Angelika Yakhneva

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Angelika Yakhneva
Legal Director
Angelika Yakhneva
Angelika Yakhneva Legal Director
Leontievsky pereulok, 25
Angelika Yakhneva has over 15 years of experience of successfully combining corporate and financial legal support. Angelika focuses on project financing and mergers and acquisitions projects in Russia and the CIS and is experienced in banking regulatory and compliance issues, currency control and anti-money laundering regulations.

Angelika gained valuable practical experience in the banking market, advising on corporate and commercial matters. She was responsible for overseeing the legal aspects of operations in trade finance, documentary operations, interbank operations and international settlements, and advising on various corporate and civil law matters.
MGIMO University, PhD Studies in Financial, Administrative and Informational Law

MGIMO University, Law Degree, 2005

Summary profile


  • 2022-present

    Legal Director, Denuo (Moscow)
  • 2018-22

    Legal Director, DLA Piper (Moscow)
  • 2011-18

    Senior Associate, DLA Piper (Moscow)
  • 2010

    In-House Legal Counsel (Secondment), HSBC Bank (Moscow)
  • 2007-11

    Associate, DLA Piper (Moscow)
  • 2005-07

    Senior Specialist, Legal Department, Alfa Bank (Moscow)
  • 2005

    Lawyer, Association of International Lawyers, Economists and Managers (Moscow)
  • 2004

    Legal Counsel/Junior Associate, State Committee for Mineral Resources, Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation (Moscow)