Y a n a   D i a n o v a  

Yana Dianova is the Director of Corporate and Commercial Law Department in our Moscow office. Prior to joining GRATA International Law Firm, Ms Dianova was an associate at Squire Sanders international law firm’s Moscow office, an associate at the Tax and Legal Department of Mazars and an in-house counsel at Nissan Motor Rus.


Ms Dianova graduated from the International Law faculty of the Moscow State Institute of the International Relations (University) with the specialism in Law degree and received an MBA degree in Management and Business Law from the Moscow International Higher School of Business (MIRBIS) as well as LL.M Corporate Finance Law degree from the University of Westminster. She is admitted to practice in Russia from 2002.


  • Antitrust Law;
  • Commercial Law;
  • Corporate Law / Mergers and Acquisitions;
  • Regulation of medicines and medical devices circulation.

Practice Focus:

  • Industry and Trade;
  • Banking and Finance.


  • «Distribution Agreement: Antitrust Restrictions» («Corporate Lawyer», №10, 2015).
  • «Fourth antimonopoly package»: Major changes in Russian antitrust laws (GRATA International, 2015). 
  • "Parallel Import Remedies: Russia and Kazakhstan" ("Corporate Lawyer" №5, 2015).
  • «Corporate Agreement: Reload» («Corporate Lawyer», №1 2015).
  • «Shareholders Consider Appointing Several Directors: What Amendments Need to Be Made in the Charter and the USRLE» («Company Lawyer», №10, 2014).
  • «What the Corporate Veil Conceals.» («Corporate Lawyer», №2 2014).
  • «International Agency and Distribution Law» (chapter on Russia), 2d edition, Juris Publishing, 2013.
  • «What is New in Antimonopoly Law?» («Aktsionerniy Vestnik», № 5 (93) 2012).
  • «Pledged Shares: the Procedure for Foreclosure and Sale» («Aktsionerniy Vestnik», № 1-2 (71), No. 3 (72) 2010).
  • «Debt for Equity Swap: Is the Problem Solved?»  («Aktsionerniy Vestnik», № 5 (74) 2010).
  • «JSCs Net Assets: New Regulatory Aspects» («Mergers&Acquisitions», No. 5 (87) 2010).
  • «On-going Construction as a Charter Capital Contribution» («Commercial Real Estate», № 23 (129)).


  • Russian
  • English
  • French
Counsel, Corporate and Commercial
Moscow, Russia