KIAP strengthens international commercial arbitration and dispute resolution practice

26 February 2021
KIAP strengthens international commercial arbitration and dispute resolution practice

Maria Krasnova joined the KIAP team as a senior associate of the International Commercial Arbitration and Dispute Resolution practice.

Maria has 20 years of experience in supporting major legal disputes, including in state courts, ICAC and MAC at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. She has been a speaker of the MAC for more than 10 years. 

Her main specialization is dispute resolution, international commercial arbitration, and insurance.

Maria graduated with honors from the Military University of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and got the qualification of a legal adviser with knowledge of foreign languages ​​(English, German).

Diana Sattarova joined the team as a junior associate in the International Commercial Arbitration and Dispute Resolution practice. Diana assists in supporting disputes in state courts and Russian and foreign arbitration institutions.

The main specialization is international commercial arbitration. Diana is also interested in sports law and arbitration and has experience in projects in this area.

In 2020, Diana graduated with honors from the International Law Faculty of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Russian Federation and continues her studies in the magistracy in the field of International Private and Civil Law. Fluent in English, German, and French.


International Commercial Arbitration

KIAP's International Commercial Arbitration practice represents clients’ interests in international commercial arbitration in Russia and abroad, as well as before Russian courts in matters involving recognition and enforcement of international commercial arbitration awards, provides consultations on arbitration agreements, its validity and enforceability, on facilitation of out-of-court settlements and on strategies for international commercial arbitration. The practice is recommended by the international rating Legal 500 EMEA, Russian rankings, Kommersant and Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". The practice is led by Anna Grishchenkova, partner, LL.M., MCIArb. In 2020 Anna was appointed as Regional Representative of the Russian Federation in the IBA Litigation Committee for the second time, and during 2018-2020 she was a Co-Chair of the Young Litigation Lawyers Forum of IBA. In 2019 Anna was appointed Deputy Chairman of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration. Anna is also a Regional Ambassador at HK45 - Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s committee (HKIAC). Included into panel of arbitrators in Hong Kong (HKIAC) and into list of arbitrators in Austria (VIAC), Kuala Lumpur (AIAC), Korea (KCAB INTERNATIONAL) and Russia (the Board Member of the Russian Arbitration Center). Author of the book “Psychology and persuasion skills in dispute resolution”. Co-author and co-editor of the book "Arbitration in Asia"

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