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Artur Zurabyan

Partner, Advocate, Head of the Dispute Resolution and International Arbitration Practices

Artur’s key area of expertise is legal support for complex and multi-issue disputes. Best Lawyers international rankings include Artur among the leading attorneys in Russia for dispute resolution and mediation affairs. Artur is also highly ranked by the Russian business daily Kommersant, where he is ranked among the best of the commercial and corporate dispute resolution professionals.

Artur is known for participating in high-visibility litigation proceedings, in which he has represented major Russian and foreign companies. He has extensive experience in legal consulting to, and judicial representation of, clients in all of the instances of Russia’s commercial courts, including the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. These cases covered various high-interest matters and issues, such as the enforcement and recognition of foreign awards and judgments in Russia.

He has represented clients during international arbitral proceedings in Sweden, the United Kingdom, and Russia, as well as before ad hoc and arbitral tribunals. These cases involved disputes related to contracts for work, labor, supply, and services.

Artur defended the interests of the leading Korean aerospace corporation in a dispute over damages and impositions on the use of aircraft in both foreign and domestic markets.

He successfully represented the interests of a large energy company in disputes with key сustomers, such as Eurochem Group and Polyus Story.

Artur represented the largest bank in Russia in two related bank guarantee disputes.

He represented the largest cargo and passenger elevator producer in Russia in multiple disputes with Foundation for the Capital Reconstruction and Repair (Implementation of the Federal Program for the Renewal of Elevator Facilities in Residential Housing).

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