Eldar Ziatdinov is Counsel in Moscow. He specializes in the Russian taxation and Islamic finance.

Upon qualification, Eldar moved to Ernst & Young where he gained extensive experience in identifying tax risks. Не joined GRATA from a Russian law firm, where he was a Head of Tax. 

Eldar has vast experience of advising on the Russian tax aspects of M&A, corporate transactions, transfer pricing as well as VAT matters. He also has an extensive track record of successful challenging tax claims. Eldar regularly speaks at conferences and is a writer of articles in the tax press.


  • Russian Islamic Institute, Islamic commercial law, 2020
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), Honours Degree in International Economy, 2007
  • Saratov State Law Academy, Honours Degree in Law, 2004


  • Best outsource consultant 2013 of the National Law Agency
  • Winner of the All-Russians Tax Olympiad 2006 arranged by Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Areas of Focus: 

  • Transfer pricing
  • Tax advisory
  • Tax dispute resolution
  • Tax Due Diligence
  • Advisory on Islamic banking and finance
  • Shariah Compliance Review and Audit    
Counsel, Tax practice
Москва, Росія