Acted as counsel for 5-10 years in international arbitrations
Examples of cases
Inter RAO v Georgia (combined SCC/ICSID case, ongoing and public), member of the claimants counsel team - a massive dispute in respect of electricity tariff setting in Georgia.
Russian infrastructure company v a Turkish subcontractor, ICAC (recovery of significant unearned advance payment upon termination of a high value construction contract in a Middle Eastern country, Russian law).
Russian industrial buyer v an international manufacturer of gas turbines (member of the claimant's team, SCC, English law).
Chinese manufacturer of electronic components v a Russian IT company (SIAC, English law, member of the respondent's counsel team).
quantum (damages) experts
General arbitration experience
ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy
Education, qualifications, awards
Moscow State Legal Academy, Specialist, Honors: with honors, 2000
Chambers/Russia-Domestic-Hi-End, "Up and coming" rating, 2021
Best Lawyers / Russia-DR rating, 2021
Preferences as an arbitrator
standard disclosure in accordance with IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest and the Russian (Chamber of Commerce) guidelines
can waive costs if the hearing is in Moscow
printed submission and electronic exhibits
it is up to parties to decide
Maximum deference to the right to present the party’s case
Rigorous control of the process by the tribunal
If it is a legal issue or an important factual issue
It is only for parties to decide and arbitrators should focus on resolution of the dispute
Co-authored multiple publications including:
- RAA commentary on new Russian arbitration legislation (2017)
- RAA commentary on application of NY Convention (2020)
- Delos Guide to Safe Arbitration Places/Russia chapter (ongoing)