Ekaterina Abakumova

Advocate
Private Wealth Practice

St Petersburg, Moscow

e-mail: e.abakumova@maximalegal.ru
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QALIFICATIONS AND EXPERTISE

Ekaterina has a wide expertise in various fields of civil and commercial law with a focus on advising and representing clients in litigation in matrimonial and family proceedings.

Ekaterina has many years of experience in divorce proceedings and advising on and drafting nuptial agreements and various other agreements, including relating to children, the division of property and paying maintenance.

In 2006 Ekaterina successfully qualified and received the status of advocate. Ekaterina is a member of the Law Chamber of the Leningrad Region, registration number 47/1004.

CAREER

For over 10 years, Ekaterina has acted as legal adviser to large commercial and non-profit organisations. In 2019 she joined the pool of external partners of the Private Wealth practice at Maxima Legal for family matters.

RECOGNITION

  • Certificate from the Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation “for professional skills in protecting the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of principals, excellent work, and great personal contribution to the provision of highly-qualified legal assistance” (2019)
  • Certificate from the Leningrad Regional Bar Association (2019 and 2014)

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Member of the Examination Commission at the Law Faculty of St Petersburg State University

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

2004                Law Faculty of St Petersburg State University (graduated with honours)

2009                Further education at the European Court of Human Rights

LANGUAGES

Russian (native) and German (conversational)