Alexander Pchelin

Alexander Pchelin is an associate with RGD’s Dispute Resolution practice.


Prior to joining the RGD, Alexander worked at the dispute resolution practice of a Russian law firm, where he acted as a legal counsel in Russian commercial courts in corporate, construction and bankruptcy matters. Earlier Alexander worked as a legal counsel in the pharmaceutical company OTCPharm. He authored several articles on civil law and international commercial arbitration.


Primary Practice Focus: Dispute Resolution

Industry Sectors: Industry & Transportation, Pharmaceutical Сompanies & Healthcare Industry

Languages: Russian, English

Landmark engagement experience

  • Representing manufacturing company from a bankruptcy trustee's claim for invalidation of transactions

  • Comprehensive support of a dispute for damages due to improper quality of services rendered by a contractor

  • Defence of debtors from the introduction of a monitoring stage of the insolvency procedure

  • Protection from the creditor’s attempts to join the register of creditor’s claims


  • Master in International and European Business Law (advanced LL.M.), KU Leuven, 2022

  • Master of Private Law (LL.M.), Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2020

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Lomonosov Moscow State University, summa cum laude, 2018

  • Legal Interpreter (English), Kutafin Moscow State Law University, summa cum laude, 2018


  • Advocate, 2023

  • Russia, 2018


  • Pchelin A.D. Actio negatoria protection model in Russian law and common law states: comparative legal analysis // Bulletin of the Commercial Court of the Moscow District. 2022. No. 1 (DOI: 10.46279/ASMO.2022.36.67.005). Link:

  • Pchelin A.D. Legal effect of insolvency on commercial arbitration // Bulletin of the Arbitration Court of the Moscow District. 2022. No. 2 (DOI: 10.46279/ASMO.2022.13.16.001). Link:

International Experience
Alexander Pchelin