She graduated with honours from the Moscow State Law Academy (MSAL) with a degree in International Law, and also completed an International Law course at Indiana University, USA. She passed a bar exam and a member of the Moscow Bar Association.
Olga has been practising law for more than 20 years, working at the junction of international corporate and tax law, including the law of foreign countries. She specializes in M&A, legal support of cross-border transactions, investment projects, and structuring global holding companies.
Olga Sorokina is the founder and managing partner of one of the leading law firms O2 Consulting. The company has been in the Russian market for more than ten years, and over the years has implemented many hallmark projects in real estate, finance, high-tech solutions, retail and gained recognition in leading international and Russian ratings: Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, Best Lawyers, Pravo-300 and Kommersant. The company has offices in Moscow, Zurich and Nicosia.
Since 2012, Sorokina has also overseen the work of the Swiss Family Office Fidentia Trust AG, which is part of O2 Consulting.
Olga is actively involved in public work and is a headline speaker at forums and conferences, including the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Atlanta Forum and many others, where she speaks in support of women’s leadership and entrepreneurship. She is also a member of the Mentors’ Council of the Women Leadership Forum, the business mentor of the Atlanta Forum, the Experium and Unimentors portals mentor.
Olga is an exceptional person who has managed to maintain the perfect balance between a successful business career and a family, raising eight children.
Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation