Yulia Chekmareva > Ivanyan and Partners > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Ivanyan and Partners
119017 MOSCOW

Work Department


As head of the Private Client practice, Yulia advises UHNWI/HNWIs on non-contentious matters, focusing mainly on family law cases and acquisitions of real estate, art and antiquities, fine instruments, and private aircraft/yachts.

With 17+ years of practice, Yulia is also particularly strong in philanthropic projects, and has been acting as a legal expert in drafting amendments to Russian legislation on charity and non-profit organisations, including preferential tax treatment and endowments.


Prior to joining Ivanyan and Partners in 2011, Yulia was Head of Legal for the Russian branch of the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).


Russian and English


Member of the Moscow Bar Association


2015: LLM in International Business and Finance Law from The George Washington University (Washington, DC)

2005: Degree in English translation from the Moscow International School of Translators & Interpreters

2003: Degree in Law from the State University of Humanities (GAUGN)

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Private client

Ivanyan and Partners focuses on providing ultra-high-net-worth individuals and their families with a full-service offering, including advising on assets, real estate, business interests, and inheritance planning. The scope of assistance provided by the ‘excellent strategists‘ at the firm ranges from complex multi-jurisdictional tax structuring work to ongoing support with day-to-day issues. The key contacts are Khristofor IvanyanMark Rovinskiy and Yulia Chekmareva; Chekmareva brings her prior experience of working for a major international charitable foundation to her current focus on handling a wide range of work on behalf of domestic and foreign non-profit entities.