Nadezhda Pronina

Nadezhda Pronina Partner, Head of UKEY Legal Consulting


Nadezhda specializes in corporate law.

Nadezhda graduated from Perm State University with a degree in Legal Studies and Economics. In 2011, she received a diploma from St. Petersburg State University under the program "Mediation. Basic Course", and also completed specialized courses in English law. She holds an auditor's certificate and is a member of the Institute of Professional Auditors. Fluent in English.

Since 2002, she has been the founder of UKEY Consulting Company LLC, and heads the Legal Consulting division. Before consulting, Nadezhda Pronina headed the legal department of Perm Silicate Panel Plant, was a legal adviser to the Russian-American company Permtex, and a legal adviser to Perm branch of Coca-Cola. At the moment, she has more than 25 years of experience in consulting, including 20 years of running her own legal business.

In addition to general management of UKEY's legal consulting activities, in her current practice Nadezhda provides legal support, mainly for complex business transactions and corporate projects, including legal support to investors when investing in various projects in Russia and abroad. She is engaged in structuring merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions in accordance with Russian and foreign legislation, she manages and participates in due diligence; she manages and participates in the development of contracts, draft corporate documents, and also represents the interests of customers in disputes related to corporate relations.


During her work, Nadezhda has established herself not only as a disciplined and accurate worker, but also as an initiative professional capable of taking responsibility for making decisions on complex issues that are within her competence. She constantly monitors the current changes in the regulatory framework, and also aims to improve her professional skills. She adheres strictly to corporate rules and regulations, has great business communication skills.


In 2002, she was the winner of the professional competition "The Best Lawyer of Perm Region".


Since 2013, she has been a member of the Qualification Commission of the Bar Association of Perm Region.

In 2014, she became a nominee for the Lawyer of the Year Award in the Protection category.

In 2015, Nadezhda Pronina was the winner of the Lawyer of the Year Award in the Protection category.


She is a member of the Public Council and the Advisory Council for Foreign Investments in Perm Region under the Ministry of Economic Development of Perm Region. 

Since 2016, she has been a member of the non-commercial partnership "Perm Professional Club of Lawyers".