Igor Kharitonov

Igor Kharitonov is an associate at RGD’s Dispute Resolution Practice. Igor represents clients in international arbitration proceedings and focuses on disputes arising out of English law-governed contracts.


Prior to joining RGD, Igor interned at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC) and did academic work in the UK.


Primary Practice Focus: Dispute Resolution, English Law

Industry Sectors: Energy & Natural Resources


Languages: Russian, English

Landmark engagement experience

  • Representing a Hong Kong company in a dispute with a European company under the LCIA Rules arising from a loan agreement related to a mining project

  • Representing a Russian company in a dispute arising out of a shareholders agreement in arbitration proceedings under the LCIA Rules

  • Representing a Russian businessman in a dispute arising out of a guarantee in arbitration proceedings under the LCIA Rules


  • LLB, University College London, 2022

  • MA, New Economic School, 2019

  • LLB, National Research University – Higher School of Economics, 2016


  • Russia, 2016

International Experience
Igor Kharitonov