Yuri Savvin specialises in public property, privatisations, public procurement, real estate and public-private partnerships. He has also assisted in drafting privatisation and public procurement laws of Russia.
Yuri re-joined Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as Partner in 2011. For the previous three years he had been the Director of the Legal Department of the Russian Property Agency. Previously he served for about four years as the Director of the Legal Department of the Specialized State Administration "Russian Fund of Federal Property" of the Government of the Russian Federation. He has extensive experience in providing legal support to trading, including privatization, execution proceedings, public procurement etc.
Prior to his public service Yuri had been Senior Associate at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners in St. Petersburg. Before joining the Firm he was Senior Associate at a division of a French law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel in St. Petersburg.
Yuri completed a full-time course at the Law Department of St. Petersburg State University, took a course at Columbia University (Law School and School of International and Public Affairs) and at University of Birmingham (The European Law Institute).
Yuri was one of the founders of the Russian Committee of Attorneys for Human Rights.
He has received acknowledgment from the Russian Government for his active and effective work in the area of privatization of federal property, and two acknowledgments from the Russian Property Agency for high professionalism and conscientious public service.
Yuri is recommended for real estate and construction by The Legal 500 and Chambers Europe.
He has authored four chapters of the Digest of Commercial Laws of the Russian Federation (Digests of Commercial Laws of the World), and he co-authored the Russia chapter of Construction 2016 published by Getting the Deal Through.
Yuri is a member of the St. Petersburg Bar Association.