Anna Grishchenkova

Partner
LL.M.
MCiarb
  • Brilliant at speaking in court and can find proper arguments for every situation

    Chambers Global 2015
  • Recommended for handling disputes in the Russian regions

    Chambers Europe 2015
  • The litigation team is praised for its ability to advise “in a very easy manner which is what clients appreciate, an easy way to understand issues

    Chambers Europe 2015
  • Joining the firm in 2015, Anna Grishchenkova receives praise for her knowledge of both local and international disputes

    Chambers Europe 2016

Partner, LL.M in US Law. Recommended by the international legal rankings Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 EMEA and Best Lawyers. In 2016 she was elected a new regional representative of Russia in the IBA Litigation Committee and also was granted the status of Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). Anna is also a Regional Ambassador at HK45 - Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s committee (HKIAC). Anna's core specialisation: support for construction disputes, corporate disputes, disputes with public authorities, as well as in bankruptcy proceedings. Participated in 400+ legal proceedings, incl. by representing clients before Russian and international arbitration centres, acted as an expert in processes conducted in foreign jurisdictions. Included into list of arbitrators in Austria (VIAC), Kuala Lumpur (KLRCA), Hong Kong (HKIAC), Russia (RAA), the Board Member of the Arbitration Center. Speaker at major international and Russian law conferences.

Education:

  • Project “Effective representation in dispute resolution” (Germany, Humboldt Foundation) (2015-2016)
  • Internship under British-Russian program for young lawyers organized by Bar Council, London (2014) 
  • Pericles Autonomous not-for-profit organisation (ANO), LL.M in US law (2011)
  • Tula State University, law faculty (2004)
  • Internship at J.P. Morgan Asset Management (New York) under a joint programme of US State Department, the Fortune magazine and the women's organization Vital Voices (2010)
  • Courses “International Transactions” and “International Arbitration” under a joint training program of San Diego University and Sorbonne (2009) 
  • Auditor certificate in general audit (Moscow) (2007)    

Projects:

  • Representation of an energy provider in a dispute with a contractor under a gas pipeline construction contract worth 2+ bln roubles.
  • Advocacy for a major manufacturing group in the course of a hostile takeover.
  • Representation of a Russian corporate member of a Finnish industrial conglomerate in a dispute with a minority shareholder.
  • Successful representation of a subsidiary of a mid-eastern petroleum company in a dispute over the construction of oil wells (defence against a claim for damages of some $32 mln).
  • Representation of Russian Design Bureau (Bureau is designing subsea vessels and developing deep water rescue facilities against the orders of the Russian Navy) in a dispute before the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce against Italian supplier of technological equipment. 
  • Advocacy for a Russian bank in a dispute involving investment in a number of production wells.
  • Representation of a consumer electronics retailer in several claims for damages totalling 100+ mln roubles.
  • Successful representation of a Russian company in more than 15 disputes concerning a large real estate located in the center of Moscow.
  • Successful representation of a Russian Design Bureau in a 800 mln. rub. series of disputes concerning termination of the contract.  
  • Representing one of the biggest airline companies in a bankruptcy matter of a large tour operator.
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The Buzz in Russia — Interview with Anna Grishchenkova of KIAP
The Buzz in Russia — Interview with Anna Grishchenkova of KIAP
When asked what the buzz is in Russia — what lawyers are talking about at the moment — KIAP Partner Anna Grishchenkova laughs. “Of course lawyers always talk about money,” she says. Turning serious, Grishchenkova reports that, at least for her and her fellow litigators, “the t… »
Interview with Sarah Grimmer, new Secretary General of HKIAC
Interview with Sarah Grimmer, new Secretary General of HKIAC
Anna Grishchenkova, partner at KIAP attorneys at law, interviewed Sarah Grimmer, new Secretary General of HKIAC, during IBA annual conference in Washington Sarah Grimmer was appointed Secretary General of HKIAC on 1 September 2016. Sarah has more than 14 years of ex… »
In Arbitration We Trust: What Are the Lessons from the Trust v Fosint Ltd case (Russia)?
In Arbitration We Trust: What Are the Lessons from the Trust v Fosint Ltd case (Russia)?
The Russian Supreme Court recently rendered a decision declaring disputes on challenging agreements with banks in a special financial situation, called by lawyers – “troubled” banks, as non-arbitrable [Bank Trust v. Fosint Ltd., decision dated 16 August 2016 number 305-ЭС16-4051] (“Trust case”). … »
In the Seat: Dr. Manfred Heider
In the Seat: Dr. Manfred Heider
For more than 15 years, Dr. Manfred Heider has been the Secretary General of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC), one of the most reputable and popular arbitral institutions in the world. Partner of litigation and international arbitration practice of KIAP Anna Grishc… »
New Russian arbitration laws
New Russian arbitration laws
First published on Lexis®PSL Arbitration on 08/02/2016. Arbitration analysis: On 1 September 2016, laws 382-FZ and 409-FZ (the new arbitration laws) dated 29 December 2015, will enter into force and mark the culmination of years of reform in the Russian Federation. Anna V Grishchenkova, pa… »
"Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses" handbook edited by Anna Grischenkova was published after the annual IBA conference in 2014 in Tokyo
"Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses" handbook edited by Anna Grischenkova was published after the annual IBA conference in 2014 in Tokyo
In October 2014, KIAP partner Anna Grishchenkova spoke at the IBA Annual Conference at the Litigation Committee session in Tokyo. The session attracted great interest among the audience, this why its team decided to collect all the reports and materials of the experts from 50 countries and to pu… »
The Annual RAA Conference
The Annual RAA Conference
The Annual RAA conferences are becoming the largest forum on arbitration in Russia and the CIS gathering the representatives of the arbitral institutions and practitioners from all over the globe. This year the conference was very topical and focused on the contemporary challenges in arbitration r… »
Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Russia
Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Russia
RECENT TRENDS I. Introduction II. Brief Note on the Legal Grounds for Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Foreign Arbitral Awards A. Basic Grounds for Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments B. Basic Grounds for Recognition and Enfo… »
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