Sergey Ilin

Junior Associate
  • 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
  • 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

Sergey is Junior associate of Litigation and Bankruptcy practices of KIAP, specializes in complex litigation, both in state courts and in international arbitration, including proceedings in areas of trade, real estate and construction; represents Russian and international clients’ interests in other commercial and corporate disputes. Sergey has in-depth expertise in subsidiary liability and liability of the controlling person spheres, as well as manages solitary disputes within the framework of bankruptcy proceedings. Sergey is experienced with financial and securities markets and blockchain technologies projects.


  • National Research University «Higher School of Economics» LL.B. (Law), diploma with honours (2014 - 2018)

  • Lomonosov Moscow State University LL.M. (Law) (2018 – till present time)



  • Representing the interests of the one of the largest petrochemical company in Europe in the case on nullity of the pledging transactions, according to which rights under the loan agreements amounting to 3 billion rubles were transmitted to the bank.
  • Representing the interests of the qualified central counterparty in the case on challenging of the transactions amounting to 2 billion rubles concluded at stock market and related to the bankruptcy of the longest standing investment company on the Russian market.
  • Representing the interests of the largest warehouse and office complex in Moscow in the case on protecting from unfounded acceleration of the credit facility totaling over 4 billion rubles.
  • Representing the interests of the leading international provider of supply chain solutions in the case on freight of the drilling installation and workers’ settlement, likewise in the case on unjustified enrichment and causing reputational damage.

International Commercial Arbitration

  • Representing the interests of the Italian construction company in the case of penalty and damages recovery linked with the luxury property construction in Moscow.


  • Representing the interests of the one of the largest Russian aviation holding company in cases on bringing controlling persons to subsidiary liability within the framework of bankruptcy proceedings of the Russian tour operator amounting to 500 million rubles.
  • Representing the interests of the owners of warehousing property located at Moscow region in the case on nullity of the property selling contracts within the framework of bankruptcy proceedings of the Russian major bank amounting to 100 million rubles.

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