Anna Crevon-Tarassova is described as “a very clear and effective communicator” by sources who commend her “responsiveness and excellent drafting skills”.
Anna Crevon is a partner at Dentons’ Paris office. She focuses on international arbitration and has over 15 years of experience advising and representing corporate clients, states and state-owned entities in investor-state and commercial arbitration proceedings.
Anna has worked as counsel on numerous international arbitration cases conducted under the auspices of ICSID, SCC, ICC and LCIA, as well as ad hoc arbitrations. These matters related to complex multi-jurisdictional disputes and involved a wide range of applicable laws and sectors, including oil and gas, mining, infrastructure, construction, intellectual property, and pharmaceuticals. Anna regularly advises companies and state-owned entities in respect of their investments, in particular in Eastern Europe, the CIS and other emerging markets. Her work also includes advising clients on recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards, state immunity issues, compliance with international treaties and customary international law. Anna also serves as an arbitrator and has been appointed as sole arbitrator or co-arbitrator in ICC and ad hoc proceedings.
Before joining Dentons, Anna worked in the international arbitration group of Shearman & Sterling LLP, where she was part of the team that represented the majority shareholders of Yukos Oil Company in a series of three arbitrations brought against Russia under the Energy Charter Treaty.
Anna is admitted to the Paris Bar. She graduated from the Moscow State University (Lomonossov) and holds a DEA postgraduate degree in private law from Paris II-Assas and a DESS postgraduate degree in international commercial law from Paris I-Sorbonne.
Anna is a French and Russian national. Her working languages are English, French and Russian.