Yury Shikhov
Senior Counsel
Responsibilities in Kesarev

– strategic and ongoing advice to the clients on regulatory and political risks in Russia and CIS countries; technology practice co-lead;

– sectors of expertise: tech & digital, including e-commerce and Internet regulation, financial services and transportation platforms;

– FDI screening and competition policy.

Professional Experience
Before joining Kesarev, Yury worked as an attaché of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, specializing in the post-Soviet space (South Caucasus region).

He was also stationed at the Embassy of Russia in the Republic of South Africa.

As a Ministry employee, he participated in OSCE Election Observation Missions in Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Yury graduated from the Faculty of History at Lomonosov Moscow State University, specializing in International Relations.

Yury is fluent in Russian, English and French.