From 1996 to 2002 studied at the Law Faculty of Saint Petersburg State University. Specialization: International Law. Thesis theme: “The principle of direct application of provisions of European Law”.
From 2000 to 2001 studied at the Law Faculty of Universität Passau, Germany (University grant on a competitive basis) on the program: “Basics of German Law”.
From 2002 to 2003 studied at the Law Faculty of Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (University grant on a competitive basis). Master Degree LL.M on Contract Law of EU. Thesis theme: “Die geplante Nachfolgeregelung zum Europäischen Vertrags Uebereinkommen”.
In 2015 gave a public lecture at Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli on “International Contract Law. The Law of Russian Federation”.
In 2017 gave a public lecture on the Law Faculty of Saint Petersburg State University on “Legal profession in a globalized world”.
From 2015 to 2017 – lecturer on International Economic Law of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Italy (Italy-America Business Council) (Philadelphia, USA). Author’s course for master’s program students from EU and also lectures on Russian Federation Law.
From 2004 to 2006 – the Head of Department in “British Council” (St. Petersburg). Planning and realization of large projects in North-West region of Russia, human resource management (up to 100 people), budget management, interaction with public authorities, Media and other organizations in business and culture, public speeches and presentations.
From 2008 to 2011 – managing lawyer in “Juralink” (St. Petersburg).
In 2013 invited as an expert on Russian Federation Law in the sphere of intellectual property to the working group on innovations of “Russia – U.S. Presidential Commission” (Russian Federation Ministry of Economic Development). One of the authors of the amendments to the legislation of both countries, suggested by the working group.