Vyacheslav Khayryuzov

Lawyer (RU)
Practice Group: Digital Business
Practice Group: Data Privacy

Vyacheslav Khayryuzov heads the IT, Outsourcing & Data Privacy and co-heads the IP practice groups in the Moscow office of Noerr. He advises clients that predominantly operate in the technology, retail, media sectors. His extensive experience includes international copyright and software law, data privacy protection, as well as commercial and media law issues in Russia. In addition, Vyacheslav advises clients on general IP matters. He represents both national and international clients, ranging from start-ups to large national and international corporations.


  • Intellectual property law
  • Information technology law
  • Software law
  • Regulatory: media, entertainment and advertising law
  • Data privacy protection


  • Studied law at Moscow State Law Academy (Russia), (with honours) 
  • Qualified legal translator of Moscow State Law Academy (Russia)
  • Experience with major Russian and international law firms in Moscow (Russia)
  • At Noerr since 2007

Selected Projects

  • Apple, Oracle, Teradata and Lamborghini: advice on the data protection issues
  • Turner Broadcasting System Europe, Red Bull Media and Mondadori: on media law issues (including advice on entering the Russian market)
  • MSC Software, Trend Micro and Urban Science: advice on software licensing in Russia


  • Among the best lawyers for Information Technology Law, IP and Media Law in Russia, Best Lawyers 2014 – 2020 
  • One of the leading lawyers for Intellectual Property and TMT in Russia, Kommersant (2020)
  • Recommended for Intellectual Property and TMT, The Legal 500 EMEA 2016 – 2020
  • Notable practitioner in IP, Chambers Europe 2016 – 2017
  • Up & Coming for TMT in Russia, Chambers Europe 2014, 2015
  • Among the leading lawyers for TMT, Kommersant 2017 
  • Among the world’s leading lawyers in Technology, Media & Telecommunications, The International Who's Who Legal 2015 – 2018 
  • Among the world’s leading IT lawyers, The International Who's Who of Information Technology Lawyers 2013
  • “Information technology and media is another area where Noerr’s Moscow office excels and the "simply fantastic" Vyacheslav Khayryuzov took over as head of this group /.../. He is known for his "brilliant way with clients" and is hailed as a "star" of the TMT bar in the country. /.../ He is described as an "authority" on data protection issues, and is highly sought after by national and international companies in need of "first class counsel", Who's Who Legal Russia Special 2014
  • The "strong and responsive"  team at Noerr is headed by Vyacheslav Khayryuzov, who "takes the time to understand the client’s requirements and provide the necessary advice", The Legal 500 EMEA 2018


  • International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)
  • Digitalisation committee of the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce

Selected Publications

  • Privacy and cybersecurity in Russia, Getting the Deal Through - Market Intelligence, 09/2018
  • The privacy, data protection and cybersecurity law review – 5th Edition - Russia, The Law Reviews, 08/2018
  • Privacy & cybersecurity 2018 - Russia, Getting the Deal Through - Market Intelligence, 07/2018
  • Russian data privacy – court practice update, ITechLaw, 01/2018
  • 2017 Outsourcing Russian Federation overview, Thomson Reuters Practical Law Guide, 12/2017
  • Privacy & cybersecurity in Russia, Getting the Deal Through - Market Intelligence, 09/2017
  • Russia banning the use of VPNs, Lexology, 08/2017
  • Cyber Security Practicioner, Russian Draft Law on the Security of Critical Information Infrastructure, 03/2017
  • Intellectual Property & Antitrust 2015 (Russia chapter), in: Law Business Research Ltd., Series Getting the Deal Through (with Stefan Weber, Mikhail Sholokhov, Artem Kara), 07/2015
  • The Privacy Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review (Russia chapter), in: Law Business Research, 11/2014
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