KIAP, Attorneys at law, has successfully defended one of the world’s leading manufacturer of electronics


KIAP, Attorneys at law, has successfully defended one of the world’s leading manufacturer of electronics

KIAP, Attorneys at law, has represented one of the largest global electronics manufacturer in a dispute against a Russian bank. The case concerned a recovery of a debt owed by the bank to the Client by under a bank guarantee. 

The case was of a particular complexity due to multistage procedure of document flow between the Client and its customers. Besides, the bank has disputed the very existence of legal relationships between the Client and its customer, arguing that the supplies have been sham and fraudulent. 

As a result of a successful representation of the Client in the courts of the first, appeal and cassation instances all counter-arguments of the bank have been outweighed. The Client’s claim has been satisfied in full. 

The Client has been represented by Senior Associate, Attorney at law Ilya Dedkovskiy, Associate, Attorney at law Dmitry Kalinichenko and Managing partner Andrey Korelskiy.

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Litigation is KIAP's core practice. According to results of Best Lawyers 2020 KIAP was recognized as the law firm of the year in the field of litigation. Litigation practice is also recommended by Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 EMEA, as well as by Russian Pravo.Ru 300, Kommersant ranking and Pravo-300 "Sympathy rating". Andrey Korelskiy and Anna Grishchenkova are ranked top of the field. Andrey Korelskiy, the practice head, in 2018 became Deputy Chairman of the Russian Arbitration Association (RAA) and was included into the unified recommended list of arbitrators and the corporate dispute panel of the Arbitration center at the RSPP. In 2020 Anna Grishchenkova was appointed as Regional Representative Russian Federation of the IBA Litigation Committee for the second time, and during 2018-2020 she was a Co-Chair of the Young Litigation Lawyers Forum of IBA. Has the status of Member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and is also a Regional Ambassador at HK45 - Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s committee (HKIAC). She is included into list of arbitrators in Austria (VIAC), Kuala Lumpur (KLRCA), Hong Kong (HKIAC), Russia (the Board Member of the Russian Arbitration Center). Best Lawyers 2013 named Konstantin Astafiev the Litigator of the Year in Russia. Among the practice's clients are major Russian and international companies from various sectors of the economy.

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