Ilya NIKIFOROVManaging partner, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Law Firm
A founding member and revered leader of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners pre-eminent Russia/CIS law firm. A visible figure in arbitration world, Nikiforov is considered a first tier dispute resolution specialist. He deserves his high ranking because “he is an excellent academic and a very smart guy with lots of experience”.
Qualified in computer engineering, Ilya is a thoughtful leader of the firm’s arbitration and IT/IP practice. Clients appreciate business minded and sophisticated service tailored to their situation. Geography of his projects spans from San -Francisco to Sakhalin; White Sea to the Indian Ocean. Nikiforov wins praise from all corners of the market for his highly detailed and business-oriented advice.
An adjunct lecturer at St. Petersburg State University Law School. Published a substantial number of works on Russian business laws. Co-authored a Commentary to the RF Civil Code.