International Arbitration

Counsels in international arbitration

We have extensive experience in Russia and CIS’s related disputes arising out of M&A, shareholders’ disputes, mining, oil & gas, international sale of goods (commodities and machinery), services, technologies and financial disputes.

We represent Russian and foreign clients in arbitrations under the Rules of the leading arbitration institutions including the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MKAS), ad hoc and other.

We also have unique experience in international mediation.

Interim relief, recognition and enforcement

We are often involved in a wide range of arbitration’s related matters including worldwide freezing of assets, obtaining evidence through domestic courts, as well as recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards in Russia and abroad.

Experts in international arbitration

We also act as experts on the Russian law including commercial, corporate, energy, mining, procedural and other matters in support of arbitration proceedings and assist our clients in their work with other external experts. We understand the specifics of this task and have access to the best experts in a wide range of industries.

Appointment as arbitrators

Our lawyers regularly receive appointments as arbitrators in proceedings under the Rules of the leading arbitration institutions in Europe.


Guerrilla tactics in arbitration and how to deal with them

Disputes involving parties from Russia, CIS and Eastern Europe can be anything but boring. Victor Dumler shares his experience in dozens of arbitrations under the rules of ICC, LCIA, SCC, ICAC and other arbitration institutions.    

Russian Arbitration Reform: Must Know For Users

Russia is going through a major arbitration reform: as of 1 September 2016, the new legal framework came into force and thus triggered some very substantial changes in this area. The legislator has kept the original dualism in regulating international and domestic arbitration separately. In practical terms, it means that one would have to check whether its dispute falls within the scope of international or domestic arbitration and also whether a particular arbitral institution has the right to hear international or domestic cases, or both.… More

The effect of sanctions on international arbitration

The study showed about the users ' preferences in the choice of the arbitration rules, applicable law and place of arbitration. Despite the fact that key European centres remained the leader, the Russian companies are carefully studying the possibility of transferring their disputes in arbitration centres in South-East Asia.
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Baltic Arbitration Days 2017

Victor Dumler to speak at the Baltic Arbitration Days organized under the auspices of Deutsche Institution für Shiedsgerichtsbarkeit (DIS).

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