Igor Guschev

Senior Partner

Specialization

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

Education

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.

Career

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.

Ratings

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.”;
  • Legal 500 (2021) "The team has contacts with law firms in foreign jurisdictions, which expands opportunities for Russian clients in solving corporate issues";
  • Legal 500 (2021) "Duvernoix Legal are strong, professional and energetic young experts. I would especially note the proactive approach of this team to solving business cases".

International rating Agency Best Lawyers:

  • 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.

The Pravo.ru-300 Rating: 

  • In 2019, under the leadership of Igor Gushchev and Alexander Arbouzov, corporate practice was included in Group 2 (silver) in the categories “Corporate Law/M&A” and “Intellectual Property”';
  • In 2019, under the leadership of Igor Gushchev and Olga Batura, real estate and PPP practice was included in Group 1 (gold) in the category “Commercial Real Estate/Construction”;
  • In 2020, under the leadership of Igor Gushchev and Olga Batura, real estate and PPP practice was included in Group 2 (silver) in the category “Land Law/Commercial real estate/Construction”;
  • In 2020, under the leadership of Igor Gushchev and Alexander Arbouzov, corporate practice was included in Group 3 (bronze) in the category “Corporate Law/M&A”.

Individual rating of lawyers according to “Kommersant”:

  • Igor Guschev – regional rating in the category “Corporate Law/M&A” (2021)