Anna Grishchenkova spoke at the “Russian Law Week 2018” in London

15 November 2018

Anna Grishchenkova spoke at the “Russian Law Week 2018” in London

“Russian Law Week 2018” took place from 12 to 14 November 2018 in London. The event was organized by The Bar Council with support of the Anglo-Russian Law Association, the Russian Federal Chamber of Lawyers, the Moscow Chamber of Advocates and other partners. The topic of this year’s conference was “Legal Dialogue without borders”.

The main purpose of the event is to strengthen business relationships between two countries. Among  the main topics for discussion were latest legal developments in FinTech, update on arbitration reform in Russia, ethics in international arbitration and today’s most current one  - sanctions, anti-sanctions and their economics and legal effects.

Anna Grishchenkova, KIAP Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration Partner, acted as a speaker of the fifth session, devoted to Soft skills for the 2020s. Within the framework of panel discussion Anna has discussed with participants such important topics as Women, leadership and advancing  legal career, effective influencing skills and work life balance. “I like this conference very much and would like to thank the organizers for the invitation. Colleagues held this event for the fifth time no matter what. There are no incidental people – each one of them works in collaboration on Russian-British project and is interested in the continuation of the partnership. That’s why it is always of great pleasure to see old friends and meet new people”, - commented Anna.

Russian Law Week is held in London for the fifth time. Among the participants of this year were lawyers, practicing in Russia and Great Britain, as well as representatives of international companies.

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International Commercial Arbitration

KIAP International Commercial Arbitration practice was formed in a separate division in 2014. According to results of Best Lawyers 2020 KIAP was recognized as the law firm of the year in the field of litigation. The practice is recommended by Russian ranking Pravo.Ru-300, Kommersant ranking, Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". The practice is headed by Anna Grishchenkova, partner, recommended by the international legal rankings Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 EMEA, Best Lawyers and Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". Anna was granted the status of Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). In 2018 she was appointed a Co-Chair of the Young Litigation Lawyers Forum of IBA, and during 2016-2018 was a regional representative of Russia in the IBA Litigation Committee. Anna is also a Regional Ambassador at HK45 - Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s committee (HKIAC). Included into list of arbitrators in Austria (VIAC), Kuala Lumpur (AIAC), Hong Kong (HKIAC), Russia (RAA), the Board Member of the Arbitration Center. Author of the book “Psychology and persuasion skills in the course of judicial proceedings”. The 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.

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