Investment Treaty Arbitration

Our team members have extensive experience in representing clients in major investment treaty arbitrations.

Members of our team have represented, among others, clients in the following arbitration proceedings:

  • Representing a prominent Russian businessman in BIT arbitration proceedings against a Baltic country, to protect his investments in the financial sector.
  • Representing the Russian Federation in a US$1 billion tax dispute arising out of a production sharing agreement.
  • Representing Saint-Petersburg in a dispute on termination of a concession agreement and recovery of losses amounting to RUR 500 million.
  • Representing the Fund for Protection of Investors’ Rights in Foreign States in ad hoc arbitration against Lithuania under UNCITRAL rules.
  • Representing a Russian investor in a US$500 million dispute related to metallurgical asset expropriation in the territory of an Eastern European state.
  • Advising one of the largest Russian mobile network operators on the matters of investment arbitration against a Central Asian state.
  • Advising a US investor and preparing a pre-arbitration claim in a dispute related to aviation asset expropriation in the territory of a member state of the CIS.
  • Advising a Russian investor in a dispute related to petrochemical assets expropriation in the territory of a member state of the CIS.


Dmitry Dyakin

Landline +7 495 139 6508

Dmitry Kaysin

Landline +7 495 139 6538

Vladimir Pestrikov

Landline +7 495 139 6528

How to find us:

Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners LLC
Entrance B, 5th Floor,
2, Tsvetnoy Boulevard,
Moscow, 127051,


Landline: +7 495 139 6500
Fax: +7 495 139 6501