Igor Porokhin

Igor Porokhin

Advocate / Managing Partner Moscow , Russia

My service areas

  • Commercial
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Technology

Summary

Igor Porokhin is a Russian attorney-at-law (advocate). He specializes in the areas of corporate and commercial law, M&A, dispute resolution, space commercial law and telecommunications. For over 25 years, Igor Porokhin has been involved in major international space and telecommunications projects. He has also participated in the development of a number of international space conventions and agreements and represented Russia at diplomatic and other international conferences. Igor Porokhin is also experienced in a wide variety of M&A transactions/joint ventures, including in the fields of telecom, real estate and space.

Professional experience

InSpace Consulting
Established the law firm – 1995

Magnusson
Head of Moscow office – 2005

Worked as a lawyer in the field of foreign trade before establishing InSpace Consulting;
Involved in major international space and telecommunications projects for over 25 years;
He has received numerous distinctions: by Federal Space Agency with a medal for individual contribution in the implementation of international space programmes and projects (2006); certificates from Moscow Regional Bar for his professional achievements in business law (2005, 2011), by State Space Corporation “Roscosmos” with a medal for personal contribution into international space cooperation (2017), by Russian Federal Bar with a medal for professional excellence (2018).

Education

  • Diploma with Honours (Law Faculty of University of Moscow) – 1985
  • Diploma with Honours (Russian Academy for Foreign Trade) – 1993

Bar admissions

  • Admitted in Russia (attorney-at-law);
  • Member of the Russian Bar Association;
  • Honorary member of the Moscow Regional Bar.

Positions of trust

  • Member of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL);
  • Academician of the Russian Academy of Cosmonautics