Dispute resolution

We help our clients to resolve disputes in a variety of ways. We act in domestic and international arbitration cases in Russia and abroad. We counsel litigation cases in Russian state courts, at all levels and in all geographic locations. We manage litigations in state courts outside Russia. We deliver Russian law expert opinions. We help to develop, enhance and implement negotiation strategies. We assist with investigations of different types, whether transaction-focused, regulatory-focused or dispute-focused. We assist in tracing assets and debt recovery, both internationally and domestically. We render strategic dispute advice and combine multiple techniques to have our clients attain their desired results.


Bringing together prominent practitioners with strong academic backgrounds, wide expertise and experience in international coverage, Petrol Chilikov has established itself as a “go to” firm for complex, high-value and politically or commercially sensitive cross-border disputes. Our lawyers have represented private, corporate and sovereign clients in many significant private, commercial and investment treaty disputes over the past decade, a number of which have been shifting law.