Ilya advises on infrastructure and PPP projects in Dentons Moscow office. He advised clients on the first concession projects in Russia and Kazakhstan, and has earned a reputation as one of the top legal experts in project finance.
Ilya has gained solid expertise in the areas of transport, energy, waste, water and healthcare working on a number of landmark infrastructure projects in the CIS, including Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.
He has acted with equal success for both private investors and the state and has unique experience in the financial aspects of infrastructure projects, having advised clients on the financial closing of the first toll road concession projects in Russia. These projects are also notable for being the first examples of bond financing on the Russian PPP market.
Ilya has supported clients at all stages of infrastructure projects, including prequalification and project approval, as well as raising financing and on certain aspects of construction.
In addition to his PPP capabilities Ilya has considerable corporate and construction experience, including representing clients on ground-breaking projects in the rail sector.
Ilya is the author of numerous articles and commentaries on infrastructure and PPP matters in Russia and the CIS and is a welcome speaker at PPP and project finance conferences.
He has also acted as an expert in drafting amendments to Russian federal and regional PPP and project finance legislation.
Membership in professional bodies
- Board of PPP Experts, RF State Duma
- Board of Experts, PPP Development Center
- Board of PPP Experts (Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation)