Ekaterina Erova

Ekaterina Erova is an associate in the Moscow office of Baker McKenzie and a mediator. She specializes in dispute resolution, particularly product liability disputes (including class/group claims); disputes with state authorities; defamation & damage to business reputation claims; disputes over property involving inheritance or matrimonial claims; other sensitive business & personal disputes; general commercial litigation.

Although class action procedures were codified in Russian civil procedure legislation in October 2019, they have not been especially popular or widely used in the last two years. Just a handful of class action cases have been resolved so far. Lately, however, it seems they are becoming more common – even reaching the e-learning sector, which has expanded significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic in Russia. A class action against an educational platform called GeekBrains has…