Chambers Global 2021 has recognised KK&P as one of the top three Russian law firms in Dispute Resolution: Domestic and International & Cross-Border Disputes

KK&P’s position in Chambers Global 2021’s Dispute Resolution: Domestic category has been upgraded to Band 2, and is, therefore, now among the top three Russian firms in the category globally. The ranking indicates that the firm is a “prominent disputes boutique regularly representing domestic and international financial institutions as well as corporate clients in domestic […]...
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Commercial Court of Moscow rules in favour of enforceability of arbitration agreement providing for resolution of dispute by “Swiss International Arbitration Court”

  Maxim Kulkov (Managing Partner) and Sergey Lysov (Senior Associate), KK&P   Claimant, spice manufacturer VAN HEES GmbH, filed a claim in the Commercial Court of Moscow against Russian LLC “Stolitsa Vurst” (respondent) under a supply contract. The contract provided for resolution of disputes by “the Swiss International Arbitration Court in accordance with Swiss law”. […]...
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On 17 February, Maxim Kulkov will take part in the roundtable event on the most interesting and significant arbitration cases of 2020

KK&P Managing Partner Maxim Kulkov will speak at the joint ICC UK and ICC Russia event – “Leading Arbitration Cases 2020: Different Perspectives” – in the frame of discussion the difference and commonality of Russian and Englishcourts on the recent hottest issues in international arbitration. The first session’s discussion will revolve around the high-profile case […]...
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Maxim Kulkov and Dmitry Vlasov are co-authors of the chapter on Russia in the second edition of the guide Enforcement of Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards

Maxim Kulkov, KK&P Trial Lawyers Managing Partner, and Dmitry Vlasov, senior associate, co-authored the chapter on enforcement of investment treaty arbitration awards in Russia, together with Noah Rubins QC of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP.  The book was published by Globe Law and Business Ltd in January 2021. Section 3 (together with the table of contents […]...
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Russian Constitutional Court rules on provisional application of international treaties

  Maxim Kulkov (Managing Partner) and Sergey Lysov (Senior Associate), KK&P   In a Russian Constitutional Court Ruling of 24 December 2020 “On the clarification of the Resolution of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation of March 27, 2012 No. 8-P regarding the review of the constitutionality of paragraph 1 of Article 23 of the […]...
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Sergey Lysov and Olga Kokoz have been recognised among Russia’s best young professionals in the field of arbitration practising in 2020

KK&P senior associates Sergey Lysov and Olga Kokoz were finalists in the Top 10 Young Arbitration Practitioners – a traditional RAA40 vote that identifies the best young professionals in the field of arbitration. Voting was held at the end of December 2020 among lawyers involved in international arbitration (both practising and studying it). In 2020, […]...
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Saint-Petersburg Commercial Court denies recognition of LCIA arbitral award due to tribunal’s refusal to correct arithmetical mistake

  Maxim Kulkov (Managing partner) and Veronika Bulatova (Paralegal), KK&P   The Commercial Court of Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad Region has denied recognition of an LCIA award because of the tribunal’s refusal to correct an admitted error of computation. The claimant, Cypriot company Caledor Consulting Ltd, sought to enforce an LCIA award against a group of […]...
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Commercial Court of Astrakhan Region enforces award rendered by Russian seated SCC tribunal

Maxim Kulkov (Managing Partner), Anna Chepurnaya (Paralegal), KK&P   In Case No. А06-2352/2020, the Commercial Court of the Astrakhan Region has ruled in favour of enforcing an arbitral award rendered by a Russian seated arbitral tribunal acting under the arbitration rules of a foreign institution that does not have the status of a permanent arbitration […]...
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On 10 December Maxim Kulkov will present the topic of Application by Russian Courts of the Recent Novelties Protecting Sanctioned Companies at the VII Annual RAA Conference

Maxim Kulkov, managing partner of KK&P Trial Lawyers, will consider the recent novelties included in Russian Arbitration Procedure Code and their effect on Russian sanctioned companies. The following participants will discuss the challenges, trends and development perspectives for the practice of arbitration in Russia: Timur Aitkulov (partner, Clifford Chance), Pavel Boulatov (counsel, White & Case), […]...
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Pravo.ru–300 2020 ranking: KK&P ranked first in all its practice areas

In 2020, KK&P took the leading positions in all the relevant categories of the Pravo.ru–300 ranking: Domestic Litigation (major disputes) (Group I) Bankruptcy (including disputes) (Group I) International arbitration (Group I) International litigation (Group I)   Pravo.ru–300 is Russia’s most extensive legal market research. It evaluates law firms’ project experience, and customer feedback on the […]...
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