Yury Iliich Skuratov
Doctor of Law, Professor, Vice-President, Director in charge of legal matters, Member of the Board of Directors of Korben International Industrial & Financial Corporation, Inc.
In 1973 graduated from Sverdlovsk Institute of Law and finished the postgraduate courses, defended the dissertation of the doctor of philosophy in law and doctor of law on the problems of state law.
From 1989 to 1991 worked in the Central Machinery of State Authorities in the position of Consultant and Assistant to the Head of the Department for legislative initiatives and legal matters.
From 1991 to 1997 – Consultant, Senior Consultant on legal matters of the Ministry of Security of the Russian Federation, Director of the Scientific and Research Institute of problems of strengthening of legality and law order under the State Office of Public Prosecutor of the Russian Federation, Member of the Board of the State Office of Public Prosecutor of the Russian Federation, General Public Prosecutor of the Russian Federation, Member of the Council on Judicial Reform under the President of the Russian Federation.
In 1996 he was awarded the class rank of the Full State Counsellor of Justice.
Author of more than 90 scientific studies. Participated in development of the Law on Office of Public Prosecutor, the Criminal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure of the Russian Federation.
In 1996 awarded with the A.F.Koni medal conferred by the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation.
In September 1996, for the merits in strengthening of legality and law order and long-term diligent work, by virtue of the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Yu.I.Skuratov was awarded the rank of the “Honoured Lawyer of the Russian Federation”.