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Petrol Chilikov in the international Legal 500 EMEA ranking

The renowned international ranking Legal 500 EMEA published the results of its 2020/2021 research today. Petrol Chilikov's work in international arbitration and litigation was highly valued by the ranking. The researchers quote the clients commenting on the firm: "an equally experienced commercial and investment arbitration, the team also provides comprehensive support to clients in...
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Egor Chilikov was included in the prestigious Legal 500 Arbitration Powerlist: CIS & Caucasus 2020

The Legal 500, a prestigious international legal ranking, published its directory of Russia and CIS top lawyers engaged in international arbitration – ‘the golden standard as seen by the business’, according to the Head of its Research Department. Egor Chilikov, partner at Petrol Chilikov, was included in this prestigious list. When compiling the rating, analysts were taking...
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Alexander Yagelnitskiy participated in the high-profile litigation in the High Court of London as an expert

On 11 September 2020, in trying the case PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov & Ors (Case No: CL-2016-000172), the High Court of London created a judicial precedent which has had a revolutionary impact on the protection of interests of Russian companies and entrepreneurs in English courts. The High Court confirmed that the English legal concept of legal advice privilege (a theory that enables a...
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Arbitration proceedings between Cunico Resources N.V. and the Republic of North Macedonia have been discontinued

Petrol Chilikov team led by Egor Chilikov acted for Cunico Resources N.V., an Amsterdam-based company engaged in mining and producing of ferro-nickel worldwide, in its controversies with the Republic of North Macedonia regarding Cunico’s key production subsidiary, FENI Industries AD. Cunico agreed to sell FENI to a purchaser in 2017. Cunico alleged that the North Macedonian government...
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Aleksander Yagelnitskiy has been enrolled into the recommended list of international arbitrators of the Russian Arbitration Center

The Russian Arbitration Center (RAC), one of the four acting arbitration institutions in Russia, maintains the list of recommended international arbitrators.  Aleksander Yagelnitskiy, of counsel at the firm, has been recently enrolled into the list. Aleksander has been sitting as arbitrator at the RAC.

The list is accessible here.

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Petrol Chilikov secures precedent-setting win in a multibillion dispute over the coal mine in Khakassia Region

In December 2018, Petrol Chilikov team achieved a complete victory in a series of disputes over Razrez Arshanovskiy, the coal mine in Khakassia Region.

Arbitrazh Court of East Siberian District have fully denied the claimant’s claims filed in a series of proceedings initiated to change the existing shareholding structure and corporate governance over valuable assets in Khakassia...

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Olesya Petrol took part in the meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Intellectual Property Court

The Scientific Advisory Board of the Intellectual Property Court held a meeting dedicated to some controversial issues of co-ownership of the exclusive right to the result of intellectual activity and means of individualization. Olesya Petrol, partner of the firm, took part in the discussion.

Information of the event is available here.

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Petrol Chilikov led sale of a metals business to a successful completion

The Petrol Chilikov team, led by Egor Chilikov, partner of the firm, negotiated and led to completion a complex sale of a ferro-nickel plant in the Republic of Kosovo, on behalf of the seller. Press release
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Petrol Chilikov led LCIA proceedings to settlement

Petrol Chilikov team, led by Egor Chilikov, firm’s partner, acted as lead counsel in an LCIA dispute related to enforcement of the client’s rights arising out of a credit facility agreement and ancillary security agreements. The dispute was settled by the parties as the LCIA proceedings were heading to an end. Petrol Chilikov team acted for the client in the settlement negotiations and...
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Appeal courts upheld decisions of lower courts in Cinelab dispute

In July 2018, in a series of appeal proceedings in multiple disputes between the heirs and business partners of the deceased stakeholder of Cinelab group of companies, decisions of the lower courts, in favor of the heirs, were upheld. Petrol Chilikov team, acting for the heirs, was led by Alexander Yagelnitskiy and Olesya Petrol, assisted by Konstantin Kandakov. Kommersant
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