Natalia Kisliakova

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

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

    Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • They are flexible and everything they provide is highly detailed. We appreciate the commercial approach and personalised attention of KIAP lawyers

    Chambers Europe 2019

Natalia is the Associate of our International commercial arbitration practice (ICA). Specializes in international private and public law. She has experience of representing clients in complex cross-border disputes international courts and arbitration institutions (ICC, LCIA, VIAC, HKIAC, ICJ, PCA, ECHR) and foreign state courts (Cyprus, United Kingdom, Austria, Switzerland). In 2012 completed with honors Master Program in Private international law and commercial arbitration at MGIMO University School of Law, and continues studying for PhD and teaches sports arbitration. Natalia's arbitration and litigation experience (both in Germany and Russia) spans over a variety of sectors, including real estate, oil and gas, construction and banking, and fundamental freedoms, as well as rights to real estate property and other assets. Fluent in German and English.


  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), post-graduate student (2012 – till present time)
  • Humboldt University, semester abroad (2012)
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), International Private and Civil law Department, Master’s degree (diploma with honours) (2010-2012)
  • Free University of Berlin, International Relations, International Law and Political Science Additional Program (2009-2010)
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), International Law School (diploma with honours) (2006-2010) 


  • Representing Russian bank in multiparty HKIAC arbitration against a Chinese beneficiary.
  • Participation in representing of interests of the Russian Federation in multiple public law disputes in ICJ and ECHR.
  • Advising German company regarding potential dispute in VIAC against Russian state-controlled company.
  • Advising agricultural holding in a corporate dispute in state court of Vienna.
  • Representing Russian information agency in ICAC arbitration under Rules of arbitration for sports disputes.
  • Representing French consortium in ICC arbitration against a Finnish utility company in relation to the construction of a nuclear power plant.
  • Advising Russian bank in Cyprus litigation against JV participants.
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