Sergei Sushkov

Sergei Sushkov is an associate at RGD’s Dispute Resolution practice. Sergei focuses on international commercial arbitration as well as investment treaty arbitration.



Prior to joining the RGD team, Sergei worked at the Moscow office of a major Russian law firm as well as at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). He was responsible for comprehensive support of large-scale interstate and commercial disputes. Sergei has also authored several publications on international law.


Primary Practice Focus: Dispute resolution

Languages: Russian, English

Landmark engagement experience

  • Representing the Russian Federation in interstate disputes before the International Court of Justice, European Court of Human Rights and arbitration created under the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea

  • Representing a large Russian fishing holding in arbitration under the Rules of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA)

  • Advising a Russian creditor on legal risks associated with foreclosure of property located in territories with uncertain legal status

  • Legal support for the protection of victims of armed conflicts and monitoring compliance with international humanitarian law


  • LLM (with honours), National Research University Higher School of Economics, Law of International Trade, Finance and Economic Integrations, 2022

  • LLB (with honours), Kutafin Moscow State Law University, 2020

  • Diploma of a Translator in professional communications (English) (with honours), Kutafin Moscow State Law University, 2020


  • Russia, 2020

International Experience
Sergei Sushkov