Julia Filippova

Senior associate | London

Secretary Zoë Nunn


Track record

Joint venture dispute

Assisted on a complex joint venture dispute in relation to a valuable asset in Moscow, Trekhgornaya Manufaktura: Danilina v Chernukhin [2018] EWHC 39 (Comm); [2018] EWHC 2503 (Comm). The case involved a successful appeal to the Court of Appeal on security for costs: [2018] EWCA Civ 1802.

Financial fraud

Assisted on two reported cases brought by a creditor Russian bank against beneficial owners of debtor companies: JSC BM Bank v Vladimir Kekhman and others [2018] EWHC 791 (Comm) and JSC BM Bank v Andrey Chernyakov and others [2016] EWHC 2583; [2017] EWHC 2564. In JSC BM Bank v Vladimir Kekhman there were findings of complex financial fraud and manipulation of financial accounts, on which forensic accountants prepared an expert report. The Defendant's knowledge of and involvement in the fraud was disputed and was inferred by the court based on all the evidence presented to it and on the results of the cross-examination, during which the Defendant proved to be a thoroughly dishonest witness.

Investment fraud case

Represented a Swiss financier in a complex investment fraud case: ENG King Limited and another v Vincent Petrillo [2016] EWHC 3801 (Comm).