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Head of Employment and Migration Law Practice

Specialist area 

For over 15 years Anna has been providing legal support on a wide variety of employment law issues. 

She represents clients in court during labour disputes, as well at the State Labour Inspectorate and the Public Prosecutor's Office. She provides support when employees are dismissed, including mass redunducies, and in co-ordination with trade unions. In addition, she advises on: guarantees and compensation (safeguarding employees against currency exchange risks, devising incentive schemesetc); secondments and international assignments; staff restructuring; and advising on other employment law matters.

Anna also assists clients in compiling HR documents, including employment agreements, policies and the like.

Main achievements

Anna’s professional experience involves protecting the interests of major Russian and foreign companies. 

Her projects include:
  • successfully representing a large Russian investment company in a labour dispute with an employee;
  • handling hostile dismissals (including those of union leaders);
  • supporting initiatives undertaken by clients' HR departments (transfers, introduction of remote work, etc.) 

What they say

According to an impressed client, Anna Berlina is "a very experienced lawyer who can always share tips in the most challenging situations, and finds the right balance between conservative legislation and business needs." She acts on a range of advisory and contentious mandates, including advising on disputes, restructuring and HR policies. (Chambers Europe, 2021).

Interviewees highlight Anna’s attention to detail and solution-oriented approach. One source also describes her as practical lawyer who is "available at any time and is always ready to help." (Chambers Europe, 2020).

Anna Berlina is praised by clients for being "very thorough" 
and providing "detailed analysis of each question. (Chambers Europe, 2019).

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