Team

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Konstantin Bochkarev

Konstantin is a dual qualified lawyer with 17 years of experience with global tech companies and international law firms in Russia, the US and Cyprus. He is advising multinational businesses, Internet startups and venture funds on IP, M&A, data privacy, fintech, commercial and corporate matters.

Before bchk.legal Konstantin was a general counsel at mobile ad network Airpush, and head of business and legal affairs at Wargaming. He also managed IP and technology practices at the Moscow offices of the world's largest firms: CMS, PwC and White & Case.

Konstantin is a frequent speaker on tech and digital events in Russia and abroad. Since 2014 he has been teaching Internet Law, Entertainment and Video Game Law, Contracts & Negotiations and Venture Capital as a visiting lecturer at Russia’s top university HSE Law School.

Konstantin was recognized by Best Lawyers 2020 for his expertise in IT law. He is admitted to practice law in Russia and New York.

Education

Stanford Law School – Master of Laws in Law, Science and Technology, 2011

Moscow State University – Law Degree, 2004

Qualifications and Membership

Attorney-at-Law admitted to practice law in New York

Registered trademark attorney and patent attorney for computer software and databases

Member of IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals)

Also

Sailing aficionado (Clipper Round the World race alumni, Leg 1 UK-Uruguay, 2017)

75+ visited countries

Notable clients *

Google
Facebook
Nintendo
Playrix
Runa Capital

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dmitry chernyy

Dmitry is a Russian litigation and arbitration attorney with 19 years of experience in dispute resolution. He is also a corporate lawyer with a focus on M&A, corporate governance and corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and financing.

Before bchk.legal Dmitry was a partner in a leading national law firm, and Head of M&A and Financing at a major Russian transportation and logistics company. In 2018-2020 Dmitry managed M&A and financing deals totalling more than USD 300 mln.

Dmitry has successfully represented clients before Russian state courts of all levels as well as before the major international forums (ICC, SIAC, SCC, ICAC, etc.). He was a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and he has extensive experience in recognition and enforcement of international arbitral awards.

Dmitry was named a Future Leader in litigation by Who’s Who Legal.

Education

Russian State University for Humanities – Law Degree, 2002

Qualifications and Membership

Attorney-at-law admitted in Russia and member of Moscow BAR

Also

Wakeboard and deep snow ski touring enthusiast

35+ visited countries

Notable clients *

DST Global
ESForce
Kupislova.ru
Moscow City Golf Club
HeadHunter.ru

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anna kravtsova

Anna is a Russian qualified lawyer with 16 years of experience with global tech companies both as in-house general counsel and an independent legal adviser. She is advising on software development, cloud computing, data security, e-commerce, IP, data privacy and GDPR, M&A and corporate governance.

Before bchk.legal Anna was a general counsel at e-sports holding ESForce (owner of VirtusPro, SK and NaVi teams), head of legal at Yota Devices and chief legal officer at Playrix – one of the world's largest mobile game developer and publisher.

Anna is one of Russia's most seasoned in-house counsels. She was a general counsel in Luxoft supporting its IPO on NYSE in 2013 and she currently serves as an outside general counsel at Virtuozzo, a private company that provides virtualization software. In 2010 and 2013 Anna’s departments were recognized as the best legal departments in IT.

Anna is a regular speaker on IP and e-sports. Her speaking engagements have included Saint Petersburg International Legal Forum and Russian Venture Forum.

Education

Queen Mary London University – Master of Laws in Computer and Communication Law, 2019

Pericles ABLE – Master of Laws in the US Business Law, 2007

Moscow State Law Academy – Law Degree, 2001

Qualifications and Membership

Attorney-at-law admitted in Russia and member of Moscow BAR

Member of IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals)

Also

Dedicated ashtanga yoga practitioner interested in ancient eastern philosophy

45+ visited countries

Notable clients *

Acronis
Parallels
Nexters
Asteros
Evernote

Email

Before bchk.legal Konstantin was a general counsel at mobile ad network Airpush, and head of business and legal affairs at Wargaming. He also managed IP and technology practices at the Moscow offices of the world's largest firms: CMS, PwC and White & Case.

Before bchk.legal Dmitry was a partner in a leading national law firm, and Head of M&A and Financing at a major Russian transportation and logistics company. In 2018-2020 Dmitry managed M&A and financing deals totalling more than USD 300 mln.

Before bchk.legal Anna was a general counsel at e-sports holding ESForce (owner of VirtusPro, SK and NaVi teams), head of legal at Yota Devices and chief legal officer at Playrix – one of the world's largest mobile game developer and publisher.

Konstantin is a frequent speaker on tech and digital events in Russia and abroad. Since 2014 he has been teaching Internet Law, Entertainment and Video Game Law, Contracts & Negotiations and Venture Capital as a visiting lecturer at Russia’s top university HSE Law School.

Dmitry has successfully represented clients before Russian state courts of all levels as well as before the major international forums (ICC, SIAC, SCC, ICAC). He was a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and he has extensive experience in recognition and enforcement of international arbitral awards.

Anna is one of Russia's most seasoned in-house counsels. She was a general counsel in Luxoft supporting its IPO on NYSE in 2013 and she currently serves as an outside general counsel at
Virtuozzo. In 2010 and 2013 Anna’s departments were recognized as the best legal departments in IT.

Konstantin was recognized by Best Lawyers 2020 for his expertise in IT law. He is admitted to practice law in Russia and New York.

Dmitry was named a Future Leader in litigation by Who’s Who Legal.

Anna’s speaking engagements on IP and e-sports have included Saint Petersburg International Legal Forum and Russian Venture Forum.

Образование

Stanford Law School – Master of Laws in Law, Science and Technology, 2011

Moscow State University – Law Degree, 2004

Образование

Russian State University for Humanities – Law Degree, 2002

Образование

Queen Mary London University – Master of Laws in Computer and Communication Law, 2019

Moscow State Law Academy – Law Degree, 2001

Квалификация и членство

Attorney-at-Law admitted to practice law in New York

Registered trademark attorney and patent attorney for computer software and databases

Квалификация и членство

Attorney-at-law admitted in Russia and member of Moscow BAR

Квалификация и членство

Attorney-at-law admitted in Russia and member of Moscow BAR

Member of IAPP

Когда не в офисе

Sailing aficionado (Clipper Round the World race alumni, Leg 1 UK-Uruguay, 2017)

75+ visited countries

Когда не в суде

Wakeboard and deep snow ski touring enthusiast

35+ visited countries

Когда оффлайн

Dedicated ashtanga yoga practitioner interested in ancient eastern philosophy

45+ visited countries

Известные клиенты *

Google
Facebook
Nintendo
Playrix
Runa Capital

Известные клиенты *

DST Global
ESForce
Kupislova.ru
Moscow City Golf Club
HeadHunter.ru

Известные клиенты *

Acronis
Parallels
Nexters
Asteros
Evernote

*Includes experience at previous law firms and in-house experience

Clients