Sofia Schwarzberg
Junior lawyer
Graduated from the Nizhny Novgorod branch of the National Research University Higher School of Economics.

Has work experience in an international legal center specializing in business support abroad.

She joined the team in 2018 as a paralegal. Sofia specializes in the resolution of commercial disputes, and also works on the firm's projects within the framework of intellectual property and international practice.

She is fluent in English.
Highlights of experience

Supporting the purchase of U.S. company shares between a citizen of Ukraine and Russia on the buyer’s side. The following services were provided to the client:

  • analysis of the buyer’s legal due diligence risks;
  • assessment of U.S. sanctions for the presence of restrictions on currency payments in U.S. dollars between citizens of Russia and Ukraine and the presence of restrictions with respect to banks in Georgia;
  • preparation of documents for closing the transaction (share purchase agreement, documents for observing the company’s preemptive right to buy shares);
  • preparation of conclusions for the Client on tax consequences of the transaction in Russia.
    Support of a complex dispute to protect the interests of the trademark owner. As a result of the protection strategy developed by the lawyers of Nasonov, Pirogov & Partners, the Internet advertising resources used by the opponent of the client and violating the rights to the trademark were blocked, as well as the transaction on acquisition by the client of exclusive rights to the trademark, contested by the previous right holder, was protected (recognized as valid).
    Accompanying a dispute on the collection of penalties for violation of deadlines for work performance on the part of the contractor (defendant). As a result of the submitted counteraccounts, the plaintiff reduced the amount of the claim from 11.5 million to 7.5 million rubles, and the court granted the contractor’s request to reduce the penalty and recovered 1.5 million rubles. Thus, the amount of the claims was reduced by a factor of 10.
    CONTACT SOFIA
    +7 831 423 10 03
    office@npplaw.ru
    Piskunova st. 31А, offices 1, 3
    Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia,
    603005
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