Ilya Dedkovskiy

Attorney at law
Senior Associate
  • KIAP is a standout team of breakthrough litigators

    Legal 500 EMEA 2014
  • The team always works hard to find the best solution for our business

    Chambers Europe 2014
  • The team has excellent expertise and is aware of the subtleties of the arbitration process

    Chambers Europe 2014
  • Close co-operation with a number of international firms on cross-border mandates

    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
  • The team demonstrated a very commercial approach: hands-on partners that helped clients to achieve their goals

    Chambers Europe 2016
  • Practical experience in dealing with insolvency matters. The lawyers represented the creditors very well

    Chambers Europe 2016
  • A top choice for mid-market cases, representing both international clients and notable local names

    Chambers Europe 2018
  • KIAP areas of expertise include financial liability and insurance disputes as well as debt recovery claims. Acts on contractual disputes and assists with local enforcement proceedings

    Chambers Europe 2018
  • Represents clients from a variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail and pharmaceuticals

    Chambers Europe 2018
  • The team has a very practical and can-do attitude

    Chambers Europe 2018
  • KIAP Bankruptcy practice is well regarded for its disputes capacity, including bankruptcy litigation. Acts for creditors and borrowers. Represents international clients in Russian bankruptcy proceedings and also assists local companies

    Chambers Europe 2018
  • The team understands the practice of applying the bankruptcy law, and its lawyers are able to offer the best and most effective business solution to the problem

    Chambers Europe 2018
  • KIAP team provides comprehensive legal advice that combines a strong breadth of resources with deep knowledge of the client’s business

    Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • Outstanding litigation lawyers with an extensive experience in various legal matters

    Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • The team is praised for their ability to resolve complex cases quickly

    Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • The team has a great understanding of its clients and offers good value for money

    Legal 500 EMEA 2018

Attorney at law, one of the firm’s leading litigation lawyers since its founding in 2010. Comes highly recommended by the international legal directory Best Lawyers 2019. A Senior Associate in our litigation practice, Ilya specializes in the support of complex litigation representing the interests of companies having foreign capital, including real estate, construction and bankruptcy. Since 2015 Ilya teaches the course on practical aspects of supporting of litigation projects at the Faculty of Law of The Higher School of Economics.

Education:

  • Law department of St. Petersburg State University (2005 — 2009)
  • Russian School of Private Law (diploma with honours 2009 – 2011)

Projects:

Dispute resolution:

  • Representing of OAO OGK-2 (Russia's No 1 provider of cogeneration, Gazprom's energy asset) in litigation with the E4 company owned by Mr Abyzov, Russian cabinet minister, to recover an advance of 3.5 bln rbl (about 100 mln US dollars in 2014). Dispute over the termination of contract to supply a powerplant acquired for the Serov State District Power Station construction project. OGK-2's claim was granted: the supply contract was terminated and the advance refunded. 
  • Representation of a large office and warehouse complex in Moscow in a dispute that dealt with the recovery of damages caused by a fire accident at the warehouse complex. Although two experts’ opinions stated the client was at fault, the court denied the claim.  
  • Representation of a large electronics manufacturer in a dispute with a Russian bank to recover bank guaranteed debt. The client’s claim was satisfied by court in full.
  • Comprehensive legal support of METRO Cash & Carry in a series of disputes with suppliers of goods amounting to one-half billion rubles. The vast majority of litigation actions were completed by counterclaims or by signing settlement agreements approved by the client. KIAP’s legal team was so successful in these cases that precedence in this area of practice in the Moscow Region now follows the results we have achieved.
  • Representation of a major retailer's companies in a dispute with the owner of a new shopping centre over coercion into a long-term lease contract. That secured the retailer's investment in the development, finishing and opening of shopping spaces for 4 brands, totalling 300+ mln roubles.
  • Comprehensive legal support of Schindler in a series of successful disputes over contractual obligations and the work performed on the supply and installation of escalators and elevators.

Bankruptcy:

  • Representing Irish Bank in assets protection project during bankruptcy proceedings in several Russian regions.
  • Advising the largest Russian company of electric energy on matters related to the structuring of relations with one of the largest Russian contractors involved in the construction of power sector facilities in connection with its bankruptcy. The amount of the debt was about 36 billion rubles. 
  • Representing one of the biggest airline companies in a bankruptcy matter of a large tour operator.
  • Representation of a global leader in molten metal flow engineering in the bankruptcy proceeding of one of the largest Russian steel manufacturers.
  • Representation of a major drilling tools manufacturer in the bankruptcy proceeding of one of the largest producers of rock cutting equipment.
  • Representing the world’s leading supplier of innovative products and systems based on stone wool in a bankruptcy matter of a warrantor.
  • Representation of the world’s leading supplier of innovative products and systems based on stone wool in a bankruptcy matter involving a Russian citizen.
  • Representation of a global marketing company operating in more than 60 countries worldwidein bankruptcy proceedings against a major distributor of the company's products in Russia, the representative of Noble House group.
  • Representation of an international mobile payments provider in the bankruptcy proceeding involving the company’s Russian partner.
  • Representation of a large chemical company as a creditor in a bankruptcy proceeding in the Central Federal District.
  • Representation of a debtor's former director in an action for vicarious liability damages of 250 mln roubles. The court of first instance and the court of appeal upheld the firm's position that the director's actions were legally valid.
  • Representation of a debtor's former director in an action for vicarious liability damages of 46 mln roubles. The court of first instance and the court of appeal upheld the firm's position that the director's actions were legally valid.

Real Estate. Land. Construction:

  • Representing one of the largest retail chains protecting its investments in a number of disputes in several regions of the Russian Federation totaling 5 billion roubles. As a result all disputes were resolved in our client’s favor.
  • Representing a regional integrated company against power supplies and related integrated companies in up to 20 disputes that dealt with discrepancies concerning the total volume of the power supplied, the gaps in statutory regulations, as well as defects inagreements between the participants of the dispute. 
  • Representing a major international retailer in litigation to protect investments in an amount of over 2 billion rubles in a Russian region. The result — the client’s investments were protected.
  • Representation of a major retail chain before the Federal Arbitrazh (Commercial) Court of the Moscow District in a dispute over recovery of rent. The KIAP's litigators succeeded in having set aside the previous court rulings that rejected Principal's claims. In a retrial, Principal's claims were upheld in full.

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