Head of legal advice and support in non-for-profit activities practice group
Yulia has a degree in law from the State Academic University for the Humanities (GAUGN) in Moscow. Subsequently, she graduated with a Master’s Degree in Business and Finance law at George Washington University Law School (Washington, DC, U.S.A.)
In 2001, she started providing legal advice and support for private charities in Russia. From 2003 to 2008, Yulia worked as a lawyer in the Russian branch of the Charities Aid Foundation Group of Companies (CAF, UK). From 2008 to 2011 she continued working there as Head of legal department.
From 2004 to 2011 Yulia, as a legal expert, actively participated in drafting bills introducing amendments to laws on charity and non-profit organizations, including preferential tax treatment and endowment. As a legal expert, she also cooperated with a number of state and public initiatives, among those were:
At that time, Yulia also lectured and conducted workshops on legal issues in taxation and other aspects of charity in Russia for private and corporate investors.
In 2011, Yulia joined Ivanyan&Partners Law Firm as the Head of legal advice and support for private clients. She switched from the narrow philanthropic questions to a wider range of legal issues, including charity, helping high-net-worth individuals to solve them.
2011 - present
2003 - 2011
2007 - 2011
State University of Humanities (GAUGN)
Moscow International School of Translators
The George Washington University (Washingotn, DC)
2009 - member of the club of NGO lawyers – an informal association of lawyers dealing with non-for-profit organisations.
2010 - member of the club of special-purpose non-for-profit capitals
Member of the Saint-Petersburg Bar Association