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Pyrkov Maxim

Pyrkov Maxim

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Tel: +7-495-785-3000
Address: 119107 Kadashevskaya nab 14/2 Moscow
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General information

Russian Federation
Russian - fluent
English - fluent


Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer , Moscow
senior associate
Quinn Emanuel , Moscow
Clifford Chance , Moscow
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners , Moscow

Experience as counsel

Acted as counsel for 11-15 years in domestic and international arbitrations
ICAC Rules
LCIA Rules
ICC Rules
SCC Rules
SIAC Rules
VIAC Rules
ICSID Convention

Examples of cases

Represented two Russian high net-worth individuals in a $2 billion LCIA arbitration arising from multiple breaches of a shareholder agreement and tort, as well as parallel proceedings in Cyprus and the BVI, English law, London seat; Represented a subsidiary of a largest infrastructure company in several VIAC and ICAC arbitrations worth $450 million arising from construction of a railway line in Libya, Russian law, Moscow & Paris seat; Represented a major Russian multimedia company in an LCIA arbitration arising from breaches of a shareholder agreement, English law, London seat; Represented a major investment fund in an ICC arbitration against its JV partner arising from multiple breaches of a JV agreement for the development and operation of an infrastructure project in Asia, English law, London seat; Represented a major confectionary company in an SCC arbitration against a large commodities company arising from breaches of representations and warranties under a share purchase agreement, English law, Stockholm seat; Represented a leading investment company in a $160 million LCIA arbitration arising from multiple breaches of a project management agreement in relation to the construction of one of the tallest skyscrapers in Europe, as well as ancillary proceedings in the USA and Cyprus, English law, London seat
quantum (damages) experts
construction experts

General arbitration experience

Russian law
English law
German law
Georgian law
commodity arbitrations
сonstruction arbitrations
investment arbitration
commercial arbitration
Has been involved in mediation as counsel

Education, qualifications, awards

The Private Law Research Centre under the President of the Russian Federation named after S.S. Alekseev, Master's Degree, 2011

Preferences as an arbitrator

Freshfields conflict check, ABA rules, other applicable rules subject to applicable law/seat
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
This should be approached on a case-by-case basis
It is only for parties to decide and arbitrators should focus on resolution of the dispute

Personal preferences

War and Piece, Lev Tolstoy
A Few Good Men
tennis, books, outdoors activities