Senior Associate
Alen Martirosyan

Alen Martirosyan is a senior associate at RGD's Dispute Resolution practice. He specializes on litigation and arbitration in Russia as well as international disputes. He also has experience advising Russian and international clients on construction, commercial, corporate and real estate disputes, bankruptcy cases.


Prior to joining RGD, Alen worked as an associate in the Moscow office of Clifford Chance.


Primary Practice Focus: Domestic Litigation, International Litigation, Dispute Resolution

Secondary Practice Focus: International commercial arbitration, Investigations

Industry Sectors: Energy & Natural Resources, Industry & Transportation, Retail & Real Estate, Fintech & Financial Institutions

Languages: English, French, Russian

Landmark engagement experience


  • Representing a Russian investment group in connection with considering the expediency and preparing the arbitration proceedings against a Central Asian Republic


  • Representing an international group of companies in court and administrative bodies in five jurisdictions in connection with a corporate conflict and lawsuits arising out of embezzlement of the group companies' assets

  • Representing a leading Turkish construction company in a dispute involving recovery of approximately US$450 million of losses resulting from a fire at the Berezovskaya Power Plant in favor of CHUBB, an insurance company

  • Advising Sakhalin-1 consortium members (Exxon Neftegaz Limited, Sakhalin Oil and Gas Development Co. (Sodeco) and ONGC Videsh) in the Arbitrazh court of Sakhalin region in a dispute with Rosneft regarding subsoil use in Sakhalin

  • Advising one of the largest Russian banks in the Ninth Arbitrazh Appellate Court in a landmark USD 1.1 billion case regarding the legitimacy of two FX option transactions between the bank and Transneft

  • Advising one of the largest Russian banks in court proceedings initiated by the Moscow Prosecutor’s Office against Sberbank and Sukhoi with respect to invalidation of foreign currency options between the bank and Sukhoi

  • Advising a major international bank in bankruptcy proceedings initiated in relation to a Russian high net worth individual, as well as related proceedings in various foreign courts


  • Advising a Russian branch of one of the world's largest auto makers in the course of internal investigations, and advising on criminal proceedings based on multiple instances of fraud committed against the client

  • Advising a leading international pharmaceutical company in an internal investigation due to alleged bribery practices in multiple jurisdictions

  • Advising a major European insurance company in an internal investigation relating to allegations of offences and violation of internal compliance policies


  • LLM, Moscow School of Social and Economic Science, 2018

  • LLB, Higher School of Economics, 2016


  • Advocate, 2021

  • Russia, 2016

International Experience
Alen Martirosyan
Senior Associate