Dr. Jane (Jevgenija) Fedotova


Dr. Jane (Jevgenija) 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, insolvency and arbitration matters often involving issues pertaining to asset tracing.

In particular, Jane often advises corporate and individual clients who seek to wind up a company in the BVI and appoint liquidators. Jane also often advises clients on court interim measures, including appointment of receivers, in support of on-going foreign litigation and arbitration, and assist clients with enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgments in the BVI.

Prior to joining Conyers, Jane practiced law in London and was seconded to serve as counsel for the London Court of International Arbitration. Jane has been awarded the Queen Mary University of London degree of PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) and successfully defended her thesis entitled: “The Concept of the Emergency Arbitrator: Is It a Novelty? Meaning of “Emergency”, Legal Framework, Standards and Enforcement of the Emergency Relief”. Jane continues to pursue her academic interests as an associate lecturer teaching an investment arbitration course at the Queen Mary University of London.



  • Acted for a BVI company in relation to an application seeking appointment of liquidators based on unpaid multimillion LCIA arbitration award;
  • Acted for an individual in relation to beneficial ownership dispute relating to major high end luxury hotel;
  • Obtaining a freezing order and receivership order, in relation to a 250 million BVI claim brought by the heirs of a high worth individual;
  • Obtaining a mandatory injunction order to appoint a director over BVI companies in support of the LCIA arbitration relating inter alia to a default under a loan agreement and a major shareholders’ fallout;
  • Acting for a company in relation to BVI IAC multimillion arbitration proceedings


Professional Background

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


  • 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

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognised in the 2021 edition of Legal 500 (dispute resolution)
  • Recognised in the 2020 edition (and 2019) of Global Restructuring Review 100


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


The Legal 500: International Arbitration Country Comparative Guide, BVI, 2021

The Legal 500: International Arbitration Country Comparative Guide, BVI, 2020

Offshore Cases

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