Igor Venediktov

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Igor Venediktov
Partner, Co-Head of Tax
Igor Venediktov
Igor Venediktov Partner, Co-Head of Tax igor.venediktov@denuo.legal
Leontievsky pereulok, 25
Igor Venediktov mostly focuses on transaction and real estate tax, as well as corporate restructuring.

Igor has over 20 years of experience in advising Russian and foreign clients on various inbound and outbound acquisitions, international tax and transfer pricing planning, controlled foreign corporations, international finance, real estate and leasing transactions. He has been involved in numerous foreign and domestic direct investments, M&A transactions and initial public offerings in the automotive, chemicals, financial services, mining, real estate and other sectors.

Igor’s practice is focused on optimising taxes arising on corporate restructurings, holdings (including bankable and IPOable holding structures, investment fund structures, partnerships), developments, acquisitions, disposals and debt/project financing in Russia and abroad.

Igor has been ranked by Pravo-300 in the “Tax Consulting,” “Tax Disputes,” “Land/Commercial Real Estate/Construction,” “Private Wealth Management” and “Retail, FMCG, Catering” categories and has been recommended in the area of tax by Best Lawyers, Chambers, Legal 500.
Lomonosov Moscow State University, 1997

Ordzhonikidze Moscow Institute of Management, 1986



  • 2022-present

    Partner, Co-Head of Tax, Denuo (Moscow)
  • 2008-22

    Partner, Co-Head of Tax, DLA Piper (Moscow)
  • 2002-08

    Corporate Tax Partner, Head of Real Estate Tax, Ernst & Young (Moscow)
  • 2002

    Corporate Tax Partner, Arthur Andersen (Moscow)
  • 1999-2002

    Tax Partner, BBLP Beiten Burkhardt Mittl & Wegener (Moscow)
  • 1993-99

    Tax Senior consultant, BBLP Beiten Burkhardt Mittl & Wegener (Moscow)