Inna Firsova

Counsel

Inna has more than 10 years’ extensive experience of providing overall legal support for real estate and construction projects, with focus on construction of complex industrial investment projects, both Greenfield and Brownfield. Inna specialises in structuring real estate construction and reconstruction, permitting matters, land law and zoning issues, industrial safety and environmental matters; subsoil and maritime matters. 

Inna has vast experience of drafting and negotiating full range of construction-related agreements, including project management, contractor and design agreements (with substantial part of EPC contracts), day to day support of projects implementation in multi-jurisdictional environment. 

Inna has also vast experience of providing comprehensive advice on various aspects of industrial and commercial real estate operation, including diverse regulatory requirements, safety, utility and infrastructure issues, lease transactions, etc. 

Inna has been selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Russia 2020 in the field of Real Estate Law. For several years in a row, Inna Firsova was nominated to appear as the “rising star” and “one of the leading practitioners” in the Guide to the World’s Leading Construction Lawyers annually produced by Euromoney Legal Media Group. 

Inna holds a Master of Law (with distinction) from Manchester University.

Track Record

Some recent projects Inna has been involved in include:

  • Supported Phase II Kimberly-Clark factory construction in Moscow Region.
  • Supported Greenfield industrial projects of Lafarge in different regions of Russia (land, construction, infrastructure, liaising with the authorities, investment, licences, etc.)
  • Supported Pushkino Logistics Park day-to-day activities, including construction/reconstruction issues, drafting, reviewing and negotiating construction/infrastructure agreements, property leases, etc.
  • Supported Moscow reconstruction project of Data Space (structuring the project, construction and permitting issues, etc.)
  • An Offshore Gas Pipeline Project – advising on legal aspects of laying the Russian segment of the gas pipeline along the bottom of a sea: construction, permits and licences, water use and protection, environmental, maritime, special protected natural territories, etc.
  • Represented Royal Canin in series of negotiation with regard to the lease warehouse premises in different Regions of Russia.
  • Represented Mars in negotiation with regard to the lease of the premises for Mars Moscow headquarters.
  • Represented Iron Mountain in negotiations with regard to the lease of the warehouse premises.