Pavel Boulatov | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Pavel Boulatov
Pavel Boulatov

Pavel Boulatov

Counsel, Moscow

T +7 495 787 3080



Pavel is counsel in our Moscow office, who focuses on international arbitration, litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. He represents Russian and foreign companies in proceedings before Russian commercial courts in various regions and at all levels, in a wide range of construction, finance, corporate and other business-related matters. He frequently acts in multijurisdictional disputes, has experience in international commercial and investor-state arbitrations and is on the list of International Arbitrators of HKIAC. He regularly advises on conflicts of laws, as well as jurisdictional and enforcement issues. Pavel also has significant expertise in Russian bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings and represented creditors, debtors and administrators in large bankruptcy cases. Pavel has been included in the Seventh Edition of Best Lawyers in Russia in the practice area of Litigation.

Bars and Courts

  • Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation


  • Mari State University School of Law


  • Russian
  • English


Representation of Kinson International Corporation, the main creditor of Oil Company Severneft, LLC, in claims exceeding US$140 million in the course of insolvency proceedings initiated by the company. The focus of the dispute was on challenging claims made by another major creditor, JSC Reverta (ex. Parex Banka), which was seeking recovery of US$75 million from Severneft.

Representation of a receiver appointed by the Cypriot court in support of arbitration proceedings to preserve the assets situated in Russia.

Representation of the Government of Georgia in arbitration proceedings before the ICSID in two cases brought by Itera International Energy LLC and Itera Group NV.

Representation of the Moscow Government as a respondent in arbitration proceedings in the International Commercial Arbitration Court (MKAS) at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. The dispute concerns the breach of an investment contract relating to an office building in Moscow.

Representation of a CIS government in an arbitration dispute in the International Commercial Arbitration Court in Moscow regafrding gas supply contracts.