Irina Akimova
Partner, Attorney, Chairwoman of the Association of Antitrust Experts General Council — Competition
Irina has been specialising on the application of antimonopoly, advertising and procurement laws for 20 years. She possesses extensive experience in the implementation of projects involving antimonopoly audits, introducing antimonopoly compliance systems, dealer and distributor relationships, anti-competition agreements, economic concentration, etc. Before joining BGP Litigation, Irina was the head of antitrust practices at major Russian law firms and had worked at the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service for 8 years. Irina is an Associate Professor at the Specialised FAS of Russia Department with the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation. She teaches Competition Law at the Lomonosov Moscow State University and has authored several books and numerous research and practice-oriented publications on antimonopoly regulations. She chairs the General Council of the Association of Antitrust Experts and sits on the Public Council under the FAS of Russia. She is listed in the Chambers Europe, Best Lawyers, Pravo.Ru-300 and Kommersant rankings.