Ilya Ischuk > KIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law) > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

KIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law)
127055 MOSCOW
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Lawyer, Ph.D, partner and co-founder of KIAP


Recommended by Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Legal 500 EMEA and Best Lawyers. Mr. Ischuk’s speciality is antitrust, customs law and energy. He is well known in the market thanks to his work in precedent setting cases, including representing the interests of such companies as METRO GROUP, Direct Group, Quelle, Schindler and others. He represented Allianz in the resonant litigation with Infrassure on the payment of an insurance claim stemming from an accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric power station (total cost of action – more than 1.1 billion rubles).


Russian, English


  • Law department of Tver State University (1997-2002)
  • Post-graduate courses of Northwestern Academy of State Service (2003-2006)

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Competition

The ‘highly professional and experienced’ competition lawyers at KIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law) are ‘reliable partners for business due to their deep knowledge of the industry’. ‘Excellent and pragmatic’ practice head Ilya Ischuk has ‘outstanding experience in protecting the interests of businesses in court’. Senior associate Julia Kirpikova is ‘great at finding alternative legal solutions’. Clients include retailer Globus and wholesale company Metro Cash & Carry.

Russia > Restructuring and insolvency

KIAP (Korelskiy, Ischuk, Astafiev and Partners, Attorneys at Law) is particularly noted for assisting creditors with debt recovery and advising shareholders and company directors on subsidiary liability for the insolvency of the company and outstanding debt. Managing partner Andrey Korelskiy heads the bankruptcy practice; he is acting for National Clearing Centre in challenging a $50m payment to a large investment company prior to its bankruptcy. In another significant matter, Ilya Ischuk achieved the dismissal of all subsidiary liability claims filed against a former CEO of an online retailer concerning the company’s debt amounting to approximately $175m. Konstantin Astafiev represents private clients in initiating bankruptcy proceedings.