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Alla the environmental law expert

Presenting Alla Dudnikova, a lawyer specializing in clumsy and convoluted Russian environmental law, and even more involved and incomprehensible practice.

She also regularly handles divorce cases. Divorced me fairly painlessly.

A naturally helpful person who will baby anyone under her care. Not the sort of a lawyer who will want an upfront fee per word uttered.

Lots of connections in all areas of life but especially in art, travel, medicine, and aviation.

An asset to Russian bride seekers too, and has infinite patience assisting this type of traveller. Several times I asked Alla to pass around profiles of my clients, organize meetings in a form that does not put anyone on the spot, or provide character assessments. Not that it helped any but that’s just the nature of the Russian bride undertaking.

An avid traveller. Talk to her if you want to integrate into local life by participating in hiking, biking, canoeing, or horse riding in Russia.

Very passable English, and I can always step in if required.

Write to the webmaster with a note “For Alla”. She responds fast and usually to the point.

Criminal lawyer

nargisNargis, a criminal lawyer but I take most of my – so far minor – legal questions to her and invariably get a sensible answer or specific help, usually in the form of guidance in writing effective letters.

I would also like to remark on her courage. I’ve seen her walking up to an agitated  and possibly armed man with several Baltica No. 9 cans – vile stuff – in his belly to reason some sense into him. And she did.

She started back in the Soviet days as an idealistically-motivated criminal investigator. Specialized in cases involving dead often mutilated bodies. About 10 years ago switched into law.

Highly mobile. Guess she has to be given that her clients tend to be in pre-court confinement all over central Russia. Drivers like a maniac though.

Speak German. I can always relay messages and translate on the fly.