Angelika Yakhneva focuses on project financing and mergers and acquisitions projects in Russia and the CIS.

Prior to joining DLA Piper, she gained extensive practical experience in the banking market, advising on corporate and commercial matters (including project finance of Alfa Group and Vimpelcom), contracts and M&A. She was responsible for overseeing the legal aspects of operations in trade finance, documentary operations, interbank operations and international settlements, and advising on various corporate and civil law matters.