Olga Mokhonko

Lawyer (RU)
Practice Group: Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
Practice Group: Employment & Pensions

Olga Mokhonko has wide experience in corporate law issues, M&A and joint venture transactions, as well as in the establishment, restructuring and liquidation of representative offices, branch offices and subsidiaries of foreign companies in the Russian Federation. She is also involved in advising foreign investors on obtaining the required permits in Russia, on issues of Russian labour and civil law.


  • Corporate law
  • Employment law
  • Civil law


  • Studied law at Moscow Humanitarian Economics Institute (Russia)
  • Linguistic studies at the University in Nizhny Novgorod (Russia)
  • Legal consultancy experience with an international law firm in Moscow (Russia)
  • At Noerr since 2006


  • One of the best experts for corporate/M&A in Russia, Best Lawyers (2021-2022)
  • Recommended as leading lawyer for Employment in Russia, Kommersant (2020-2021)
  • One of the leading lawyers for Corporate/M&A and employment in Russia, Pravo.ru-300 (2020)
  • Recommended for Employment in Russia, The Legal 500 EMEA (2018-2021)
  • Recommended sources describe: Olga Mokhonko is "very professional and quick to respond", The Legal 500 EMEA (2018)

Selected Publications

  • Russia chapter (with Anna Fufurina), Guide to International Employment and Labor Law (the Fall 2019 Edition) by Littler, 12/2019
  • From 2019: additional responsibilities for companies inviting foreign citizens to Russia (with Anna Fufurina), in: Lexology, Mondaq, 08/2018
  • New rules for employment audits (with Alexander Titov, Anna Fufurina), in: Lexology 10/2017
  • New law allows legal entities to request information from shareholders to identify beneficial owners (with Hannes Lubitzsch), in: International Law Office, 4/2017
  • Deadline and requirements for annual general meeting of shareholders in Russian legal entities, in: International Law Office, 3/2017
  • New Civil Code amendments signed into law, in: International Law Office, 6/2013
  • Corporate Russia awaits key guidance on LLC shareholder exclusion, in: International Law Office, 6/2012