Natalia Kisliakova

Senior Associate
  • 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
  • A unique team of highly professional lawyers and attorneys
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • Highly skilled, reliable, friendly and always available to react to clients’ queries – the team provides excellent advice and achieves great results
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • The team works very well even under tight deadlines. It is exceptionally hardworking and very commercial in its approach
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • The team is efficient in international arbitral proceedings, also due to experience of Anna Grishchenkova as arbitrator
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • Natalia Kisliakova is another key name in the team having strong academic background which helps her to structure the argumentation in a very convincing manner
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • This firm stands above the rest as it sees solutions where other lawyers see problems
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • High level of service, excellent client focus, unmatched in terms of industry knowledge
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • A rare mix of high professionalism, intellect and modesty - this can be said about every lawyer at KIAP
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • The lawyers keep clients up to date on key changes to the law and are on top of risks associated with our business
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • It is impressive how quickly KIAP manages to get into an issue and turn things around for the client
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • The lawyers keep clients up to date on key changes to the law and are on top of risks associated with our business
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • KIAP is one of the most reliable and transparent firms on the market, which also has valuable professional experience
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • They are not afraid of unknown issues and keep up with progress in the industry
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • When you engage KIAP for any matter, you can be sure that the legal opinion, agreement or court documents will be on a par with the standards of a top international law firm for a fair price
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • KIAP is one of the most reputable Russian law firms on the market
    Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • They're very strategic in their planning, they're very clear and open with the client
    Chambers Europe 2020
  • When we need immediate support, it’s good to know that our counsel is always available
    Chambers Europe 2020
  • They don’t miss a single email and always return every call
    Chambers Europe 2020
  • Litigation practice represents clients from a variety of industries, including retail, manufacturing and financial services
    Chambers Europe 2020
  • Leading mid-market contentious practice, representing both international clients and notable local names
    Chambers Europe 2020
  • They are flexible and everything they provide is highly detailed. We appreciate the commercial approach and personalised attention of KIAP lawyers
    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
    Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • 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
    Chambers Europe 2018
  • A top choice for mid-market cases, representing both international clients and notable local names
    Chambers Europe 2018
Senior Associate of our International commercial arbitration practice (ICA). Personally ranked lawyer in the Legal 500 EMEA 2020 (Rising Star in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and mediation) and Best Lawyers 2021 (Arbitration and Mediation, Civil Rights Law, Litigation, Trade Law) international ratings. Also in 2019 Natalia was recognized as the Best young arbitration lawyer according to RAA40. Specializes in litigation and international private law. Natalia has an experience of representing clients interests in complex cross-border disputes in international courts and arbitration institutions (ICC, LCIA, VIAC, SCC, HKIAC, ECHR etc.), also in Russian and foreign state courts. Natalia has a considerable experience in defending interests of principals from various fields of business and industry. More

Education:

  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), post-graduate student (2012 – till present time)
  • Humboldt University, semester abroad (2012)
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), International Private and Civil law Department, Master’s degree (diploma with honours) (2010-2012)
  • Free University of Berlin, International Relations, International Law and Political Science Additional Program (2009-2010)
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University), International Law School (diploma with honours) (2006-2010) 

Projects:

  • Representing Russian bank in multiparty HKIAC arbitration against a Chinese beneficiary.
  • Participation in representing of interests of the Russian Federation in multiple public law disputes in ICJ and ECHR.
  • Advising German company regarding potential dispute in VIAC against Russian state-controlled company.
  • Advising agricultural holding in a corporate dispute in state court of Vienna.
  • Representing Russian information agency in ICAC arbitration under Rules of arbitration for sports disputes.
  • Representing French consortium in ICC arbitration against a Finnish utility company in relation to the construction of a nuclear power plant.
  • Advising Russian bank in Cyprus litigation against JV participants.
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ВС решит, арбитрабельны ли споры между подрядчиками по госконтрактам
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