludmila Kucherova

Ludmila Kucherova

Partner | Attorney

Areas of practice:

Dispute Resolution/ International Arbitration
Tax
Criminal Litigation
Defamation Litigation

Lyudmila is responsible for providing economic and tax crime advocacy at AGP. For fifteen years Lyudmila was employed by the investigative authorities of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) as an investigator, senior investigator and head of economic crime investigation.

Lyudmila's core specialism is advice and drafting opinion letters on economic and tax offences, as well as corporate representation in pre-investigation probes and preliminary inquiries.

Lyudmila is widely experienced in representing AGP's clients at different stages of litigation – from the institution of criminal proceedings and investigations to the trial. She specializes in theft, credit fraud, tax evasion matters.

Lyudmila successfully defends citizens in preliminary inquiries and at trials and represents companies in civil and commercial litigation.

Her track record includes numerous wins in success consumer and business disputes, as well as corporate representation in pre-trial and court proceedings.

Practice of law:

  • Andrey Gorodissky & Partners (since 2012)
  • Private practice (2006 – 2012)
  • MIA investigative arms, an investigator, senior investigator, head of economic crimes (1991 – 2006)
  • Business Law teacher, Branch of the Modern University for the Humanities (2003 – 2005)

Education:

  • Syktyvkar State University (1999)
  • Further education:
    - Completed a course of study at the retraining and upskilling faculty, St. Petersburg University, MIA of Russia (2004)
    - Completed (2008) a course of study at the RF Advocate Higher Refresher Courses, the Russian Academy of Advocacy, programme: Criminal Advocacy

Affiliations:

  • Moscow Bar Association (since 2006)

Language skills:

  • English

Representation

Not-guilty verdict for a CEO in a trial for grand theft of non-ferrous scrap in the fuel and energy sector.

Won an appeal from a criminal trial for massive credit fraud, with amendment of charges and significant reduction of punishment.

Provided comprehensive advice and legal review of a criminal case for grand embezzlement in the public sector.

Won consumer litigation.

Strategizing for a major company in a pre-investigation probe into allegations of tax evasion, with the court denying a criminal investigation.

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