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Tatyana Nozhkina

Managing partner

For more than 24 years, Tatyana has specialized in the criminal defense of owners and managers of Russian and international companies. She represents international companies in cases of criminal investigations and other activities carried out against them by law-enforcement authorities. She has also successfully advised various companies in internal investigation and compliance procedures.

Tatyana has many years of experience in criminal defense in cases of economic crimes and crimes of public officials, including tax crimes. She represents clients both during pre-trial investigations as well as in trial proceedings in courts, including the Supreme Court. She has extensive experience in the coordination of attorneys in Russian regions for complicated criminal cases.

Among her clients are the owners and managers of companies in the oil, energy, banking, insurance and media sectors. 

In 2020, Tatyana joined ZKS for the purpose of strengthening its international criminal practice and the further development of the practice of internal investigation and compliance procedures. Before joining ZKS, Tatyana was a partner in criminal law practice at Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners. Formerly, she also worked for Padva & Partners, Attorneys-at-Law.

She speaks English and Italian.

Mrs. Nozhkina is recommended by The Legal 500 2021 in White-collar crime (Next Generation Partners). Tatyana is also recommended by Best Lawyers in Criminal Defense. She is personally recommended by in Criminal Law (Group 1).

Education and career

  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, 1994-1998
  • Padva & Partners, Attorneys-at-Law, attorney’s assistant, 1998-2000, attorney, 2000-2013
  • Moscow City Chamber of Attorneys, attorney, 2000-2003
  • Moscow Bar Association, member, since 2003
  • Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners, counsel, 2013-2016, partner, 2016-2020
  • ZKS Law Attorneys, senior partner, since 2020
  • ZKS Law Attorneys, Managing partner, since 2022