Ekaterina Abrossimova is an associate based in the Moscow office. Her practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions, particularly capital markets, M&A and cross-border transactions involving businesses in Russia. Ms Abrossimova’s recent experience includes advising Rosneft in its US$500 million purchase of Russian and Venezuelan oilfield services companies from Weatherford International plc and the IPO of Lenta Ltd with the listing of GDRs on the LSE and the Moscow Exchange. She joined the firm in 2006. She received an LLM degree with merit from the CEU (Hungary) in 2001, studied at the Asser College Europe of TMC Asser Institute (the Netherlands) and received a JD equivalent, summa cum laude, from Mari State University Law School (Russia) in 2000. Ms Abrossimova is a qualified Russian lawyer.