IPBA 2021

Andrey Porfiriev

Partner

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Moscow

Andrey Porfiriev PhD, focuses on regulatory issues, legislative drafting, administrative law and resolution of disputes that frequently involve governmental authorities. He has extensive experience of liaising with state corporations at all levels.

His practice comprises execution of joint state projects, as well representation of interests of industrial, telecommunications, education, science, aviation and pharmaceutical companies. His professional scope includes projects in the field of regulation of innovative products: biomedical cell products, computer software, electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), etc.

In 2005-2008, Andrey was the head of the litigation department at the Federal Industrial Agency, overseeing bankruptcy proceedings of strategic companies and organizations, advising on protection against corporate raiding of state-owned enterprises and legislative efforts affecting various economic sectors.

Andrey is heavily engaged in social activity: he works closely with NGOs, foundations. He is a member of the RSPP Committee for Development of Pension Systems and Social Insurance and co-chairs the Business Against Corruption Public Center (under the auspices of Delovaya Rossiya). He has been certified by the Ministry of Justice of Russia as an independent expert for anti-corruption examination of legislative acts.

Andrey has acted as an expert for the Council of Europe on a project named “Protection of Entrepreneurs’ Rights from Corrupt Practices in the Russian Federation”. He has been commended for drafting of the Law of the Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights by both the Presidential Commissioner and the Minister for Economic Development.

In 2016, the Russian Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneurs’ Rights Boris Titov awarded a letter of commendation to the Firm for Andrey’s persistent pro bono efforts in protection of entrepreneurs’ rights at a session of the Business against Corruption Public Center. Andrey Porfiriev has been commended by Boris Titov for significant contribution in the development of a mid-term program for social and economic development of the Russian Federation till 2025.

Andrey graduated cum laude from the Law School of the Moscow City Teachers University (2003) and had his PhD (2008) at Moscow University for the Humanities.

Best Lawyers named Andrey the Lawyer of the Year in Aviation.

He is a member of the Moscow Bar Association.