Ilyana Scherbakova | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Ilyana Scherbakova

Associate, Moscow


Ilyana is an associate in our Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance practice in Moscow. She has particular experience working on various cross-border transactions with respects to aircraft, vessels and other equipment, including repossessions of aircrafts from Russian lessees. In addition to transaction work, Ilyana has also been involved in close collaboration with the Aviation Working Group (AWG) relating to compliance with and application of the Cape Town Convention in Russia.

Ilyana is also actively involved in pro-bono projects of Moscow office, including collaboration with Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and many others.

Bars and Courts

  • Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation


  • Moscow State Academy of Law


  • Russian
  • English


Advised International lessors in connection with Transaero, the 2nd largest Russian airline, bankruptcy.

Advised ACG, BBAM and Boeing Capital on the leasing to Russian airlines, including advice on regulatory issues, and customs matters.

Advised EBRD on a loan to a number of Russian water supplying companies for modernization of water infrastructure.