Elena Kukushkina is a counsel and coordinator of the Labour and Migration Practice in the Moscow Office of Baker McKenzie. Elena specialises in employment and immigration law issues and advices clients on complex employment and immigration cases, including restructurings, pre-trial resolutions of disputes with employees, negotiations with trade-unions, compliance investigations. She has a wide experience successfully representing major Russian and international companies in courts of different instances in labour disputes (including claims for reinstatement, challenging disciplinary sanctions, payment of regional premium rates and breach of trade union members' rights, etc.). She also advises on personal data-related issues, including data protection, processing and international data transfer.