Our international commercial arbitration practice is focused on complex cross-border disputes and is one of the most dynamic.
We represent interests of large Russian and transnational corporations in arbitration proceedings administered by all widely recognized international arbitration institutions.
Our track record includes representation of interests under all major arbitration rules administered by the following institutions:
ICC – the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, Paris
LCIA – the London Court of International Arbitration
SCC – the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
SCAI – Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution
ICAC – International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, Moscow, as well as ad hoc arbitrations under UNCITRAL Rules administered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in Hague.
On quite frequent occasions when involvement of a financial or technical experts is required, as well as specialists in laws of foreign jurisdictions, we draw on from our wide network of partners and various contacts among experts and lawyers in Russia and abroad.
Our main goals while working on a matter is to procure fast and cost-efficient proceedings as well as ensure enforcement of final awards. Prior to, or simultaneously with commencement of our arbitration engagement we, subject to the client’s approval and in collaboration with specialist firms, arrange tracing of opponents’ assets and take other steps to comprehensively assess the probability of recovery.
In support of proceedings in international commercial arbitration we routinely have recourse to courts in various jurisdictions to get all types of injunctions, obtain evidence or provide other kinds of assistance to prospective or ongoing arbitration.
The firm also has successful practice in setting aside of arbitral awards and in recognition and enforcement of awards in Russia and abroad.
Representing interests of an engine manufacturer in the dispute with a leasing company under the rules of the Swiss Chambers. The dispute arose out of the fact that some terms and conditions of the supply of aircraft engines were not agreed between the parties.
The parties of the contract did not agree a procedure for establishment of price of the aircraft engines, which demanded development of a legal procedure regarding establishment of price for equivalent goods.
Conduct of a complex technical and economic feasibility assessment was required to establisha price charged for equivalent airplane engines.
A large evidence base regarding which exactly aircraft engines constitute equivalent for the purpose of determining the price. The client was totally satisfied with the established price.
The dispute was settled by signing a settlement agreement within the framework of the commercial arbitration proceedings within which the parties agreed on the price parameters for further cooperation.