Kristina Aleksa

Kristina Aleksa is an associate in our Dispute Resolution practice. She focuses on dispute resolution in Russian and foreign state courts, as well as international commercial and investment arbitration proceedings.


Prior to joining RGD, Kristina worked as a dispute resolution lawyer at a major Russian litigation law firm for 3 years. Her track record includes representing private clients and states in Russian and foreign state courts, advising clients on certain issues of Russian law arising in multi-jurisdictional litigations in the UK, the USA, etc.

Kristina was also engaged in a number of projects of the International and Comparative Law Research Center (ICLRC), where she dealt with environmental claims and climate regulations and participated as observer in the UNCITRAL Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform.


Primary Practice Focus: Dispute Resolution

Secondary Practice Focus: Domestic Litigation, International Litigation, International Commercial Arbitration, Investment Treaty Arbitration

Industry Sectors: Energy & Natural Resources, Industry & Transportation, Retail & Real Estate, Telecom & Media

Languages: English, German, Russian

Landmark engagement experience

  • Representing a foreign state in Russian state courts and bailiff office in an enforcement of a PCA investment award

  • Representing Canadian space technology company in Russian state courts and bailiff office in an enforcement of a SCC award against state-owned strategic enterprise of space industry

  • Representing general contractor in the ICC in a dispute against contractor, Finnish constructing company, arising out of construction agreement of nuclear power plant

  • Advising a client in a dispute before the High Court of England and Wales on recovery of USD 40 mln damages for the alleged rigging of an auction in the oil-company insolvency case

  • Representing a liquefied natural gas plant in a Russian court in a dispute out of an aviation fuel supply agreement

  • Advising a Russian bank in a dispute before the NY State Supreme Court on cross-border insolvency of a Russian entrepreneur and recovery of RUB 2 bln debt


  • LL.M., National Research University Higher School of Economics, 2021

  • LL.M., MIDS (Geneva, Switzerland), 2020

  • LL.B., National Research University Higher School of Economics, 2016


  • Russia, 2016

International Experience
Kristina Aleksa