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Stepanov Dmitry

Stepanov Dmitry

Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners (EPAM)
Tel: +74959358010
Address: 21, 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Str., Moscow, 125047, Russia

General information

Russian Federation
Russian - fluent
English - fluent


Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners (EPAM) , Moscow
Yukov, Khrenov and Partners , Moscow
Attorney, Head of Corporate Department
"Angleter-M" Law Firm , Moscow
"Precedent" Legal Agency , Vologda
Lawyer, Executive Director
Trade House Volmer , Vologda
Counsel (in-house)

Experience as arbitrator

Served as arbitrator in 8-10 cases in domestic arbitrations
Rules of the Arbitration Center at RSPP
before the reform of arbitration proceedings in the Russian Federation

Examples of cases

- Arbitrator in a construction dispute involving balance issues (Arbitration Centre at the RSPP); - Arbitrator in a dispute over payment for design works (Arbitration Centre at the RSPP); - Arbitrator in a number of commercial disputes (before the arbitration reform in Russia; rules of local arbitration centers in Russia)

Experience as counsel

Acted as counsel for 5-10 years in domestic and international arbitrations
ICAC Rules
LCIA Rules

Examples of cases


General arbitration experience

Russian law
commodity arbitrations
сonstruction arbitrations
investment arbitration
commercial arbitration
commercial arbitration
Has been involved in expert determination as counsel
Has been involved in mediation as Mediator
Russian Arbitration Center, Arbitration Centre at RSPP

Education, qualifications, awards

Harvard Law School, USA, Master of Laws, 2013
The Institute of Legislation and Comparative Jurisprudence, PhD in Law, 2004
The Russian School of Private Law, Master Degree of Private Law, 2001
The Moscow State Law Academy, Lawyer, 1999
2015 Master of Public Administration, Harvard Kennedy School.
Best Lawyers (2009-2020) Kommersant legal ranking (2019)
Was a member of the development of the "road map" working group for the improvement of corporate governance at the Agency for Strategic Initiatives; Active member of the Presidential Task force to create an international financial centre in Moscow; Member of the Board of the Arbitration Center at the Institute of Modern Arbitration.

Preferences as an arbitrator

Disclosure of information to be cleared in accordance with the rules and standards of a particular arbitration institution
Fix or cap on hourly rate for a certain amount of work / not ready to waive travel and other costs.
no general preference
no general preference
no general preference
no general preference
no general preference
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