Ilya Skripnikov

Ilya Skripnikov is a partner, Head of RGD's PPP and Real Estate practice.



Prior to joining the RGD team, Ilya worked at major iтternational and Russian law firms. Ilya specializes in infrastructure projects, including PPPs and concessions, supports private and public partners, lenders, and advises clients in real estate, construction and state support projects.


Primary Practice Focus: Public private partnerships, Real estate and construction

Additional Practice Focus: State support measures

Industry Sectors: Industry & Transportation, Real Estate, Energy & Natural Resources, Pharmaceutical Companies & Healthcare Industry

Languages: Russian, English

Landmark engagement experience

  • Advising a number of major Russian and international companies  on PPP and concession projects in automobile and railroads, metro and light train, energy, sea-ports and airports, social and healthcare sectors

  • Supporting Russian and international companies with construction and operation of mining and industrial enterprises, including in chemicals, automotive, metals and wood processing, pharma

  • Advising Russian and international companies on application of state support measures, including subsidies, SPIC 1.0 and 2.0, IPPA and corporate competition enhancement program

  • Supporting Russian and international companies with localisation options for production and sale of industrial products

  • Supporting Russian and international companies in real estate projects, including due diligence, structuring and transaction support, covering commercial and residential property, hotels


  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2003


  • Russia, 2003

Recognitions & Awards

  • Chambers Europe (2014-2021) - recommended PPP expert. Ilya Skripnikov is a reputable practitioner involved in major infrastructure projects, offering notable expertise in the technical and financial aspects of PPP projects. Market sources recognize his long involvement in the sector and note his "encyclopedic knowledge"

  • The Legal 500 (2012-2021) - recommended PPP expert “Ilya Skripnikov, who is "an exemplary modern-day consultant with a pragmatic approach" and "is recognized for his contribution to the development of PPP legislation"

  • Best Lawyers (2015-2021) - listed among the best lawyers in Construction, Project Finance and Development, Railroad and Real Estate in Russia

  • Recognised by IFLR.

  • Pravo-300 - recommended among the leading lawyers in PPP / Infrastructure

  • "Kommersant" ranking - recommended among the leading lawyers in PPP, Manufactory & Industry, Transport & Logistics

"Pravo-300" Ranking
"Kommersant" Ranking
International Experience
Ilya Skripnikov