Co-founder, board member and director of the Centre for Development of Legal Clinics. He studied law at the Moscow State Lomonosov University. Since 2009, has been a lecturer at the law faculty, and a head of the University Legal Clinic. In 2011, he founded Centre of Development of Legal Clinics. He has organised and conducted numerous courses for law students across Russia. Maxim Dranzhevsky is a practicing lawyer specialising in civil and arbitration processes. He is a regular contributor to periodicals on legal issues and author of the textbook "Legal Clinic: Practice-Based Education".