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Morozov Sergey

Morozov Sergey

International Centre for Legal Protection
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General information

Russian Federation
Russian - fluent
English - fluent
German - can read documents without translation


International Centre for Legal Protection , Moscow
Counsel, Senior Counsel
Beiten Burkhardt , Moscow
Paralegal, Associate
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP , Washington, DC
Foreign Associate
United States (State of New York)

Experience as arbitrator

Served as arbitrator in 1-3 cases in domestic arbitrations
RAC Rules

Examples of cases

Several interrelated mid-sized lease disputes regarding real estate properties in Moscow, Russian seat, Russian law on the merits, RAC Rules, appointed by the RAC Board

Experience as counsel

Acted as counsel for 11-15 years in domestic and international arbitrations
ICAC Rules
RAC Rules
ICC Rules
SCC Rules
Swiss Rules, Gazprom Arbitration Center Rules

Examples of cases

Several Yukos-related (US$75+ billion) and Crimea-related (several US$ billion) investment arbitrations, acting for Russia; £11.7 million SCC arbitration for Siemens, supervision services over installation and commissioning of the equipment for the major Russian oil company, seat – Russia (first ad hoc case, administered by the SCC in Russia and confirmed by the Russian state court), Russian substantive law, SCC Rules; €17 million Swiss Chambers arbitration, acting for German contractor, EPC contract, seat – Switzerland, Swiss and Russian law, Swiss Rules
quantum (damages) experts

General arbitration experience

Geneva and/or Zurich
Russian law
German law
Swiss law
commercial arbitration
сonstruction arbitrations
sports arbitration
investment arbitration
commercial arbitration
Has been involved in mediation as counsel
LL.M. in international commercial arbitration from Pepperdine University School of Law (USA, CA)
International Academy for Arbitration Law in Paris

Education, qualifications, awards

Pepperdine University School of Law, LL.M., 2017, Straus Institute Merit Scholarship
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Law, Ph.D. Candidate, 2016
International Academy for Arbitration Law, Certificate, 2015
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Law, Law degree, Honors: Cum laude, 2013
RAA40 Co-Chair, head of Young IMA ADR Committee. Former Young IMA Co-Chair

Preferences as an arbitrator

IBA Guidelines
no general preference
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
Only if it is a legal issue the arbitrators may wish to have submissions on
Arbitrators should encourage parties to settle the dispute including by making inquiries and/or steps such as encouraging participation of in-house counsel