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Zhdanova Viktoria Dmitrievna
Lawyer, shipping practice
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Zhdanova Viktoria Dmitrievna

Zhdanova Viktoria Dmitrievna

Lawyer, shipping practice

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Zhdanova Viktoria Dmitrievna

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Senior partner,  attorney, specialist in customs operations

 

St.Petersburg Law Offices “Inmarine”

+7 (812) 363-13-64

sos@inmarin.ru

Zhdanova Viktoria - senior partner at the St. Petersburg law offices "Inmarine" in shipbuilding and shipping. Viktoria specializes in projects accompanied by the construction, purchase and sale, transfer to the charter and operation on sea and river vessels, focusing on the legal regulation of relations between the parties of the transaction and to prevent possible disputes and damages.

When she returned from England to Russia with a master's qualification of the international maritime law, Viktoria received a lawyer's status and provides legal support for Russian ship owners in the negotiation and execution of shipbuilding and ship-repair contracts, purchase and sale contracts and ships charters under English law. Foreign ship owners demand Viktoria’s expertise in regulatory matters to ensure stay of ships under foreign flag in the Russian jurisdiction, taking into account the specifics of the Russian legislation, as well as making deals with local shippers, forwarding agents, charterers, agents and chandlers. Customers have repeatedly pointed out that a solid knowledge of the European and Russian law allows to Viktoria to structure multi- border transactions and to ensure cross-border legal protection of the marine business projects.

Being certified by the Federal Customs Service, a specialist in customs operations, Viktoria consults ship owners, shippers and freight forwarders for customs clearance of ships and cargoes, successfully solves judicial and extrajudicial disputes about the classification of goods, the adjustment of the customs value, the return of overpaid customs duties and other matters in customs and currency legislation.

Education:

  • 2010 г. – Swansea University (Wales, Great Brittan), bachelor of Laws;
  • 2011 г. – Swansea University (Wales, Great Brittan), master of Laws in international Maritime Law;
  • 2015 г. – Russian Customs Academy, specialist in customs operations. 

Recent cases with Viktoria Zhdanova:

  • Support the construction of a fishing vessel at the shipyard Stocznia Gdańsk SA for ZAO "Pacific Marine";
  • Transaction services for the acquisition of ships ATLANTIC ISLAND (IMO: 9210335), SEA CHALLENGER (IMO: 8502119), EK-RIVER (IMO: 9056868) for LLC "Cros Trans Arctic" (IP Starostin IA);
  • Advising and drafting of unified forms of supply contracts for petrochemical products SIBUR International GmbH, vessel SIBUR TOBOL (IMO: 9655511), SIBUR VORONEZH (IMO: 9655509), etc .;
  • Payload of the acquisition of the ship "Baltic -108» (IMO: 7612424) for LLC "Sea Energy Shipping Company" (GC “Marine Technics”);
  • Payload transfer to charter and subcharter EMERALD vessel (IMO: 8903052);
  • Advice Bureau Ship Service SIA on the application and implementation of the provisions of the MLC 2006;
  • Support the purchase of fishing vessel ANDENESFISK I (IMO: 9652820) by leasing to JSC "farm of Bekerev"/ LLC" Alfa-Leasing ";
  • Advice on registration and operation of the luxury yacht Alexander K. in Russia;
  • Advising on lease to two oil tankers  "Laura", "Neman", "Nefterudovoz-44M", "Nefterudovoz-50M", "Nefterudovoz- 56M"for LLC "Interleasing ";
  • Payload construction barge TB 6000 for offshore projects of CNGS Group;
  • Legal assistance in obtaining permission to cabotage for the car-ferry AUTOPRESTIGE (IMO: 9190157) for the benefit of United European Car Carriers;
  • Protection of cargo and freight forwarders in disputes with shipping lines MOL, Maersk, Fesco, SMA CGM for compensation for loss and damage to cargo;
  • Representation of STRABAG Wasserbau GmbH in projects for dredging seaport "Big Port of St. Petersburg";
  • • Company Consulting, "Gazprom Neft Shelf" on the distribution of risk and the volume of owner responsibility and charterer of ships VLADISLAV STRIZHOV (IMO: 9310018), YURIY TOPCHEV (IMO: 9338230), MIKHAIL ULYANOV (IMO: 9333670), KIRILL LAVROV (IMO: 9333682) used to provide MISP project "Prirazlomnaja".

