Corporate Disputes

Anna has experience in shareholders disputes arising from corporate conflicts, hostile takeovers, misrepresentation rendered during mergers and acquisitions, post M&A disputes, disputes involving minority shareholders and breach of shareholders’ agreements.

Some examples of projects as a counsel or arbitrator:

Co-arbitrator under LCIA Rules in a dispute in amount of more than 50 mln USD seated in London under English law relating to valuation of share of a mining company in Russia;

Representation of a Russian client in a post-M&A share valuation dispute with the Finnish seller in ICAC (MKAS);

Representation of a huge Russian company in arbitration in ICAC (MKAS) in a dispute for recovery of damages due to alleged breach of misrepresentations and warranties in SPA;

Representation of a major manufacturing group against a hostile takeover;

Representation of a Russian corporate member of a Finnish industrial conglomerate in a dispute with a minority shareholder.

Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure

Anna has experience in disputes involving construction of pipelines, wells, energy facilities, maritime vessels, residential objects and complex industrial facilities. She has experience dealing with issues of delay, disruption, prolongation, extension of time, additional works, as-build documentation, defects in construction, guarantee retentions, performance bonds, advance payment bonds, compensation of damages, liquidated damages, penalties, misrepresentation and negligence. Anna has represented clients in construction-related disputes in major arbitral institutions, including ICC, SCC, IAC, ICAC, VIAC.

Some examples of projects as a counsel or arbitrator:

Co-arbitrator under LCIA Rules in a dispute in amount of more than 50 mln USD seated in London under English law relating to valuation of share of a mining company in Russia;

Co-arbitrator under rules of Arbitration center at Russian chamber of entrepreneurs in a dispute in amount of more than 1,5 mln USD seated in Moscow under Russian law relating to construction of energy facilities and compensation of damages;

Presiding arbitrator under RAC Rules in a dispute in amount of 1 mln USD seated in Moscow with respect to breach of delivery contract;

Co-arbitrator under IAC Rules in a dispute in amount of 1,5 mln USD seated in Minsk under Belorussian law relating to delivery of equipment;

Sole arbitrator under RAC Rules in a dispute seated in Moscow under Russian law out of the breach of construction contract.

Representation of a huge Italian construction company in several arbitral proceedings in ICC seated in Stockholm under Russian law (in total amount of more than 30 mln USD);

Representation of Italian construction company in arbitration in ICC seated in Paris under Belorussian law (amount in dispute is more than 100 mln USD);

Representation of Belorussian company with foreign investment in a construction dispute under Belorussian law in arbitration in IAC (Belarus);

Representation of the major Russian manufacturer in a pre-arbitration construction dispute with Finish counteragent in SCC under Swedish law;

Energy & Natural Resources

Anna has acted as counsel and/or arbitrator in energy-related disputes covering the following matters: exploration and drilling; transportation and trading; energy transit; supply and marketing; infrastructure for oil and gas projects; insurance disputes arising out of incidents in energy facilities.

Some examples of projects as a counsel or arbitrator:

Co-arbitrator under LCIA Rules in a dispute in amount of more than 50 mln USD seated in London under English law relating to valuation of share of a mining company in Russia;

Co-arbitrator under rules of Arbitration center at Russian chamber of entrepreneurs in a dispute in amount of more than 1,5 mln USD seated in Moscow under Russian law relating to construction of energy facilities and compensation of damages;

Representation of an energy provider in a dispute with a contractor under a gas pipeline construction contract worth 2+ bln roubles;

Representation of a subsidiary of a middle-eastern petroleum company in a series of disputes over the construction of oil wells (defence against a claim for damages for more than $32 mln);

Representation of an energy technology company in a dispute with its subcontractors related to a loss of equipment in the well.

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Anna has considerable experience in commercial disputes across a range of industry sectors, including energy, oil & gas, aviation, transit, construction, joint ventures, industrial chemicals, financial services, retail, insurance, sale of goods, and commercial agency.

Some examples of projects as a counsel or arbitrator:

Co-arbitrator under LCIA Rules in a dispute in amount of more than 100 mln USD seated in London under English law relating to alleged misrepresentation and recovery of damages;

Nominated co-arbitrator under LCIA Rules in a dispute in amount of more than 300 mln USD seated in London under English law relating to lease agreements in aviation industry (case settled);

Co-arbitrator under ICAC (MKAS) Rules in a dispute in amount of more than 2,5 mln USD seated in Moscow under Russian law, Polish law and CISG, relating to issues of fraud, misrepresentation and compensation of damages under sales of goods contract;

Co-arbitrator under RAC rules in a dispute in amount of 2 mln USD seated in Moscow under Russian law relating to a breach of delivery of equipment;

Representation of a Russian company in a dispute related to delivery of an equipment in Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC) under CISG;

Representation of a Russian client in a pre-arbitration dispute with Italian contractor in SCC under Russian law;

Representation of a consumer electronics retailer in several claims for damages connected with the fire accident;

Representation of a Russian company in more than 15 disputes concerning a large real estate located in the center of Moscow;

Co-arbitrator under rules of Arbitration center at RSPP in a dispute in amount of 2 mln USD in a financial sector arisen out of sanctions;

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AnnA is an independent arbitrator with a particular focus on commercial, construction and corporate disputes

she is very commercial in her approach and has deep understanding of cultural specifics

Prior to becoming a full-time arbitrator Anna for 20 years was in charge of dispute resolution teams and successfully resolved complex disputes. She has been involved in multiple arbitrations under rules of major arbitral institutions both domestically and internationally as arbitrator, and previously as counsel and expert. She has sat in arbitrations administered by the LCIA, ICAC (MKAS), IAC (Belarus), RAC and Arbitration centre at RSPP. Anna has training both in civil and common law. Anna has LL.M in American business law and passed state auditor exam.

