About the Firm Experts VEGAS LEX Игорь Чумаченко

Игорь Чумаченко

Igor Chumachenko

Partner, Head of Real Estate, Land & Construction practice




+7(495) 933-08-00

Advocate of the Moscow Chamber of Advocates
Recommended by:

  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2011 – 2020
  • Best Lawyers 2011 – 2021
  • Kommersant 2020
  • Chambers Europe 2015 – 2017
  • CRE-100 2010 – 2012 
  • In 2019, the expert was recognised by Kommersant Publishing House as a leading lawyer in category "Land, real estate and construction: advising on large construction projects"


  • Legal support of major investment and construction projects, due diligence of land plots and development rights, as well as assets and transactions associated with state and private property disposal
  • Development of contract systems (including development agreements), agreements with investors and developers, contractor agreements for construction (upgrading) of various facilities at the expense of different financing sources, support in project implementation and legal consultancy in residential construction fundraising issues
  • Legal advice on challenging land issues, including land exemption, privatization (also in Moscow) and lease
  • Legal assistance with arbitration disputes and lawsuits in construction
  • Legal assistance with complex real estate transactions and rights registration
  • Restructuring of developers’ obligations 


  • Certificate of Redcliffe Training Associates Ltd, Project Finance/PPP program
  • Russian Law Academy of the Ministry of Justice of Russia, Law Faculty, specialized in jurisprudence (with honors)

Professional experience

Practical legal work experience – since 2001
  • Present – VEGAS LEX law firm, partner, Head of Real Estate, Land & Construction practice
  • Significant work experience in investment-construction holding in Moscow, positions of Lawyer and Legal Service Manager
  • Participated in major projects, including as a leader of project group and project manager, represented the Сlients in arbitration courts and before governmental agencies


  • English
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