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Admissions


Russian Federation
 
Education


University of Connecticut School of Law

Hartford, Connecticut, USA

LL.M in Insurance Law, 2014

 

National Research University Higher School of Economics Moscow, Russia

Postgraduate study, Law, 2009

 

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Moscow, Russia

Law, 2005

Specialties

Civil Law
Contract Law
Business Law
Insurance Law
Commercial Litigation
Arbitration
 
Industries

 

International Trade
Insurance & Reinsurance
Admiralty & Maritime

Banking & Finance

Construction & Infrastructure

Energy & Offshore

Shipbuilding
Space & Aviation

 

Languages


Russian
English

Daria Zhdan-Pushkina

 

Daria’s main area of expertise is providing counselling on various issues of commercial law, including insurance and transport law, compliance with the law on personal data by personal data operators. Daria provides legal services on issues related to the turnover of real estate (buildings and land), the fulfillment of loan obligations, and enforcement of pledges. Daria also specializes in resolving commercial disputes and disputes with state authorities.


Daria has had placements with companies such as Simmons & Simmons (London), Quadrant Chambers (London), the Moscow Reinsurance Company (Moscow).


Prior to joining Redstone Chambers, Daria worked in the leading law firms in Moscow, Russia and was a partner of the law firm Zhdan-Pushkina and Partners.


In 2007, Daria participated in the preparation of a national research project for the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. She has over 30 scientific publications on insurance and transportation law.

 

Daria is a Reporter at the Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (MAC) and at the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (ICAC). Daria is also a member of the German Maritime Arbitration Association in Hamburg and a supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators' Association.  

 

Representative Matters

 

  • Drafting standard clauses (wordings) of the reinsurance contract for a reinsurance company and commenting upon the Russian practice of applying of those contract provisions;

  • Representing a shipowner in a litigation on recovery of insurance indemnity related to the grounding of an oil tanker; the insurer refusing to pay part of the costs for repairing a tanker; drafting a letter before action to the insurer, taking part in the negotiations between the parties; compelling the insurer to pay the entire insurance compensation;

  • Analyzing insurance coverage of an air carrier's liability and aircraft; amending contract of comprehensive insurance of the carrier’s property and liability;

  • Participating in settlement of losses relating to damage to sea port facilities;

  • Advising on terms of air law and insurance contract with regard to compensation to the injured party for the loss of an aircraft; providing client with a legal opinion on the terms of air law and on the grounds of recovery of damages;

  • Analyzing on Russian legislation on operation and registration of vessels in Russia for an international law firm; comparing registrations in the Bareboat Charter Registry and the Russian International Registry of Vessels; providing client with a comprehensive legal opinion on the issues of operation and registration of ships in Russia;

  • Releasing a vessel from arrest outside Russia through a network of correspondents, negotiating with creditors; drafting and executing settlement agreement on behalf of the client;

  • Representing interests of a bank in several litigations against guarantors of the loan liabilities; arranging enforcement proceedings;

  • Representing interests of a pharmaceutical company in a dispute with the state authorities relating to compliance with personal data legislation.


Publications

 

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2018) 'Unseaworthiness as a ground for refusal in insurance payment in the English and Russian law' // Web-portal Zakon: https://zakon.ru;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2017) 'Review of new Rules of the Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry', Kluwer Arbitration Blog: http://arbitrationblog.kluwerarbitration.com;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2017) 'Comments on the 2017 London Maritime Arbitrators’ Association (LMAA) Regulations’, Web-portal Zakon: https://zakon.ru;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2017) 'Practice of the Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation on disputes arising from insurance contracts: years 2015 - 2016', The Insurance Law, no. 3-2017;

  • Dedikov, S.V., Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2017) 'Legal ways to deal with insurance fraud', Web-portal Zakon: https://zakon.ru;

