New Partner and Associates join Signature Litigation
30 Jan, 2014
Signature Litigation is delighted to announce the appointment of Natalia Chumak as a Partner of the firm, working alongside Graham Huntley and Helen Brannigan. We also welcome several new Associates to our team.
Natalia Chumak is highly respected within the CIS business community. As a native Russian speaker, she has a successful track record of helping CIS clients settle disputes through the complexities of UK High Court proceedings and international arbitration.
Natalia’s 10 years’ experience of litigation and arbitration in London has a strong focus on helping Russian/CIS companies and high net worth individuals manage their assets, often in challenging and complex disputes. She is ranked in Chambers and Partners for her “impressive portfolio of Russian clients” and clients value her “fantastic experience and responsiveness.”
Natalia’s case highlights include acting for a Russian oil and gas business group, in relation to proceedings arising out of loan agreements, personal guarantees and other loan security documentation; a claimant regarding an SPA in relation to the sale of a group of Russian companies in the electricity/infrastructure industry; and a respondent regarding a shareholders’ agreement in relation to a joint venture between CIS parties in the aviation and real estate sectors.
Natalia is a regular speaker at conferences and she contributes to leading Russian legal publications, ‘Legal Insight’ and ‘The Law’. She is the curator of the English law section of ‘Legal Insight’.