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Olga Chislova


Employment, incentives and pensions | Manufacturing |

Commended for her broad view of her clients' problems

Chambers Europe 2015

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About Olga Chislova

Olga advises on Russian employment law and data privacy.

She is a native speaker of Russian, she is fluent in English, and also has a working knowledge of German and Swedish.

Recent work

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb on employment related matters in relation to a merger with Celgene and the sale of part of the business to Amgen; on employee transfers in relation to the sale of part of the business to Taisho Pharmaceutical; and on a variety of other matters, including local reorganisations;
  • Novo Nordisk on a major internal reorganisation and related employment matters;
  • Sotheby’s on employment contracts and HR policies, the internal transfer of employees and the recruitment of temporary staff;
  • Flowserve on organisation of work during the Covid-19 pandemic, employment termination and participating in an employment litigation;
  • VW on matters of personal data processing, personal data transfer rules and appointing a foreign data processor;
  • Marriott on a personal data leakage case;
  • Great Wall Motors on cross-border data transmission;
  • Coty Services on data privacy and international data transfers;
  • Israel Discount Bank on the processing of Russian citizens’ personal data;
  • KWS on a reorganisation and related employee transfers and dismissals; and
  • NLMK Group in relation to the installation of SAP software and related processing of personal data.



  • St Petersburg State University, Russia
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, US (Master of Laws)


  • Volume II, Section of International Law, American Bar Association, 2008 'Labor and Employment Law in Russia’, International Labor and Employment Law, 2nd edition

  • Trudoviye Spory, October 2010 Foreign employers: playing on a foreign (Russian) legal field

  • Practical Law 2013 Employment and employee benefits in Russian Federation: overview

  • Employment and Employee Benefits Global Guide, 2014 and 2015, Thomson Reuters Labour and Employee Benefits