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Makhonin Yuri

Makhonin Yuri

Rybalkin Gortsunyan & Partners
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General information

Russian Federation
Russian - fluent
English - fluent


Rybalkin Gortsunyan & Partners , Moscow
Dechert , Moscow
Associate, Senior Associate
Salans , Moscow
Noerr , Moscow
Grant Thornton , Moscow
Law firm "Yustina" , Moscow
Paralegal, Associate

Experience as arbitrator

Served as arbitrator in more than 10 cases in domestic arbitrations
ICAC Rules
RAC Rules

Examples of cases

This information is confidential and may be provided upon request.

Experience as counsel

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

Examples of cases

- Representing a leading Turkish construction company in regard to US$ 200 million ICC disputes regarding construction and fit-out works in a business center in Moscow and before the ICAC with regard to the construction of a stadium in Donetsk, Ukraine (amount in dispute is approximately US$ 100 million); - Defending a metallurgical plant in the arbitration proceedings before the SCC against a Chinese contractor in a dispute valued at US$ 200 million regarding construction of a rolling mill in Chelyabinsk as well as before the LCIA in a dispute over supply of iron ore pellets; - Advising a Russian shareholder in several US$ multibillion LCIA disputes relating to the construction of the legendary hotel in Moscow; - Representing a U.S. investment company in an employment dispute with its former top-manager before the AAA.
quantum (damages) experts
construction experts

General arbitration experience

Russian law
sports arbitration
commercial arbitration
сonstruction arbitrations
sports arbitration
commercial arbitration
Has been involved in expert determination as counsel
Has been involved in mediation as Counsel
ICAC, Russian Arbitration Centre, Arbitration Centre at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

Education, qualifications, awards

Moscow State Linguistic University named after M. Torez, Specialist degree in law, Honors: Magna cum laude, 2006
The Legal 500 EMEA 2012-2013, 2015-2021 – recommended for Litigation in Russia; in 2017-2020 named as a “Next Generation Lawyer”; in 2021 named among "Rising Stars". The Legal 500 "Arbitration Powerlist: CIS and Caucasus" - recommended among the leading arbitration experts of the region in 2020 Chambers Global 2016-2019 – recommended for Dispute Resolution Chambers Europe 2016-2019 – recommended for Dispute Resolution The Best Lawyers 2018-2022 – included in the list of recommended lawyers for Arbitration&Mediation, Litigation and Sports Law in Russia 2015-2017 – named one of top ten young arbitration practitioners by the Russian Arbitration Association
Member of the Russian national committee of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR

Preferences as an arbitrator

According to the IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration and other applicable guidelines
According to applicable rules of arbitration
no general preference
IBA Rules
fully electronic
it is up to parties to decide
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
Arbitrators should encourage parties to settle the dispute including by making inquiries and/or steps such as encouraging participation of in-house counsel or management in hearings