Irina heads the tax practice in White & Case's Moscow office and is also the firm's EMEA tax practice leader. She has been advising on Russian and international tax matters since 1995, primarily focusing on greenfield investments, M&A, private equity, corporate restructuring and reorganizations, real estate and structured finance transactions.
Irina has developed a reputation as one of the best tax advisers in Russia based on her profound understanding of Russian legal realities, unparalleled experience in international tax structuring and the active participation in Russian tax legislation development since its inception in 1991.
Irina is recognized as one of the top tax practitioners in Russia by Chambers Europe, World Tax, European Legal Experts and Who's Who Legal. International Tax Review describes Irina as "a highly-regarded tax lawyer" in Russia and according to Chambers Europe 2013, "clients praise Irina's creativity and attentiveness, saying ‘she listens carefully, remains grounded and is great at thinking outside the box'."
Law Degree, Academic Law, University under Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Degree in Economics, Moscow State University