Senior Associate
Vladislav Viryasov

Vladislav Viryasov is a senior associate at RGD, focusing on dispute resolution. He also has experience in advising clients on investigations and M&A.


Prior to joining RGD, Vladislav undertook internship programmes of the Moscow office of Akin, Gump, Strauss Hauer & Feld in 2016 and 2018.

He is also a quarterfinalist, as part of MGIMO University team, in the international round of the 2018 Philip C Jessup International Law Competition in Washington, DC.


Primary Practice Focus
: International Litigation, Investigations

Secondary Practice Focus: Domestic Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions

Industry Sectors: Energy & Natural Resources, Industry & Transportation

Languages: Russian, English, French

Landmark engagement experience

  • Representing Russia's largest private business group in a US$1 billion litigation case of exceptional factual and legal complexity in several jurisdictions. It concerns the ownership of Russia’s largest private heating and electricity generation company. The matter is heard in the BVI court and governed by English and Russian law

  • Representing of Russia’s largest private heating and electricity generation company in Russian court proceedings to hold the former Russian minister M.A. Abyzov subsidiarily liable for the debts of a major engineering company in parallel with acting in several successful ancillary proceedings in a number of jurisdictions

  • Advising a major private generating company in relation to investigations and legal proceedings in Cyprus and Singapore to retrieve evidence relevant to Russia-based proceedings, including the proceedings to issue a Norwich Pharmacal Order in respect of dozens of respondents

  • Defending a prominent Russian businessman and a group of related foreign companies in two disputes regarding the imposition of anti-suit injunction orders to cease ongoing litigations in a number of jurisdictions and to restrict new claims globally before the state courts of Caribbean of all levels resulting in a final dismissal of both applications for anti-suit injunctions by the Privy Council

  • Advising a group of companies in relation to a major multijurisdictional dispute arising from insolvency of a foreign company within the group

  • Representing a major industrial group in court proceedings in Cyprus

  • Advising a company in relation to its withdrawal from several joint venture projects governed by foreign law

  • Due diligence of a Russian company operating in the food industry


  • LLM (with honours), National Research University – Higher School of Economics, 2020

  • LLB (with honours), Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), 2018


  • Advocate, 2022

  • Russia, 2018

Recognitions & Awards

  • Pravo-300 - ranked among recommended lawyers in Sanctions

"Pravo-300" Ranking
International Experience
Vladislav Viryasov
Senior Associate