Yulia Zhukova, Partner & General Counsel

Partner, General Counsel

Yulia has been part of the RTP Global legal team since 2013. She’s responsible for leading primary and secondary transactions and up-to-date legal support to the investment team.

She graduated with Honours from the Russian Foreign Trade Academy with a MSc in International Law. She also obtained Master in Tax Law in Economics from the New Economic School. She has previously worked in a tax consulting law firm.

What’s the most rewarding aspect of the job you do?
My job gives me a great opportunity to be involved in many exciting aspects of transactions and to take on responsibility for entire work streams, seeing the legal aspects of the deal from start to finish.

What’s the best piece of business advice you have ever been given?
Being a good lawyer is a mixture of curiosity and attention to detail. The best solutions to problems are not always the most obvious ones. Sometimes you have to think outside the box.

What’s your favorite thing to do when you’re not working?
I’m a ballet enthusiast, spending time both at the barre and in the theatre.