Yana Zoloeva

Partner, Russia Tax and Legal Leader, PwC Russia

Yana Zoloeva has worked on oil and gas/energy deals and infrastructure projects both in Russia and abroad for the past 15 years. She is a recognised expert in legal consulting for energy, utilities and mining companies.

Yana advises clients on matters pertaining to structuring (including financing) and supporting transactions concerning exploration, assessment and extraction of mineral resources (including joint venture, operator, product sharing and concession agreements). She also advises on organising joint ventures in Russia and abroad.

Over the past 10 years, Yana has participated in and led major projects to construct corporate governance systems and long-term incentive systems for key management in the largest Russian and international companies.

For the last several years, Yana has been recommended as an energy and natural resources expert by the Legal 500 international rating of law firms. In 2011, Yana was recognised among the best CIS lawyers on bankruptcy and corporate restructuring by Who’s Who Legal.

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  • Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas
  • Law Department
  • 1996

    Russian State Tax Academy of the Russian Ministry of Finance
  • Economy Department
  • 2001

    Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Russian Government
  • PhD
  • 2003