Managing Partner, General Director of Sokolov, Maslov and Partners


Iftikhar Pirov has been dealing with maritime and fishing law issues for more than 30 years and is an internationally recognized expert in these areas.

In 1992, Iftikhar Pirov became one of the founders of the firm Sokolov, Maslov and Partners, and he has been a member of the boards of directors of a number of large enterprises since 1996.

Possessing extensive experience and knowledge in maritime, customs and tax law allows Iftikhar to provide comprehensive assistance to clients in solving the problems facing them. Iftikhar Pirov provides comprehensive legal advice to Russian and foreign companies on merchant shipping and fishing, including:

• development and structuring of transactions regarding construction, management, financing, purchase and sale of merchant and fishing fleets,
• registration and customs clearance of ships;
• settlement of disputes in connection with the operation of merchant ships and fishing fleets and carriage by sea;
• advice on industrial and coastal fishing, consolidation and development of quotas for aquatic biological resources;
• advice on taxation.

Iftikhar graduated from the Department of International Law of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).

He speaks English, Hungarian and Azerbaijani.
Address: 121309 Moscow,
Barklaya street 17
Теl.: +7 (499) 145-21-30;
+7 (499) 145-33-79
Fax: +7(495) 956-22-45
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