Vladimir Pestrikov > Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners
MOSCOW, 127051

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Vladimir is a partner with RGP’s Arbitration practice and an attorney. Vladimir focuses on complex international commercial, corporate, financial and investment arbitrations, including complex cross-jurisdictional disputes with parallel proceedings both in state courts of various jurisdictions and in international commercial and investment arbitration institutions. He has an extensive experience in handling arbitration processes under the rules of various arbitration institutions as well as proceedings to recognize and enforce foreign judgments and arbitral awards. Furthermore, Vladimir is an acknowledged expert in debt recovery, bankruptcy and restructuring, including cases with international aspect. He represents his clients from a number of industries, including gas and oil, retail, telecommunications, construction, and other. Prior to joining RPG, Vladimir acted as a counsel with the Litigation & Arbitration practice of a leading law firm for several years. His has an excellent track record of multiple successful cases both in Russia and many other jurisdictions and international institutions. Before that, Vladimir held the position of a general counsel at a major Russian industrial holding. His responsibilities included ensuring legal support for the company’s commercial projects, in particular, with regard to corporate, tax and antitrust law issues, and providing legal advice on securing exemptions, benefits and state support.


Russian, English, German


Moscow Bar Association


International Law School of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), 2000
LL.M., German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship, Philipps-Universität Marburg, 1999

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Russia > Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

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Vladimir Pestrikov - 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.