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Ivanyan and Partners
119017 MOSCOW
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For nearly 20 years, Baiju has focused exclusively on international arbitration matters. He has served as counsel and arbitrator (sole, wing, and chair) in international arbitrations involving ICSID, ICC, LCIA, ICDR, SIAC, HKIAC, UNCITRAL Rules, bilateral investment treaties (BITs), the Energy Charter Treaty, NAFTA, DR-CAFTA, and public international law. He has also advised states on the negotiation and drafting of investment treaties, and investors on the (re)structuring of their investments for maximum treaty protection consonant with tax and corporate governance strategies.

Baiju is a Senior Fellow of SOAS, University of London, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and sits on the panel of several arbitral institutions, including ICSID.


Prior to joining Ivanyan and Partners, Baiju was a partner with Jones Day in London and Washington DC and served as Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University, USA.




  • Member of the District of Columbia Bar
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators


2003: Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, USA
1999: Bar Vocational Course (BVC) at Inns of Court School of Law, London, UK
1998: Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) from University of Oxford – St. Peter’s College, UK
1997: Master of Laws (LLM) from London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
1996: Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with First Class Honors from University of London – King’s College, UK