Aigul Urmantseva

Aigul Urmantseva is an associate at RGD's Dispute Resolution practice.

Aigul represents clients in international arbitration and investment disputes under the ICC, SCC, LCIA, SIAC, ICSID arbitration rules. In addition to international arbitration, Aigul also specializes in domestic and international litigation.


Prior to joining RGD, Aigul worked at dispute resolution practice of a Russian law firm.

Aigul is the author of academic articles on international commercial and investment arbitration and is a finalist in several international competitions (Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot, Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court).


Primary Practice Focus: Dispute Resolution

Secondary Practice Focus: International Commercial Arbitration, Investment Treaty Arbitration, Domestic Litigation, International Litigation

Industry Sectors: Energy & Natural Resources, Industry & Transportation, Retail & Real Estate, Telecom & Media

Languages: Russian, English, Spanish, German, French

Landmark engagement experience

  • Representing Client in an international arbitration against a sovereign state under the ICSID AF Rules

  • Representing a Russian mining company in a $ multibillion investment arbitration against the EU member state

  • Representing a major Russian contractor in a dispute in Vietnam arising out of an EPC contract in arbitration under the SIAC Rules

  • Representing a Russian entrepreneur in a dispute with a foreign creditor arising from a loan agreement under LCIA rules

  • Representing a member of a consortium in a dispute out of performance of a contract in Chile under the SCC Rules

  • Representing a subsidiary of Rosatom State Corporation in an international arbitration under the ICC Rules in a dispute arising out of a construction contract

  • Representing a Russian construction company in an international arbitration under the ICC Rules in a dispute with a subcontractor arising out of a FIDIC contract for the construction of a complex linear infrastructure facility


  • LLM (with honours), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), International Law School, 2022

  • LLB (with honours), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy, 2020


  • Advocate, 2023

  • Russia, 2020

International Experience
Aigul Urmantseva