Anastasiia Demidova is a dual-qualified (New York and Russia) arbitration & dispute resolution associate based in our London office. She successfully passed SQE 1 in January 2023, pursuing a third qualification as a Solicitor of England and Wales.
Anastasiia holds an LL.M with high honours from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA), and a Master’s degree in Private International Law (with distinction) from the National Research University ‘Higher School of Economics’ (Russia).
Prior to joining ZFZ, Anastasiia worked at leading Russian and American law firms, specialising in international arbitration and high-value court disputes. Anastasiia also gained experience at the General Legal Division of the United Nations in New York, where she assisted the Arbitration & Claims cluster with representing the UN in civil and commercial disputes.
Anastasiia’s primary interests lie in international dispute resolution (including investment and commercial arbitration, conflicts of laws and asset recovery), as well as the law of international trade. Outside of the legal profession, Anastasiia is passionate about writing and photography.
Anastasiia works in English (fluent) and Russian (native).
Highlights of Anastasiia’s work include the following:
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