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Zoya Burbeza

Senior Consultant Solicitor

0044 330 107 0106

Zoya is a Senior Consultant Solicitor with 11 years of experience across many areas of commercial law including commercial dispute resolution, business development  and commercial transactions.

Working with many high-profile clients and major companies, both as a consultant and a legal representative, Zoya has experience working with a client from the beginning of their journey and throughout, tackling issues that may arise along the way with a focus on commercial disputes and international investigations.

With an extensive list of achievements throughout her career, from substantial settlements in commercial disputes to published articles and even working with law firms to develop their business through various revenue increasing projects, Zoya is always working to achieve the best for her client.

With language skills in English, Ukrainian, Russian, Polish and Italian and professional membership accreditations across Europe and Internationally, including with the Law Society of England & Wales, International Bar Association and British-Ukrainian Law Association, Zoya is confident in the work she completes across her various specialities.

Notable Cases

Sergei Yurievich Polonskiy v Alexander Dobrovinsky & Partners LLP & Ors [2016] EWHC 1114

Acted for Defendants in successfully setting aside a stay application and eventually striking out a claim brought before the High Court (Chancery Division) by a well-known Russian oligarch for over USD150 million.

Kazakhstan Kagazy Plc V Zhunus [2014] EWCA Civ 381)

Acted for a Kazakh company in successfully resisting a challenge in the Court of Appeal to the granting of a £72m worldwide freezing injunction against two former shareholders.

European Union v Bank Mellat C-176/13 and Bank Tejarat v Council of the European Union T-176/12

Represented the largest and the second largest banks in Iran in challenging imposition of economic sanctions by the EU.  In 2015 and 2016, the ECJ gave favourable judgments to both banks. (European Union v Bank Mellat C-176/13 and Bank Tejarat v Council of the European Union T-176/12).

Awards and Accreditations