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About Veronika Timofeeva

Veronika Timofeeva is an associate in our International Arbitration Group, with experience in investment arbitration and international commercial arbitration.

A member of the New York Bar and avocate à la Cour, Veronika is trained in both common and civil law. She has advised private parties and sovereign entities under a variety of institutional rules and applicable laws, as well as in related annulment proceedings. Her industry experience includes oil and gas, mining, finance and construction sectors.

Prior to joining Freshfields, Veronika worked in several leading international firms in Paris and London

Veronika speaks fluent English, Russian and French, and has a working knowledge of Italian.


Professional qualifications

New York Bar

Avocate à la Cour


Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, France, Master 2 in Arbitration and International Commercial Law (with Distinction)

Fordham University School of Law, US, LL.M. in International Dispute Resolution (magna cum laude)

Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, France, Master 1 in French Law with English Law (with Distinction)

King’s College London, UK, LL.B. in English Law with French Law (hons)