Maria Mikhaylova is a director in PwC’s legal tax and customs dispute resolution group.

Maria has extensive experience in tax and has defended clients in more than 50 cases over the past three years. She has represented major Russian and multinational companies in a broad range of tax cases, from pretrial dispute resolution through to all tax litigation stages.

Maria’s professional expertise also includes the creation of the largest consolidated groups of taxpayers in Russia, transfer pricing claims, VAT and profits tax disputes, customs disputes and many other practical aspects of tax and customs law.

Maria regularly participates as an expert and speaker in external and internal tax dispute resolution client seminars.

Maria was also recommended as a professional in tax practice by Tax Controversy Leaders 2017 and by International Tax Review.