Our lawyers have extensive experience in representing clients in Russian courts.
Members of our team have represented, among others, clients in the following domestic litigations*.
Representing a large construction-engineering enterprise in an environmental dispute, including before the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, as a consequence of ship dumping in the Caspian Sea
Representing a joint venture of the leading Russian airport operators in the litigation to challenge the resolution of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia regarding the results of a tender for reconstruction and management of Blagoveshchensk international airport
Representing a town-forming industrial enterprise in a dispute arising out of a commission agency contract, complicated by the laws of three foreign jurisdictions and applicable sanctions
Representing a manufacturer of equipment for thermal power plants in a dispute arising out of a supply contract
Advising an investor on litigation risks associated with acquisition of large land plots in Moscow for residential property development
Advising an industrial holding company on litigation risks associated with the acquisition of a timber and chemical plant in Russia and abroad
Representing a UK-headquartered multinational oil and gas company in a number of disputes in Siberia totalling approximately US$500 million against a minority shareholder with respect to control over a major Russian oil company.
Representing a major German bank in a number of disputes in Russia (Rostov, Stavropol and Krasnodar) against one of the largest agricultural companies in the CIS and its subsidiaries following a US$300 million default under English law-governed facility agreements.
Representing an international oil company in Russian courts in connection with a major corporate dispute.
Representing a shareholder of a major Russian private energy supply company and legal entities controlled by this shareholder before Russian courts in Moscow, Novgorod, Omsk, Orel, Novosibirsk and Tomsk in a number of disputes with other shareholders over control of the company with an annual turnover of approximately US$8 billion.
Advising Sakhalin-1 consortium members (Exxon Neftegaz Limited, Sodeco and ONGC Videsh) in the Arbitrazh court of the Sakhalin region in a dispute with Rosneft regarding subsoil use in Sakhalin.
Representing a foreign state in courts of general jurisdiction in a dispute arising out of a real estate purchase and sale agreement complicated by jurisdictional immunity of the foreign state.
Representing a Lithuanian leasing company in connection with enforcement of an international arbitral award against an air carrier domiciled in a CIS member state.
Representing a large petrochemical holding company in a dispute with a constituent entity of the Russian Federation and a municipal entity on termination of regional environmental project co-funding transactions.
Representing a large German company with a branch in Russia in enforcement proceedings initiated upon application of a Romanian company after a Russian state arbitrazh court issued a ruling on recognition and enforcement in Russia of a decision of a Romanian state court.
*This includes experience of our team members prior to joining RGD.