Membership in professional organizations:

  • 2013  - St.Petersburg Advocatory Chamber, attorney. 

Career:

  • 2011 -2012 гг. – “Inmarine” LLC, lawyer
  • 2012-2013 гг. – “Inmarine” LLC, leading lawyer
  • 2013 г. – to present time   - St.Petersburg Law Offices “Inmarine”, senior partner

Laguages:

Russian, English, Norwegian, Danish.

Hobby:

Author of a series of successful novels and short stories, throwing an ironic view of reality through the prism of fantastic phenomenon.

Publications and Comments of Viktoria Zhdanova:

Maslov Kirill Andreevich

Maslov Kirill Andreevich

Managing partner

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Maslov Kirill Andreevich

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 Managing Partner, attorney, capitan

 

St. Petersburg Law Offices “Inmarine”

 +7 (812) 363-13-64

sos@inmarin.ru

 

 

Being a successor of the traditions of the family of submarine naval officers, Kirill Maslov has experience of maritime practice as captain, which, combined with the experience of the legal counsel of practice allows Kirill to provide legal assistance to prevent and resolve accidents, emergency accidents and incidents at sea and river transport. Practical experience and expertise Kirill Maslov includes also the resolution of complex disputes in matters of ship owners for the construction and acquisition of fleet chandlers and marine agents in matters of payment of arrears for Maritime Claims, cargo owners in disputes for compensation for maritime transport.

 

Kirill Maslov is an author and trainer of workshops on the Law of the Sea for law students and professionals of the industry. Maintains a blog of maritime lawyer on Korabel.ru.

 

As an independent anti-corruption expert of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation and a representative of the industry community Kirill Maslov participates in legislative activities and monitoring the enforcement of existing legislation in the field of maritime and river transport.

 

Educational:

  • 2003 г. – st.Сlare's college, Oxford
  • 2008 г. – law faculty, St.Petersburg State University, bachelor;
  • 2008 г. –military faculty, St.Petersburg State University, lieutenant;
  • 2010 г. - law faculty, St.Petersburg State University, master;
  • 2010 г. - St.Petersburg State University of Waterway Communications, Skipper, ship navigation

Recent cases with Kirill Maslov:

  • Pre-judicial return of the deposit for the vessel BALTIC PRINT (IMO: 7802079) in favor of "Vyborg Shipping Company";
  • Successful defense of biofuels exporter in a dispute with the PJSC "Commercial Center Transport and Forest" about the deterioration of the quality of cargo for loading on ships SESTRORETSK (IMO: 7801867) and SIEGFRIED LEHMANN (IMO: 9325142) and collecting payment for demurrage time of these ships;
  • Successful defense of Caterpillar's interests in the debt settlement affairs for the supply of diesel generators and seizure of property from illegal possession;
  • Legal aid shippers and forwarders in profile cases of general average MSC Flaminia ships (IMO: 9225615), MOL Comfort (IMO: 9358761);
  • Company Consulting, "Gazprom Neft Shelf" on the distribution of risk and the volume of owner responsibility and charterer of ships VLADISLAV STRIZHOV (IMO: 9310018), YURIY TOPCHEV (IMO: 9338230), MIKHAIL ULYANOV (IMO: 9333670), KIRILL LAVROV (IMO: 9333682) used to ensure the project MISP "Prirazlomnaja";
  • Legal aid group companies Wilh. Wilhelmsen on ship agency in port vessels of United European Car Carriers and rolling cargo forwarding;
  • Pre-trial settlement of the dispute GAC Group with the ship owner for the failure of tug KAPITAN SOUSHEK (IMO: 8846644) within the agreed period;
  • Successful pre-trial settlement of Harbour Enterprise SIA claims against OAO "Murmansk Shipping Company" for the recovery of debts for deliveries of supplies and equipment on GRUMANT (IMO: 9385879), ZAPOLYARYE (IMO: 9524205), NOVAYA ZEMLYA (IMO: 9549281), ALEKSANDR SUVOROV ( IMO: 7,721,237), PAVEL VAVILOV (IMO: 8131893);
  • BBC Shartering representation consultancy coastal navigation along the Northern Sea Route on the vessel BBC LOUISIANA (IMO: 9435105) and other foreign-flag ships;
  • Successful representation of the group of companies "Sea Service" in a court dispute with "Eastern Shipping Company" for the recovery of debts for the supply of bunker fuel on the vessel AKTIVA (IMO: 7408873).
  • Representation of the Russian supplier of molasses in a dispute with the owner of the vessel ANTLIA (IMO: 8857629) for violation of terms of execution of the trip charter;
  • Advising Finnlines on the legal regulation of acceptance and issuance of cargo in the seaport "Saint-Petersburg Big Port".

