Julia Pakhomova graduated from Law Faculty of Moscow State University in 2002. At present she is the postgraduate (student) at the Department of Environmental and Land Law of the mentioned faculty. The subject of PhD thesis - 'Legal regime for forest lands in the Russian Federation'. 
She has a position of a Deputy Director of the Department of special protected areas, environmental expertise and permitting activity of the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Recourses Exploitation. She is responsible for organizing and conducting environmental expert reviews of projects related to the use of natural resources, exercising environmental control functions, supervision of Specially Protected Natural Territories (national parks and reserves). 
She is the expert in the Environmental Committee of State Duma of the Russian Federation. She participates in elaboration of federal laws in environmental sphere and laws related to the sustainable use of natural resources.

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