Margarita Egiazarova provides priceless support in preparation of evidence and especially in hearings in a labour dispute. She has deep knowledge and wide experience in labour cases, and impressive confidence as a representative at hearings.
Margarita is a Senior Associate in the Labour and Employment Practice at ALRUD Law Firm.
Margarita offers a broad range of services to the Russian and foreign clients ranging from preventive advice and general consultations including cross-border matters and complex global mobility projects to structuring of conflict and mass layoffs, disciplinary cases and dismissals, reduction of personnel, liquidation of companies and the transfer of employees. Margarita is the key person dealing with labour litigation at every stage from out-of-court conflict settlement to the representation of clients in the highest courts. Margarita also provides full support for investigations, including interdisciplinary regulation issues (corporate, labor, and criminal law).
Margarita joined ALRUD Law Firm in 2015.
Margarita graduated with honors from Moscow State Institute of International Relations, specializing in International Private Law and Oil and Gas Sector Regulatory Management. In 2018 Margarita gained her PhD in Law degree focusing on cross-border employment relations. Fluently speaks English and German.
Margarita is a member of IBA, international business associations and AIJA. She is an active member of the Association of European Business (Migration Committee), The American Chamber of Commerce (HR Committee).
Margarita’s client’s base includes clients in a wide variety of industries, from energy and transportation to healthcare and consumer products providers to IT and finance.
in a complex project comprised of conflict dismissal of the employee, investigation, and litigations which ended up in the Supreme Court of Russia by complete win of the client.
in 10 labour disputes with employees across Russia. Employees were requesting re-employment, significant compensation for lost earnings, compensation for regional benefits, bonuses, etc. The complexity of the case was that the employees formed a union and also lodged complaints with the state labour inspection services in various regions of the Russian Federation.
in successful defense through two audits of state authorities. One of the audits was linked to a complaint to the migration authorities and related to the company's accusations of violating the procedure for hiring and inviting foreigners to Russia, another to labour-related issues.
in the complicated and extraordinary court case with the ex-employee claiming unfair dismissal. The employee was dismissed due to repeated gross misconduct constituted inappropriate behaviour and harassment.
in 5 labour disputes in different regions of Russia, audits of state authorities, immigration formalization of expat experts, conflict dismissals and internal structuring of HR compliance.
with conducting a cross-border internal investigation based on the whistle-blower complaint related to gender bullying, unfair pressure and forcing of employment termination.
in complex negotiations over the dismissal of a conflicted employee who was on maternity leave. Was able to successfully negotiate a termination agreement on terms most favourable to the business.
in setting up the required employment, migration, and regulatory documents and policies at the stage of entering the Russian market via its newly established subsidiary.
in comprehensive cross-border project related to elaboration on the best business-oriented solution for implementing the restrictive covenants which are limited in enforceability in Russia.
during the process of entering the Russian market, providing comprehensive support in all areas of employment, migration, data privacy and regulatory compliance.
in structuring labour relationship, development, and implementation of global policies, in operational questions related to labour law, including training courses for our client’s employees.
in the course of bringing expat experts to Russia in course of COVID-19 restrictions.
in a very sensitive and complex cross-border investigation. The investigation was based on an allegation of compliance by one of the company's senior officials with respect to the company's espionage.
in negotiations the dismissal of a pre-retirement employee from his position as branch manager. Negotiations were complicated by the fact that the employee had held the position for more than 20 years and demanded more than 40 months' salary for the termination of the contract.
|Best Lawyers 2022 recommends Margarita Egiazarova for Labor and Employment Law.|
|The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East&Africa 2021 recommends recommends Margarita Egiazarova for Employment.|
|Best Lawyers 2021 recommends Margarita Egiazarova for Labor and Employment Law.|
|The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East&Africa 2020 recommends recommends Margarita Egiazarova for Employment.|