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 corporate restructuring, and transaction structuring and taxation.

Igor has over 20 years of experience in advising Russian and foreign clients on various inbound and outbound acquisitions, international tax planning and transaction structuring, and raising finance in international markets, etc., in various sectors. He has participated in a large number of projects involving foreign and Russian direct investments, and has advised companies on merger and acquisition transactions, initial public offerings and on redomiciliation.

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

Igor has been repeatedly recommended by authoritative international legal directories Legal 500 and Chambers. Chambers Europe quoted his client: “He makes complex things sound simple,” and also: “Igor is a charming personality. He’s very comfortable to deal with, very client-oriented; everybody likes dealing with him.”

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.
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)