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Jevgenija (Jane) Fedotova

Associate

Jevgenija (Jane) Fedotova is an Associate in the Litigation & Restructuring Department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the British Virgin Islands. Her practice covers a wide range of commercial and civil litigation matters.

Prior to joining Conyers, Jevgenija practiced law in England with a focus on dispute resolution matters for individual and corporate clients. Jevgenija has experience in High Court litigation and international arbitration, often involving multi-jurisdictional disputes related to corporate governance and debt arrangements in the energy, agriculture, insurance and banking sectors. She previously was seconded to serve as counsel for the London Court of International Arbitration (“LCIA”). She also worked on legal transition and reform projects for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in the countries of its operation.

Alongside her legal practice, Jevgenija is undertaking academic research in international arbitration, particularly on emergency arbitrator procedures.

Experience Highlights

  • Acted for an aluminum company in a multi-billion multi-jurisdictional LCIA arbitration centered on shareholders’ dispute over the control of a major metals company
  • Acted for an individual in multi-jurisdictional bankruptcy and committal proceedings in England relating to default under the loan agreement
  • Acted for an insurance company in multi-jurisdictional multi-billion ad hoc arbitration

Professional Background

  • Consultant, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London, England
  • Associate, Fieldfisher LLP, London, England
  • Associate, Simmons & Simmons LLP, London, England

Education

  • BPP Law School, LPC, 2010
  • BPP Law School, GDL, 2009
  • University College London, LLM, 2008
  • Moscow State University, Diploma, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • British Virgin Islands, Solicitor, 2019
  • England & Wales, Higher Rights of Audience, 2016
  • England & Wales, Solicitor, 2012

Associations

  • Access for Women in Energy
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Russian and CIS Arbitration Network

Offshore Cases

Emergency Arbitrator: Overseas Experience and Russian Arbitration Law, New Horizons of International Arbitration, OOO Tsyfra Zakona, Moscow, Issue 3, May 2015

The Resolution of Disputes at the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA): Practical Aspects, Russian Law Journal, Volume II (2014), Issue 2

Right of First Sale in European Economic Area, Corporate Lawyer, Issue No. 3, February 2013

Anti-corruption Due Diligence and the Extra-territorial Effect of UK’s Bribery Act, Company Lawyer, Issue No. 2, February 2013

Interim Remedies Available under English Law in Support of Russian Court Proceedings (Part I), Legal Insight, Issue 8, 14 October 2012

Interim Remedies Available under English Law in Support of Russian Court Proceedings (Part II), Legal Insight, Issue 10, 16 December 2012

Area(s) of Expertise