She graduated from the law department of Lomonosov Moscow State University and got the degree of MBA (Master of Business Administration) of Moscow International Higher Business School (MIRBIS).
From 1996 to 1998 she worked in JSCB (Joint-Stock Commercial Bank) “Mezhtopenergobank”.
From 1999 to March of 2005 Yulia Schirova held the position of Head of Department of Legal Support for Tax Planning in CJSC “ProfMedia Publishing House”.
From 2005 to 2007 she was a Deputy Director of Legal Department in YUKOS RM (Refining & Marketing).
From 2007 to 2009 Ms. Schirova acted as Director of Legal Department in MirInvest Investment Company and Legal Adviser of the Russian State Duma Deputy.
From 2010 to March of 2012 Yulia was a Deputy General Director of RBI Consult consulting company (a part of RBM Group).
In March of 2012 she was appointed to the position of the Director of Legal Affairs of CJSC “ROTEC”.