Anna is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Ciarb) and has been recognised in international arbitration by leading directories including, Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 EMEA, and Best Lawyers where they have described her as a professional with a “sound knowledge of law.” Anna is an author of numerous arbitration-related books and publications, she teaches courses on international arbitration and is a speaker at major arbitration conferences.

Examples of projects

As an Arbitrator

Previous experience

Co-arbitrator under LCIA Rules in a dispute in amount of more than 50 mln USD seated in London under English law relating to valuation of share of a mining company in Russia;

Co-arbitrator under LCIA Rules in a dispute in amount of more than 100 mln USD seated in London under English law relating to alleged misrepresentation and recovery of damages;

Nominated co-arbitrator under LCIA Rules in a dispute in amount of more than 300 mln USD seated in London under English law relating to lease agreements in aviation industry (case settled);

Presiding arbitrator under RAC Rules in a dispute in amount of 1 mln USD seated in Moscow with respect to breach of delivery contract;

Co-arbitrator under IAC Rules in a dispute in amount of 1,5 mln USD seated in Minsk under Belorussian law relating to delivery of equipment;

Co-arbitrator under ICAC (MKAS) Rules in a dispute in amount of more than 2,5 mln USD seated in Moscow under Russian law, Polish law and CISG, relating to issues of fraud, misrepresentation and compensation of damages under sales of goods contract;

PRESIDING ARBITRATOR UNDER ICAC (MKAS) RULES UNDER ENGLISH LAW IN A DISPUTE IN AMOUNT OF 3 MLN USD WITH RESPECT TO RECOVERY OF LIQUIDATED DAMAGES;

Co-arbitrator under ICAC (MKAS) Rules in a dispute in amount of more than 5 mln USD seated in Moscow under Russian law relating to issues of penalty, impact of sanctions and force-majeure;

CO-ARBITRATOR UNDER ICAC (MKAS) RULES IN A DISPUTE IN AMOUNT OF MORE THAN 22 MLN USD SEATED IN MOSCOW RELATING TO ISSUES OF PENALTY AND IMPACT OF FORCE-MAJEURE;

CO-ARBITRATOR UNDER ICAC (MKAS) RULES IN A DISPUTE IN AMOUNT OF 100 MLN USD SEATED IN MOSCOW ARISING OUT OF BANKING LOANS;

Co-arbitrator under rules of Arbitration center at Russian chamber of entrepreneurs in a dispute in amount of more than 1,5 mln USD seated in Moscow under Russian law relating to construction of energy facilities and compensation of damages;

CO-ARBITRATOR UNDER RAC RULES IN A DISPUTE IN AMOUNT OF 2 MLN USD ARISING OUT OF THE BREACH OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT;

Sole arbitrator under RAC Rules in a dispute seated in Moscow under Russian law relating to loans and security;

Sole arbitrator under rules of Arbitration center at Russian chamber of entrepreneurs in a construction dispute seated in Moscow under Russian law relating to recovery of liquidated damages;

Sole arbitrator under RAC Rules in a dispute seated in Moscow under Russian law relating to a residential construction in Russia;

Co-arbitrator under ICAC (MKAS) Rules in a dispute seated in Moscow under Russian law relating to transportation of oil and gas;

Co-arbitrator under ICAC (MKAS) Rules in a dispute seated in Moscow under Russian law relating to services for major European car manufacturer;

Sole arbitrator under RAC Rules in a dispute seated in Moscow under Russian law out of the breach of construction contract.

Co-arbitrator under RAC rules in a dispute in amount of 2 mln USD seated in Moscow under Russian law relating to a breach of delivery of equipment;

Co-arbitrator under rules of Arbitration center at RSPP in a dispute in amount of 2 mln USD in a financial sector arisen out of sanctions;

Co-arbitrator under ICAC (MKAS) Rules in a dispute governed by CISG and related to a breach of sales of goods contract;

Со-arbitrator under RAC Rules in a dispute in amount of 0,5 mln USD related to challenge of the contract concluded under tender and recovery of the liquidated damages;

Legal expert for US court on Russian procedural issues;

Legal expert in SCC arbitration on Russian construction law;

Legal expert for Cayman court on Russian procedural issues;

Representation of a huge Italian construction company in several arbitral proceedings in ICC seated in Stockholm under Russian law (in total amount of more than 30 mln USD);

