Georgy Karaoglanov

Attorney at law
  • The team is very focused on the needs of the client and treats every client as if they are the most important one
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
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  • The lawyers keep clients up to date on key changes to the law and are on top of risks associated with our business
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    Chambers Europe 2020
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  • Litigation practice represents clients from a variety of industries, including retail, manufacturing and financial services
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  • Leading mid-market contentious practice, representing both international clients and notable local names
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    Chambers Europe 2019
  • The team is praised for their ability to resolve complex cases quickly
    Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • KIAP team provides comprehensive legal advice that combines a strong breadth of resources with deep knowledge of the client’s business
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  • The team has a very practical and can-do attitude
    Chambers Europe 2018
  • Represents clients from a variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail and pharmaceuticals
    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
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  • A top choice for mid-market cases, representing both international clients and notable local names
    Chambers Europe 2018
Attorney at law, participates in projects in related areas such as litigation and criminal law in addition to litigation in the field of sports law. Personally ranked lawyer in Best Lawyers 2020 international rating. Georgy provides legal assistance to most of KIAP’s clients. Apart from consulting services, Georgy represents the interests of companies in disputes with top-managers, as well as in arbitrazh trials with unfair contractors. During 7 years at KIAP Georgy gained huge experience in conducting of trials concerning bonus programs and reinstatement in a job. Fluently speaks English.

Education:

  • National Research University Higher School of Economics, Faculty of Law, Department of Private International Law (2007 — 2012)

Projects:


Employment law:

  • Successful representation of an international distributor in a dispute with a senior manager concerning job reinstatement and collection of an unpaid bonus in amount of more than 1 million rubles involving at several court levels of general jurisdiction.
  • Successful settlement of labor disputes involving a major clothes manufacturer and its employees, who had been dismissed due to the employer’s decision and under redundancy procedures. In addition, further representation of the client in court concerning allegations of using leverage over an employee resulting in dismissal.
  • Representation of two foreign hockey players who appeared for a Junior Hockey League club in a claim for the recovery of wages and severance pay. That was the Firm's first case to be heard by the Disciplinary Committee of the Kontinental Hockey League.
  • Assistance during examinations initiated by the State Labor Inspection for companies including Hansa and Global Jet.
  • Assistance for Russian companies in relations with trade unions during examinations initiated by trade unions.
  • Consulting on employment and labor law issues for Quantel, HBI, Cambridge University Press and other major international clients of KIAP, which operate in Russia, including drafting of employment contracts, and assistance in hiring of highly qualified specialists.
  • Drafting of legal opinions for Panalpina Group, Yokogawa, and Metro Cash & Carry on various employment matters, including those on available grounds and procedure for disciplinary and criminal action against employees under the Russian legislation, in relations between employer and employees who have children under 3 years old and consulting on the issue  of establishment of different working hours for employees.
  • Advising on complex procedures relating to dismissals of employees and senior managers of international and Russian companies, including Quantel andGlobal Jet.
Litigation:

  • Representing Capital Insurance Company (part of ROSGOSSTRAH) in insurance dispute worth 32 mln US Dollars. The dispute arose in connection with the refusal by thirty foreign reinsurers, some of them members of Lloyd's, to pay out a reinsurance claim from the Russian insurance company Capital Insurance for the loss of the aircraft, the total amount of which originally was over 32 mln US dollars. 8th Arbitrazh Court of Appeal upheld a decision of the Arbitrazh Court of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra, which fully granted the claim lodged by KIAP's Client, the Capital Insurance Russian insurance company, for the recovery of reinsurance proceeds for the loss of aircraft.
  • Successful representation of the largest international provider in the mobile payments industry in a dispute with a Russian contractor in three instances of Arbitrazh courts.   
  • Successful representation of a major international logistics company in the Arbitrazh court of Moscow in a dispute with an unfair contractor about collection of a debt under alogistics agreement. 
  • Representation of the interests of an international logistics company in the Arbitrazh court in a dispute with a contractor. As the result, the contractor paid the outstanding debt.
  • Representation of “Utair” Airlines in the courts where “Utair” challenged the actions of the bailiffs and in bankruptcy procedures of contractors.
  • Successful representation of an individual entrepreneur in the agricultural sector in a dispute with an insurance company “Sogaz-Strakhovanie” about collection of insurance benefits after the renewal of the trial proceedings resulting from a petition for review because of new facts in the case were filed.
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