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Daria Semenikhina

Daria Semenikhina

Daria has significant experience in representing large Russian and international financial institutions in transactions on the financing of the business of Russian and international companies and in representing Russian and international companies in attracting financings on the Russian and international market.

Daria’s experience includes advising lenders and borrowers on bilateral and syndicated loans, acquisition financings, pre-export financings, financings backed by export credit agencies, asset finance and refinancing of the existing indebtedness.

Moreover, Daria participated in a number of transactions on a restructuring of the indebtedness of various companies and represented the creditors of such companies.

In particular, Daria advised syndicates of international financial institutions in transactions on the financing of major Russian banks and state corporations and their affiliates.

Daria’s experience also includes representing major international banks in respect of pre-export financings for one of the world’s leading mining and metals companies and also in respect of restructuring of its existing syndicated loans.

Daria advised foreign investor on various financial issues in connection with the acquisition of a stake in a large insurance business in Russia.

Daria also advised syndicate of international banks on the financing of one of the largest gold mining companies.

Moreover, Daria advised major Russian oil company on attracting financing from a foreign lender for the purposes of financing of extraction and transportation of oil.

Work experience

2016 – present
Ivanyan & Partners law firm
Senior Associate, Counsel

2006 – 2015
Linklaters CIS / Linklaters LLP
Trainee lawyer, associate, managing associate


2009 – 2012
Moscow International Business School
Faculty of Economics, M.A. (Diploma) in Economics (with honours)

2002 – 2007
Moscow State University
Faculty of Law, M.A. (Diploma) in Law (with honours)

Professional membership

Member of Moscow Bar Association
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