Irina Mykh graduated from the law school of Ivan Franko State University in Lviv in 1994. She later studied at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Canada.
From 1996 to 2006, Irina Mykh was a senior lawyer at Silecky and Partners law firm, an affiliate of Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP, where she became a partner in 2006. From June to October 2008, she was a legal adviser to Ukrainian Agrarian Investments Group owned by Renaissance Capital. She then worked as Head of the Legal Department of Klub Syra Ltd. until June 2009.
She is currently a Senior Lawyer at Voropayev & Partners law firm.