Representation of the Swiss oil trader in two LCIA proceedings under English law (amount in dispute is 3 mln USD);

Representation of Italian construction company in arbitration in ICC seated in Paris under Belorussian law (amount in dispute is more than 100 mln USD);

Representation of insurance company in ad hoc arbitration seated in Germany under German law;

Representation of Swiss transport company in arbitration in Swiss Arbitration Centre under Swiss law;

Representation of Belorussian company with foreign investment in a construction dispute under Belorussian law in arbitration in IAC (Belarus);

Representation of a Russian company in a dispute related to delivery of an equipment in Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC) under CISG;

Representation of Italian construction company in series of disputes related to road construction in Russia in arbitration in ICAC (MKAS);

Representation of a Latvian bank in arbitration in LCIA under Russian law;

Representation of the major Russian manufacturer in a pre-arbitration construction dispute with Finish counteragent in SCC under Swedish law;

Representation of a Russian client in a pre-arbitration dispute with Italian contractor in SCC under Russian law;

Representation of a Russian client in a dispute relating to publishing industry in ICAC (Ukraine) under Ukrainian law;

Representation of a Russian client in a post-M&A share valuation dispute with the Finnish seller in ICAC (MKAS);

Representation of a huge Russian company in arbitration in ICAC (MKAS) in a dispute for recovery of damages due to alleged breach of misrepresentations and warranties in SPA;

Representation of an energy provider in a dispute with a contractor under a gas pipeline construction contract worth 2+ bln roubles;

Representation of a major manufacturing group against a hostile takeover;

Representation of a subsidiary of a middle-eastern petroleum company in a series of disputes over the construction of oil wells (defence against a claim for damages for more than $32 mln);

Representation of Russian design bureau in a series of disputes in Russian courts and in ICC arbitration against Italian supplier of technological equipment (total amount in dispute was more than 800 mln rubles);

Representation of a Russian bank in a dispute involving investment in a number of production wells;

Representation of a consumer electronics retailer in several claims for damages connected with the fire accident;

Representation of a Russian company in more than 15 disputes concerning a large real estate located in the center of Moscow;

Representation one of the biggest airline companies in various court proceedings, including a bankruptcy matter of a large tour operator.

Representation of a Russian corporate member of a Finnish industrial conglomerate in a dispute with a minority shareholder.

Publications

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Expertise

Commercial Dispute
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Energy & Natural
Resources

Construction, Engineering
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Corporate
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Academic & Professional Qualifications

Since 2016 Anna is in contact with
major arbitral institutions in Asia.

/Employment history

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2022

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Independent arbitrator

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2015

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2022

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KIAP, partner, head of international arbitration practice

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2023

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N. D.

2024

Europe

ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy

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2022

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N. D.

2023

Russia

diploma in psychology

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2016

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N. D.

2016

Malaysia

research stay with AIAC

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2016

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N. D.

2016

Hong Kong

research stay with HKIAC

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2016

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2016

Austria

research stay with VIAC

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2015

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2016

Germany

Leadership program, project “Effective representation in dispute resolution” (Humboldt Foundation, Federal Chancellor)

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2014

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2014

UK

British-Russian program, internship in chambers

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2011

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2011

Russia

LL.M in American business law (Pericles)

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2010

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2010

US

Women mentorship program

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2009

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2009

France

Sorbonne and San Diego University, International Transactions and International Arbitration

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2007

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2007

Russia

state exam, auditor (general audit)

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2004

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2004

RUSSIA

Tula State University, lawyer

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2021

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Member of Advisory board of the Next Generation Guide of Russian arbitrators

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2019

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2024

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Deputy Chair of ICC Russia Arbitration Commission

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2017

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2023

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Russian arbitration center, member of the Board

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2016

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2018

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2020

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2021

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IBA Litigation Committee, regional representative of Russia

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2016

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Mciarb

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2016

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HK45 Regional Ambassador (HKIAC)

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2023

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N. D.

Russia

ICAC, panel of arbitrators for international disputes

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2023

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Kyrgyz Republic

International Court of Arbitration in affiliation with the CCI of the Kyrgyz Republic, panel of arbitrators (ICA CCI KR)

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2023

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N. D.

Singapore

SIngapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), panel of arbitrators

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2023

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Russia

Arbitration centre at Russian chamber of entrepreneurs, panel of arbitrators for international disputes (AC at RSPP)

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2021

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Belarus

Chamber of Arbitrators, list of arbitrators (Belarus)

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2020

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N. D.

UK

London Court of International Arbitration, database of arbitrators (LCIA)

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2019

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Korea

Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, panel of international arbitrators (KCAB)

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2019

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Russia

Vice-Chairman of Arbitration Commission of ICC Russia (ICC)

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2017

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2023

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Russia

Russian arbitration Centre, member of the Board (RAC), panel of arbitrators

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2016

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, panel of arbitrators (HKIAC)

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2016

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N. D.

Malaysia

Asia International Arbitration Centre, panel of arbitrators (AIAC)

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2016

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N. D.

Austria

Vienna International Arbitration Centre, list of practitioners (VIAC)

#Asia

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