Yana is an attorney and Russian bar member since 2009, currently with the Verdict Advocates Collegium (Moscow). Yana litigates cases related to domestic violence, violence against women and children, international abductions of children. She also represents corporate clients in business disputes.
The Legal Dialogue Grant Programme has made it possible for Russian lawyers Yana Zagorskaya and Artyom Lapov to attend a hearing at the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights. The Grand Chamber deliberated whether taking and sharing photographs of one’s ballot paper was acceptable and whether it could affect the electoral process.