Membership in professional organizations:

  • 2010 – Associacion of international maritime law, member;
  • 2012 - The permanent court of arbitration at the Law Office of the Moscow Region "Legal Practice", the arbitrator;  
  • 2013  - St.Petersburg Advocatory Chamber, attorney. 
  • 2014  - Union “Russian chamber of shipping”, delegate from St.Petersburg Law Offices “Inmarine”;
  • 2015 -  International Yaht Association.  

Carrier:

  • 2002 – 2006 г.г. – “Gydrotechnology” LLC, contract manager;
  • 2007 г.  – Gutsu K.G. Law office, paralegal;
  • 2007-2009  -“Oslo Marine Group” LLC,senior associate;
  • 2009-2010  – “Remedy Law Firm” LLC, lawyer;
  • 2010 -2013 – “Inmarine” LLC, general director;
  • 2013 – to present time  - St.Petersburg Law Offices “Inmarine”, managing partner.

Languages:

Russian, English, Finnish  

Hobby:

Boat trips and regatta, diving, weightlifting, yoga, Argentine tango.

 

The fact that there is only one legal education does not guarantee the lawyer succeeded in solving the cases on the sea and river transport. The favorable outcome of cases is due to the presence of sectoral qualifications, practice, understanding of business needs and responsibility to provide solutions and recommendations.

St. Petersburg Law Offices "Inmarin" presents industry participants maritime and river transport of legal aid experts in the field of maritime law, maritime lawyers and attorneys that meets the following needs of the branch of business.

St. Petersburg Law Offices "Inmarin" presents

  • Qualifications - not only in law, but also in maritime affairs. This allows you to take into account specific features of the functioning of navigation and maritime business industry in the application of the rule of law;
  • Experience in matters of maritime and river transport allows to operate with industry practice, to predict the development of events in the case, select the appropriate legal means to resolve the case, to prevent losses and to minimize the risks. In urgent errands legal aid begins within hours after receipt of the order;
  • Advocate status gives lawyers the right to force the federal law from 31.05.2002 number 63-FZ "On Advocacy and the Legal Profession in the Russian Federation" to request information from the competent authorities and organizations, to form the evidence, to advise on legal matters, to represent interest in all kinds of production and provide legally protected secret information of the principal;
  • Knowledge of foreign law takes into account the provisions of the personal law of the principal in the rendering of legal aid, as well as to accompany transboundary marine projects, which lie in different jurisdictions. Marine lawyers traditionally, along with the knowledge of national and international law, have knowledge of English maritime law – dominant law in the maritime business industry;
  • Foreign language provides legal assistance on the Law of the Sea in the language of the principal. The working languages of St. Petersburg Law Offices "Inmarin" are English, Norwegian, Finnish, German;
  • A comprehensive approach to projects - depending on the case of the order to provide legal assistance can be carried out in conjunction with the ship's broker, customs agents, surveyors, which allows the principal contact with one organization for the implementation of construction projects, purchase and sale of vessels, as well as the settlement of the sea losses;
  • Compliance with professional and industry standards - providing legal assistance in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct of Attorneys, as well as the rules of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping for voluntary certification services for ships LP № 2-090301-00;
  • Professional liability insurance - in addition to contract liability for the provision of legal aid for principals provide additional financial guarantee for professional work of attorneys and lawyers at a rate of 100 million rubles by the liability insurance policy.

For fully trained legal assistance in cases of maritime and river transport, please contact the head of the project of the law office of St. Petersburg "Inmarin" by phone in St. Petersburg: +7 (812) 363-13-64, federal hotline 8 (800) 8 (800) 250-00-13 or by e-mail sos@inmarin.ru

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