Anastasiya Ryabova

Anastasiya Ryabova


Associate practicing international commercial arbitration. Represents clients at international commercial arbitration and litigation.

Speaks English, Spanish and French.

Primary field of expertise – international commercial arbitration, international civil litigation, international private law, and international commercial law.



Member of Russian Women in Arbitration (RWA) association and RWA mentoring initiative, ICC Russia Arbitration Committee member. 

Participated in the 28th International Commercial Arbitration Moot-court named after Willem C. Vis and 18th Willem C. Vis East Moot-court, and a number of Russian moot courts (Arbitration Association, RAA, Russian Arbitration Centre, RAC). Has profound experience as a coach of named moot-courts. Arbitrated Moscow Willem C. Vis Premoot in 2023.

Authored numerous academic papers and publications on public international law – the “Responsibility to Protect” concept – and international commercial arbitration – Articles 248.1 and 248.2 of the Russian Arbitrazh (Commercial) Code, third-party funding in international commercial arbitration, arbitrability of corporate disputes. 

Graduated cum laude the Master’s degree in “International Private Law and International Dispute Resolution” at the Moscow State Institute of Foreign Affairs (MGIMO) of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Honored among the best graduates.


  • Successful representation of the US and Swiss oil trading companies in a dispute with the largest Russian petrochemical companies and foreign terminals. In 2022, the Clients failed to perform the obligations to purchase the goods from the Russian suppliers, as well as the ‘take-or-pay’ obligations before foreign terminals due to sectoral sanctions and their consequences. KIAP lawyers secured settlement of all the disputes to avoid arbitrations under the rules of the ICC, SCC, ICAC at the RF CCI.
  • Preparation of legal memoranda analyzing Arts. 248.1 and 248.2 of the APC RF (Lugovoy Law), inter alia, for a leading international law firm in the field of international arbitration. The Client sought a memorandum as a part of international arbitrations with state-owned Russian gas giants.
  • Successful representation of the largest private oil-trading company from Switzerland in a dispute against a Russian petrochemical company. The dispute arose out of the Russian company’s claims to compensate costs for elimination of commercial defects of the car tanks. In course of arbitration under the auspices of the ICAC at the CCI RF, arbitrators were convinced that the claimant had failed to prove the damages it alleged to have incurred since 2017.
  • Preparation of an opinion on foreign notification under the 1965 Hague Convention through the main and alternative routes for a law firm from the British Overseas Territories.