Marina Tokmakova

Partner, head of real estate and tax practice


Conducting major federal projects on the property complex management in the Russian Federation and abroad. Operational management of real estate objects. Tax consulting. 


In 2004, she graduated from the Law Faculty of St. Petersburg State University. She received her second higher education in the specialty "accounting and audit" at S.A. Kirov Forestry Academy. In 2010 she passed the qualification exam for obtaining the right to perform auditing activities. Since 2011, every year (before the pandemic), she has been undergoing advanced training programs on the basis of the Training Center of the Russian Union of Auditors "Intercon-Intellect" and St. Petersburg State University.


For the last three years before joining Duvernoix Legal, Marina was deputy director of the department for working with the property complex of the largest infrastructure construction contractor in Russia. She was engaged in the preparation, analysis, systematization of information, legal support of transactions for the acquisition and alienation of real estate and movable property.

From 2014 till 2017, she carried out organizational and legal management of a financial organization - one of the top-3 according to the rating agency "Expert RA".
From 2009 till 2014, she held the post of Deputy General Director for tax consulting in an audit company.

Before that, she worked as a corporate lawyer in several organizations. She gained her first legal experience in a real estate agency, where she worked as a legal adviser after graduating from university.


Since 2010 Marina has been a practicing auditor. She participated in a working group with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation in the development of microfinance market standards: "Basic standard for protecting the rights of consumers of MFI services".

Individual rating of lawyers according to “Kommersant”:

Marina Tokmakova – regional rating in the category “Construction and real estate” (2022).