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Ilya Kokorin

Of Counsel

Ilya is one of the original founders of the firm. He is currently based in the Netherlands where he teaches cross-border insolvency and international litigation at Leiden Law School.

Areas of Expertise

International Insolvency
International Disputes
Law and Economics
Property Law
M&A and JVs

Client Testimonials

“Roman is a valuable member of our team. As we work in a rapidly changing industry, we need a lawyer who will be our forward-looking fiduciary willing and able to work with uncertainty. And that's exactly who Roman is.”

Mike Brusov
CEO, Founder

"Roman helped us a lot with our business efforts in Russia. We relied on his advice from day one and can certainly recommend him as a go-to counsel when it comes to joint ventures and acquisitions in Russia."

Bram van Noordenne
Legal Counsel
Damen Shipyards Group

“We are more than comfortable working with Roman knowing that our clients are in the best hands in Russia.”

Cagatay Yilmaz
Managing Partner
Yilmaz Law Offices (Turkey)

“Evgeny did great work for Ambronite regarding our US trademark registration. Always promptly completed agreed tasks on time. Evgeny also demonstrated ability explaining complicated topics in an easily understandable manner. Highly recommended!”

Mikko Ikola

“Evgeny was phenomenal in assisting my business in trademarking our name. He answered every question I had and demonstrated great knowledge and attention to detail. He is definitely a master at his craft. My trademark got approved thanks to him, thank you Evgeny!”

Edwin Soyfer
CEO, Founder
The Car Guys

More about Ilya

Ilya is Of Counsel to the firm and one of the founders at Buzko Legal. With significant experience in representing Russian and foreign companies in courts, Ilya specializes in dispute resolution, including debt recovery, return of assets, recognition of property rights, contesting decisions of public authorities, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards.

Additionally, Ilya represents debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, resolves corporate disputes and advises on challenging transactions based on corporate and insolvency law grounds.

Recent Publications


  • Leiden University (The Netherlands), adv. LL.M. ‘14
  • Central European University (Hungary), LL.M. ‘11
  • Tomsk State University (Russia) ‘07