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.


Litigation is KIAP's core practice. The practice is represented in Band 1 of Chambers Europe international rating for a third successive year. 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 recommended by all international directories: Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 EMEA, as well as by Russian Pravo 300, Pravo-300’s "Sympathy rating" and Kommersant. 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 of the Russian Federation in the IBA Litigation Committee for the second time, in 2019 she was appointed Deputy Chairman of the ICC Russia Commission on Arbitration. Anna is also a Regional Ambassador at HK45 - Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s committee (HKIAC). She is included into panel of arbitrators in Hong Kong (HKIAC) and into list of arbitrators in Austria (VIAC), Kuala Lumpur (AIAC), Korea (KCAB INTERNATIONAL) and Russia (the Board Member of the Russian Arbitration Center). Among the practice's clients are major Russian and international companies from various sectors of the economy.

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