Background

Before joining RGP, Marat was a paralegal at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Expertise

Languages: English, Russian, French, German

Marat Abzalov
Associate
Landline   +7 495 139 6500

International experience

10 jurisdictions

Landmark engagement experience

ARBITRATION

  • Advising a major Russian state-owned company in an arbitration dispute in the ICAC that arose out of a large infrastructure project
  • Advising a major Russian state-owned electric power company in an investment arbitration dispute in the ICSID and another arbitration dispute that arose out of a large construction project

Litigation and Investigations

  • Advising a German company in the course of proceedings in a Russian state court in connection with a dispute that arose out of a suretyship agreement
  • Advising an Austrian equipment manufacturer in a multijurisdictional commercial dispute for recovery of damages caused by fraud in Austrian, German, Liechtenstein, Cypriot and US courts
  • Advising a Turkish construction company in the course of proceedings in a Russian state court in connection with a dispute that arose out of a power plant construction project
  • Advising a Russian group of companies in a large multijurisdictional corporate dispute. The matter is heard by the BVI court and governed by English and Russian law
  • Advising a large Russian investment company on recovery of indebtedness under several types of bonds in a multijurisdictional dispute in Russian, Cypriot, Dutch and English courts
  • Advising a British-Russian mining joint venture in a multijurisdictional corporate dispute in Russian and English courts
  • Advising a large investment company in the course of an investigation conducted by the SEC
  • Advising a leading international pharmaceutical company in an internal investigation due to alleged bribery practices

Education

  • LLM (with honours), Russian School of Private Law, 2019
  • LLB (with honours), Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO), 2017

Qualification

  • Russia, 2017