Helen focuses on comprehensive monitoring of corporate disputes: disputes with majority shareholders, minority shareholders, top management, disputes involving inheritance of business and division of business among spouses.

Moreover, Helen's portfolio comprises a great number of projects involving successful representation in the course of inspections/checks by law enforcement agencies, in particular, with respect to the accuracy of calculation and payment of taxes.

Also, Helen represents clients in courts in economic, civil and administrative cases, in particular in arbitration courts of the Russian Federation.

Additional facts about the attorney

  • In the course of her projects Helen helped her clients to save over 5 million USD
  • 100+ litigation cases

Hobbies

  • Helen likes painting and graphics  

Projects

Minority shareholders of Frandesa company

Frandesa is a leader in the development and production of plant protection agents. REVERA represented company’s minority shareholders in a multi-million corporate conflict with majority shareholders. The majority shareholders desired to fully consolidate the business, but the proposed terms were not satisfactory for our clients. As a consequence of 2-months of discussions, the parties effected a deal, to the reasonable satisfaction of our clients. At present, all terms and conditions of the deal are being duly observed. REVERA’s team managed to settle the dispute without recourse to a court.

A major Belarusian manufacturer and exporter of cabinet-work furniture.

Successful support for the client during an inspection of its financial and business activities with regard to fulfillment of tax obligations (in the amount of ca. $500,000), developing a defense strategy and preparing counter-pleas to the inspection act.

A major manufacturer of aseptics

Defending a shareholder in a corporate dispute with other shareholders: successful defense against lawsuit claiming coercion into a share purchase agreement, defense against lawsuits seeking to invalidate share purchase agreements and lawsuits seeking to invalidate decisions of management bodies.

Protecting a majority shareholder of a bulk freight hauler

Successful defense of a majority participant against a motion seeking to exclude him from the list of participants of an LLC. Representation of plaintiff in cases contesting decisions of general meeting of shareholders on re-allotment of shares of LLC participants, and seeking invalidation of state registration of amendments to the Charter as based on knowingly false information.

Protecting owner of a retail shop

Successful resolution of a corporate conflict with minority shareholders, including defense against motions seeking to invalidate decisions of general meeting of shareholders, to reverse rights and obligations of share purchaser, to invalidate purchase of shares.

Protecting majority shareholders against CEO's actions

Representation of majority shareholders of a Belarusian company in courts and law enforcement agencies due to CEO’s alienation of exclusive right to trademark. Our dynamic efforts had driven negotiations from the dead-lock and allowed the client to agree upon his withdrawal from the Belarusian business on advantageous terms. We also monitored formalisation of arrangements to settle the corporate conflict, in particular, with respect to alienation of shares and change of CEO.