Alexandra Bochnakova

Alexandra Bochnakova is an international lawyer licensed in France and in the United States, founding partner of Law Offices of Alexandra Bochnakova, a boutique law firm focused on international business transactions and cross-border matters.

She has over 15 years of transactional and litigation experience. She is assisting companies and individuals with their investments, operations and market assessment in France and the USA, and in negotiating and drafting their contracts. She has practiced in the areas of sale of goods, services, procurement, transportation and aviation. As a litigator, she has particularly focused on civil and commercial litigation. In addition, she is trained in International Arbitration and Alternative Dispute resolution.

She has also worked at Pierre Fabre Group, the second largest dermo-cosmetic company worldwide, as Head of Corporate Affairs where she was in charge of the corporate aspects of the nearly one hundred companies of the Group in France and worldwide and was liaising with the Board of Directors.

In parallel to her law practice, Ms. Bochnakova is a visiting lecturer in law at the Université de Toulouse 1 Capitole, at the ESICAD Business School, at the Toulouse Chamber of Commerce, and at the School for Lawyers.

She holds an LL.M in International Business and Economic Law from Georgetown University (USA), a PhD in Comparative Law and a Master in Business Law from the Université de Toulouse 1, Capitole (France). She also has a Certificate in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from Georgetown University Law Center.

She serves as member of the Board of Governors of the Washington Foreign Law Society since 2018.  She is also a member of the American Bar Association, the International Law Section and Forum of Air and Space Law, the American Society of International Law, and the French American Chamber of Commerce D.C. Chapter.

Ms. Bochnakova speaks Bulgarian, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Publications

Les nouvelles mesures de rétorsion des Etats-Unis contre l’Union Européenne, Thomson Reuters, LePetitJournal, March 2020,

Trump Administration Issues New Retaliatory Measures Against EU – and Threatens More, Holland &Knight, Thomson Reuters, March 2020,

New European rules on inheritance British citizens with property abroad should take advantage of, www.alexandrabochnakova.com, 2015

Law Applicable to the Heirs, Lamy Droit Civil, Jan. 2012

Registered Partnership, Lamy Droit Civil, Dec. 2011

International Force in the Toulouse Bar, La Gazette du Midi, 2011