Igor Guschev

Senior Partner


Corporate law, antitrust law, M&A transactions, arbitration.


In 2002, he graduated from the law faculty of Saint Petersburg State University. In 2011, he graduated with a master's degree in Financial Control and Audit from the Saint Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance.


Prior to Duvernoix Legal, Igor hold the position of senior associate in one of the largest chemical holdings producing mineral fertilizers in Russia. In 2003, he started working at Duvernoix Legal as an associate. In 2006, he became a partner of the company. In 2014, he was appointed senior partner of Duvernoix Legal.


International rating Agency Legal 500:

  • Legal 500 (2015): "Practice Manager and Senior Partner Igor Guschev, along with recently promoted partner Alexander Arbouzov, advised A+ Development on its $200 million joint venture with Alabuge”
  • Legal 500 (2014): “Head of practice Igor Guschev and Alexander Arbouzov advised Step Logic on its acquisition by Systematic.”

International rating Agency Best Lawyers. Igor Guschev - has been recognized in Best Lawyers since 2019:

  • First year recognized in Corporate Law: 2019
  • First year recognized in Real Estate Law: 2020
  • First year recognized in Construction Law: 2020
  • First year recognized in Mergers and Acquisitions Law: 2020

International rating Agency Chambers and Partners:

  • Chambers & Partners (2019) - awarded in the category of General Business Law.