Dinara Afaunova is an Associate based in the Paris office.
Dinara is a Russian qualified lawyer with more than 6 years of experience. She earned her law degree with honours from Moscow State University and completed a Master’s in International Litigation and Arbitration from Sciences Po Paris, an extensive training in theoretical and practical aspects of international law, arbitration and dispute settlement.
Dinara has experience in consulting businesses on different legal matters. Her professional career touched upon commercial litigation, arbitration, anti-bribery and anti-corruption issues. She represented clients on several high-profile bankruptcy cases. Dinara also acted as a transactional lawyer focusing on helping businesses with all different types of transactions, like mergers, sales, and acquisitions as well as legal support for international investment business.
Prior to joining FRA, Dinara worked as an anti-corruption analyst at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development where she was responsible for evaluating countries’ frameworks for the prevention, detection, investigation, and prosecution of corruption; presenting on anti-corruption related issues to domestic and international audiences from across the public and private sectors and civil society.