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Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners
MOSCOW, 127051

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Partner, Head of Arbitration practice


Dmitry Dyakin is a partner and the head of our Arbitration practice. Dmitry has vast experience representing the government and major state corporations, Russian and foreign companies operating in various industries, including oil and gas, banking, and construction. Dmitry has handled numerous arbitrations under the arbitration rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and the ICAC of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Prior to joining RGP, Dmitry Dyakin was a partner and co-head of the Litigation & Arbitration practice at a leading Russian law firm. 


Russian, English


ICC Arbitration Commission in Russia
International Relationships Committee of the Moscow Bar Association
Investment Arbitration Working Group of the Russian Arbitration Association (RAA)
Russia/Eurasia Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA) 
The International Bar Association (IBA)
The Users Council of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)
Member of the Management Board, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE)


Honours Degree in Law, Moscow State Social University, 2000
M.P.L., Russian School of Private Law, 2007
LL.M., New York University School of Law (USA), 2009
Executive MBA, London Business School and Columbia Business School, 2013

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

(Leading individuals)

Dmitry Dyakin - Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners

Dispute resolution boutique Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners has significant capabilities in investment treaty and commercial arbitration, as well as arbitration enforcement work. Name partner Ilya Rybalkin heads up the department, which expanded its arbitration offering in 2019 with the arrival of counsel Yuri Makhonin, who was previously practice head at Dechert Russia LLC. Dmitry Dyakin and Vladimir Pestrikov were new arrivals in 2020.

Russia > Restructuring and insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Dmitry Dyakin - Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners

Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation

Established in late 2018, Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners handles domestic commercial litigation proceedings and cross-border disputes involving the Russian Federation. The team’s broad sector-specific expertise spans the energy and natural resources, fintech and financial services, transportation, retail, real estate and TMT industries. Ilya Rybalkin heads up the practice, which expanded its offering in late 2019 with the arrival of Dechert Russia LLC’s former dispute resolution practice head Yuri Makhonin. Dmitry Dyakin was a new arrival in 2020.