Darya Gasskov

Associate

Biography

Darya is primarily active in litigation, particularly with regard to criminal law, contracts law, family law, administrative law and debt enforcement and bankruptcy law.

Her industry focus includes banking and finance, retail and ecommerce, travel, tourism and hospitality, as well as real estate and construction.

Darya has acted in numerous proceedings in Switzerland and abroad, whether as counsel to the claimants plaintiffs or respondents. 

Prior to joining TA Advisory, Darya practiced in various Swiss law firms based in Geneva and acted as a counsel from abroad.

Darya holds a Bachelor and Master degrees from the University of Geneva, as well as a Certificate in Transnational Law and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Profession from the Geneva School of Lawyers (ECAV). 

Darya is a native Russian speaker, fluent in French and English and has an excellent command of German.

Practices

  • Litigation and Procedural Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Contracts Law
  • Family Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law

Industries

  • Banking and Finance
  • Retail and Ecommerce
  • Travel, Tourism and Hospitality
  • Real Estate and Construction

Regional Focus

  • Russia and CIS
  • Europe
  • Northeast Asia

Education

  • Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Professions, University of Geneva
  • Certificate in Transnational Law, University of Geneva
  • Master of Law, University of Geneva
  • Bachelor of Law, University of Geneva

Bar Admissions

  • Geneva, Switzerland

Representative experience

  • Acting for a large Russian bank in Switzerland in respect to the asset tracing and enforcement of a claim worth USD 25 million
  • Acting for an international inter-governmental organization based in Geneva in respect to the internal audit, fraud and embezzlement investigation and criminal matters against former top appointees of the organization
  • Acting for a Bahamian company against a Kazakh company for breach of a Joint Venture Agreement
  • Representation of clients in family law proceedings, in particular divorces, modification of divorce judgments and child support, including cases with international ramifications
  • Representation of a CIS businessman in connection with an alleged EUR 32 million fraud involving various Swiss banks
  • Attachment proceedings on behalf of a major Swiss company against foreign debtor with assets in Switzerland
  • Assisting a client in respect to a complex cross-border document production request from a Portuguese authority in the context of multiple alleged financial crimes
  • Representation of dealers and distributors in disputes with manufacturers and suppliers
  • Representation of multiple former employees in connection with wrongful termination, wages disputes, harassment claims and enforcement of non-competition agreements
  • Representation of Swiss clients in connection with registration and maintenance of trademarks, including IP transactions and disputes
  • Representation of clients in civil proceedings involving breaches of lease agreements, lease termination and eviction
  • Advising companies and private individuals on ecommerce and import/export of luxury goods
  • Representation of clients in criminal proceedings in connection with personal, property, statutory and financial crimes