Anna Otkina

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Anna Otkina
Partner, Head of Transport
Anna Otkina
Anna Otkina Partner, Head of Transport
Leontievsky pereulok, 25
Anna Otkina’s professional interests mainly focus on transport infrastructure, aviation and shipping.

Anna has over 20 years of practical experience advising leading international and Russian banks, leasing companies, airlines, helicopter and shipping companies on operating aircraft in Russia and worldwide, including financing, leasing, compliance, restructuring, settlement of claims and aviation accidents.

Anna was among the first legal practitioners who assisted Russian banks in setting up their leasing operations, and continues to be a driving force behind key market developments in aircraft leasing and finance, and shipping.

Besides being a leading expert in asset finance transactions, Anna advises on corporate, commercial and regulatory matters for clients in the transport infrastructure, aviation, shipping and other sectors.

Anna is recommended in aviation, shipping, transport, infrastructure and PPP by Chambers, Legal 500 and Pravo-300.
MGIMO University, Master’s Degree in Law, 2001

Free University of Brussels, Master in International and Comparative Law, 2000

University of Georgia, Master of Laws, 1999

MGIMO University, Bachelor’s Degree in Law, 1998



Anna is frequently invited to speak at international aviation events and conferences on cross border issues arising from the acquisition and operation of aircraft.


  • 2022-present

    Partner, Head of Transport, Denuo (Moscow)
  • 2013-22

    Partner, Head of Transport, DLA Piper (Moscow)
  • 2008-13

    Partner, Deputy Head of Moscow Office, SNR Denton (Moscow)
  • 2001-08

    Associate, Senior Associate, SNR Denton (Moscow)

Teaching experience

MGIMO University
Co-author of the course on International Banking and Finance Transactions (including asset finance, aviation law and syndicated lending)