Yuri Arkhipov > Ivanyan and Partners > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Ivanyan and Partners
119017 MOSCOW

Work Department


Yuri, an expert in corporate law, focuses on energy and natural resources, including legal support for oil and gas projects. He advises on M&A transactions, procurement of goods by state enterprises in Russia, and general corporate matters. Yuri has considerable experience negotiating production sharing agreements (PSAs) for Russian and foreign investors in Russia and abroad.

He has participated in structuring and implementing a variety of large-scale exploration projects, including offshore drilling operations on the Russian continental shelf. In particular, Yuri provided legal support for exploration projects in the Barents, Kara, Pechora, and Black Seas, including drafting drilling and service contracts and procuring combined energy insurance.


Prior to joining the firm in 2016, Yuri headed the legal department of RN-Shelf-Arctic (exploration subsidiary of Rosneft) and was a partner with a Russian law firm.


Russian, English and French


Member of the Moscow Bar Association


2000: Degree in Law, international trade law department, from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Russia

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Energy and natural resources

The offering at Ivanyan and Partners brings together a team of experts in corporate, finance, real estate and tax law. Structuring and implementing large-scale exploration, construction and production projects constitutes the majority of the firm’s workload. The key names to note are Khristofor Ivanyan, M&A expert Maria Miroshnikova, counsel Yuri Arkhipov and newly promoted partner Daria Semenikhina.