KIAP lawyers defended the Client’s interests in construction dispute in ICC


KIAP lawyers defended the Client’s interests in construction dispute in ICC

In the course of consideration of the dispute related to construction of VTB Arena KIAP lawyers managed to prove that the Principal doesn’t have any unfulfilled obligations to its contractor.

The circumstances of this complicated case were investigated from the actual point of view by three arbitrators from Russia and Sweden. Stockholm was chosen as the place of the arbitration. The language of the arbitration was English.

As a result of the actions taken by KIAP lawyers the claim was rejected and the plaintiff was also forced to compensate all arbitration expenses in full with accrual of interest for late reimbursement of these expenses.

Client’s interests in this project were represented by Anna Grishchenkova and Irina Suspitcyna with assistance of Evgeny Vasin, Alexey Gurin and Natalia Kisliakova.

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International Commercial Arbitration

KIAP International Commercial Arbitration practice was formed in a separate division in 2014. According to results of Best Lawyers 2020 KIAP was recognized as the law firm of the year in the field of litigation. The practice is recommended by Russian ranking Pravo.Ru-300, Kommersant ranking, Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". The practice is headed by Anna Grishchenkova, partner, recommended by the international legal rankings Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 EMEA, Best Lawyers and Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". Anna was granted the status of Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). In 2018 she was appointed a Co-Chair of the Young Litigation Lawyers Forum of IBA, and during 2016-2018 was a regional representative of Russia in the IBA Litigation Committee. Anna is also a Regional Ambassador at HK45 - Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s committee (HKIAC). Included into list of arbitrators in Austria (VIAC), Kuala Lumpur (AIAC), Hong Kong (HKIAC), Russia (RAA), the Board Member of the Arbitration Center. Author of the book “Psychology and persuasion skills in the course of judicial proceedings”. The practice represents clients’ interests in international commercial arbitration in Russia and abroad, as well as before Russian courts in matters involving recognition and enforcement of international commercial arbitration awards, provides consultations on arbitration agreements, its validity and enforceability, on facilitation of out-of-court settlements and on strategies for international commercial arbitration.

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