Irina heads the tax practice at White & Case’s Moscow office. She has been advising on Russian and international tax matters since 1995, primarily focusing on greenfield investments, M&A, private equity, corporate restructuring, real estate and structured finance transactions. Irina is recognised as one of the top tax practitioners in Russia by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500. Irina regularly lectures for up-and-coming lawyers at the Moscow State University of International Relations and the National Research University – Higher School of Economics. Irina graduated from Moscow State University (degree in economics) and from Academic Law University under Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences (law degree).