Dmitry Zapol is an international tax and business adviser with practical knowledge of the principles of individual and corporate international taxation and cross-border business planning. He joined IFS in September 2010 after earning his LL.M (Tax) degree at King’s College, London. Five years prior to this, Dmitry earned his LL.B at Durham University and completed an LPC at the College of Law. Dmitry is a qualified Russian lawyer — he came to the UK from Moscow, where for five years he worked as an associate at Moscow City Bar Association "Barshchevsky & Partners". Dmitry specialised in advising foreign investors exploring opportunities in Russia on corporate tax implications together with Russian and cross-border tax planning. Dmitry holds the Advanced Diploma in International Tax. He is also a contributor and a co-editor of International Tax Systems and Planning Techniques published by Sweet & Maxwell.