Irina Kizko

Irina Kizko is an associate at RGD's Dispute Resolution practice.


Prior to joining RGD, Irina worked at the Moscow office of a large German bank, as well as was an intern at the international law firm Advant Beiten (Beiten Burkhardt).


Primary Practice Focus: Dispute Resolution

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

Languages: Russian, English, German

Landmark engagement experience

  • Representing a private client in a high-profile criminal investigations in an EU member state, in the course of which unprecedented in scale and media coverage investigative actions were successfully challenged and declared unlawful

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

  • Representing a major construction and engineering company in a dispute related to compensation for environmental damage due to disposal of a vessel in the Caspian Sea

  • Representing a private client in the mutual agreement procedure under a Double Taxation Treaty between the Russian Federation and an EU member state in connection with tax claims totaling more than half a billion euros

  • Representing an English company in the ad hoc arbitration


  • LLM (with honours), Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO), 2022

  • LLB (with honours), Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO), 2020


  • Russia, 2020

International Experience
Irina Kizko