Junior Associate
Ilya Frolov

Ilya Frolov is a Junior Associate with RGD’s Dispute Resolution practice. Ilya advises clients on international commercial arbitration and domestic litigation. Ilya has experience in arbitrations under the rules of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) and the Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA).




Prior to joining RGD, Ilya worked at the Moscow office of the international law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.




Primary Practice Focus: International Commercial Arbitration, Domestic litigation, Restructuring & Insolvency


Industries and sectors: Energy & Natural Resources, Industry & Transportation, Fintech & Financial Institutions


Languages: English, French, Russian


Landmark engagement experience


International commercial arbitration

  • Representing a Russian natural gas producer in an arbitration under the SIAC Rules arising out of the termination of a supply contract

  • Representing a Russian company in an arbitration under the LCIA Rules arising out of a breach of a shareholders' agreement

  • Representing an Asian construction company in an arbitration under the ICC Rules related to the construction of an iron ore processing plant

  • Representing a Russian businessman in an arbitration under the LCIA Rules arising out of a guarantee agreement


  • Representing a shareholder of one of Europe's largest chemical companies in a dispute over the challenge of its privatisation procedure

  • Representing a foreign company in a dispute over the challenge of auctions in enforcement proceedings relating to one of the largest corporate conflicts in the history of modern Russia

  • Representing the interests of the beneficial owner of a Russian company in a dispute over the challenge of the transactions of its subsidiaries




  • LLB, National Research University – Higher School of Economics, 2022




  • Russia, 2022

International Experience
Ilya Frolov
Junior Associate