Andrey Ushakov

Associate, Moscow



Andrey is an associate in the Moscow Dispute Resolution practice. He has experience in both arbitration (including investment arbitration) and litigation proceedings. Andrey focuses on complex cross-border disputes and the Russian insolvency proceedings.

Bars and Courts
Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation
National Research University – Higher School of Economics
Law Faculty


Representing a former Chief Executive Officer at a now-insolvent Russian energy company, as defendant in a litigation case in a Russian court brought by an insolvency receiver to hold our client subsidiarily liable for the company’s debts totaling approximately US$27 million.

Advising a receiver of a high-net worth individual appointed by a Russian court in connection with a precedent-setting case in the US, the amount in dispute being in excess of US$500 million. The proceedings resulted in an order of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York granting recognition of the receiver's status as a foreign representative and the Russian bankruptcy proceedings in the US.

Advising the Russian Federation in a multi-billion dollar investment treaty claim commenced by a high-profile individual under the UNCITRAL rules.

Advising Belaruskali, one of the world's biggest producers and exporters of potash fertilizers, in a number of cross-border disputes with Penzkhimmash, a major manufacturer of chemical equipment in the Penza region of Russia, concerning a supply of defective equipment and insolvency of Penzkhimmash.

Advising Bank of Cyprus, obtaining registration of its claims in full in the insolvency proceedings of Rosprombank, an insolvent Russian bank. Notably, this cross-border matter relates to the restructuring of Cyprus Popular Bank following the Cypriot financial crisis and statutory absorption of its operations by Bank of Cyprus.

Advising Credit Europe Bank N.V. and its Russian subsidiary Credit Europe Bank JSC in the insolvency proceedings and a range of related disputes with a Russian company, owning large premises in the center of Moscow, and its beneficiaries in Russia and the Isle of Man.