About Vlada

Vlada Koroleva, MA in Linguistics, is the Principal Tutor and proprietor of the Just Russian group, a company that provides Russian and English language training and consultancy in the London area.

While teaching a lot of courses herself, she also manages and supervises her team of freelance tutors. Vlada personally meets all new clients before assigning a tutor to the course. She provides all course documents and training plans to ensure students enjoy the highest possible standard of tuition.


Vlada was born and grew up in Moscow. She is a graduate of Moscow State University, Faculty of Philology (MA in English Linguistics, 1990) and Coventry University, School of International Studies and Law (MA in International Law, Diplomacy and Politics, 1997).

Before moving to the UK in 1999, Vlada worked as a Lecturer at Moscow State Linguistic University, the best language teaching school in Russia. She taught English to future interpreters for three years. Later she became a lecturer at Moscow State University, teaching English at the Law Department for seven years.

In the UK, she has been teaching both Russian and English as a freelance tutor for the last 10 years, including 5 years as a Russian lecturer at Kingston University (Surrey) in 2000-2005.

In total, Vlada has 20 years of language teaching experience both as an academic and a freelance tutor. She and her tutors work with a wide range of students at all levels. Among her clients are leading London City firms (professionals in business, economics and law), companies doing business in Russia and other Russian speaking countries, plus of course private individuals.

Published works

Vlada is one of the authors of the “Just English” series of original textbooks (English for Lawyers), which have sold more than 200,000 copies in Russia and were awarded the Moscow University Shuvalov Prize in 2000.

The five original textbooks and course books of this series, originally written for Moscow University students, later proved popular more widely, and are used by law students at universities throughout Russia and the former Soviet states.

You can find out more at the Just English website.

In short, you couldn’t be in more professional hands where language tuition is concerned!