  • Dedikov, S.V., Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2017) 'Insurance contract in English and Russian insurance law. Reform and prospects for development', The Insurance Law, no. 1 – 2017;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2016) 'The Problems of P&I Insurance in Russia', The Marine Insurance, no. 1 (22) 2016;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2016) 'Insurance contract in the law of the United States: interpretation based on a duty of good faith', The Insurance Business, no. 1 – 2016;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2015) 'Protecting the rights of insureds in the United States. Overview of legislation and judicial practice', The Insurance Law, no. 4 – 2015;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2015) 'Inherent Vice Exclusions in Cargo Policies: History and Practice in the USA and the UK', The Marine Insurance, no. 1 (20) 2015;   

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2014) ' Who Will Compensate for the Damage? Legal Aspects of the Civil Liability Insurance for Marine Pollution', The Maritime News of Russia, no.14;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2013) 'Gross Negligence in the Marine Insurance', The Maritime News of Russia, no.7 (380);

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2013) 'The Parties' Obligations under the Vienna Convention and Incoterms: the Parties' Obligations under the Contracts Concluded on the Delivery Terms CIF and the Vienna Convention of 1980, the Parties' Obligations under the Contracts Concluded on the Delivery Terms FOB and the Vienna Convention of 1980', The Legal Insight, no. 5 (21);

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2013) ‘Cash Loss Clause in the Reinsurance Agreement’, The Laws of Russia: experience, analysis, practice, no.7;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2013) ‘Insurance Interest of Depositary’, The Laws of Russia: experience, analysis, practice, no. 6;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2013) ‘Review of Legal Regulation of Insurance Intermediaries in the UK’, The Journal of Legal and Law Work in Insurance’, no.1;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2012) ‘Inspection Clause in the Reinsurance Agreement’, The Journal of Legal and Law Work in Insurance, no. 4;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2012) ‘Grounds, Principles and Procedures of Subrogation in English and Russian Insurance Law’, The Journal of Legal and Law Work in Insurance, no. 3;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2012) ‘International Conventions on the Arrest of Ships’, Marine Insurance, vol. 2 no.  7;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2012) ‘Modern Legal Business in the UK’, Trade practice. Trade law, no.1;

  • Arkhipova, A.G., Zhdan-Pushkina, D. A. (2011) ‘Amendments to the Merchant Shipping Code’, Marine Insurance, no.3;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2011) ‘Claims Notification Clause in the Reinsurance Agreement’, The Journal of Legal and Law Work in Insurance, no. 4;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2011) ‘Deductible Clause in the Reinsurance Agreement’, The Journal of Legal and Law Work in Insurance, no. 2;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2011) ‘Deductible Clause in the Reinsurance Agreement’,  The Financial Newspaper. Regional Issue., no.2;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2009) ‘Standard Clauses of Reinsurance Agreement’, Economy and Law, no. 6;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2009) ‘Regulation of use of electronic money and payment systems’, Legal Work at the Lending Agency, numbers 2 and 3;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2009) ‘Clause of the Reinsurance Agreement on the Original Terms and Conditions: Theory and Judicial Practice’, The Journal of Legal and Law Work in Insurance, no. 2;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2008) ‘On the Systematization of Standard Clauses of the Reinsurance Agreement’, Insurance Business, no. 7;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2008) ‘The Problem of Contradiction of Conditions of the Reinsurance Agreement’, The Journal of Law and Legal Work in Insurance, no. 3;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2007) ‘Reinsurance in England: Standard Clauses and the Consequences of their Inclusion in the Contract’, The Journal of Legal and Law Work in Insurance, no.3;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2006) ‘The Object of Insurance’, The Journal of Legal and Law Work in Insurance, no. 4;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2005) ‘The Legal Nature of Obligatory Reinsurance’, Insurance Law, no.3;

  • Zhdan-Pushkina, D.A. (2005) ‘The Legal Nature of Standard Clauses of Reinsurance Agreement and the Main Problems Connected with their Use’, The Journal of Legal and Law Work in Insurance, no. 4.