Igor Serebryakov has worked for Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners since 2002, specialising in representing clients in Russian and foreign courts. Igor’s practice area includes commercial and corporate litigation, copyright disputes and bankruptcy cases. He also advises on employment, maritime and transport law, on real estate and inheritance matters.
Igor has extensive experience of co-ordinating cross-border judicial proceedings in Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Nigeria, Panama and other countries and has participated in several disputes in the international commercial arbitration.
Prior to joining the firm, Igor was lead legal counsel for the Rossiyskiy Kredit Bank, a legal department expert at the audit firm Unicon and chief lawyer of the National Timber Company, where he participated in setting up a vertically integrated holding company and acquiring assets and took part in bankruptcy cases of counterparties. The Central Bank of Russia has expressed its gratitude to him, as has the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
In 1995, Igor graduated from the Economics and Law Faculty of Friendship University. In 1997, he obtained a Masters in jurisprudence cum laude, again from Friendship University, and a Masters in private law from the Russian School of Private Law. This was followed in 1999 by an LL.M. in international commercial law from Leiden University (Netherlands).
Igor has been admitted to the Moscow Bar Association.