Viktoria Burkovskaya has a post-doctoral degree in Law and is one of the leading experts in Criminal Law, majoring in business-related crimes, criminal trial and compliance with anti-corruption law.
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Between 2006 and 2009 Ms. Burkovskaya held the position of Senior Research Associate at General Prosecutor’s Office Academy, where she prepared legal opinion on various business-related criminal cases, including illegal business operations, money laundering, smuggling, tax evasion etc., as well as crimes against public order and policies, cases tried by the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation and cases to extradition of Russian citizens.
Viktoria Burkovskaya plays an active role in reforming criminal legislation of the Russian Federation. She’s a member of the Criminal and Commercial Court Working Group (under International Commercial Court in Paris) and the Co-Chairperson of Business Against Corruption (Center of Public Procedures under Delovaya Rossiya). She has authored over 80 works in law journals. Ms. Burkovskaya is a Professor of the Department of Criminal Law, Criminal Process and Forensics at Moscow State Institute of International Relations, where she teaches legal psychology and forensics.
Viktoria Burkovskaya is an alumni of Voronezh State Teacher Training University (1996, cum laude), Moscow State Law Academy (2002, cum laude), post-graduate program of the Research Institute for Legality Consolidation and Public Order under General Prosecutor’s Office (2000) and post-doctoral program of the Management Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (2005).
In 2015 the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation awarded Ms. Burkovskaya with a Certificate of Merit. In 2016 Boris Titov, the Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights, awarded Viktoria Burkovskaya with a Certificate of Merit for her active pro bono work to defend entrepreneurs’ rights.
Ms. Burkovskaya is a member of Moscow City Bar.
Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation