Current Role
  • Solicitor, Hagens Berman EMEA LLP
  • Advised on cross-border litigation in mass tort action involving consumer claims against an international product manufacturer.
  • Advised on costs and insurance premium recovery in a claim against a multinational oil trading company which, at the time, was UK’s largest ever group action.
  • In one of the first ever cases successfully pursued through the Competition Appeals Tribunal in the UK, advised, secured insurance and funding.
  • In the Volkswagen group action in the UK, advised on management, and secured funding and insurance
  • In an international arbitration proceeding, provided expert witness opinion in legal proceedings, regarding costs and litigation funding.
Public Service
  • Volunteer for a food bank, a cancer charity and a suicide prevention organisation
  • Best Litigation Financial Solutions, Wealth and Asset Management Awards, 2024
  • 500 Global Plaintiff Lawyers, Lawdragon, 2024
Personal Insight

Sergei is a keen tennis player, fitness enthusiast and armchair football and rugby supporter, always rooting for the underdog. He enjoys going to the theatre as well.