Dmitry Gusev

Associate, Astana



Dmitry is an associate in the Dispute Resolution practice. He represents clients in both arbitration and litigation proceedings in complex, cross-border disputes often involving states, multinational corporations and high net worth individuals. Dmitry predominantly focuses on arbitration and Russian insolvency proceedings.

Bars and Courts
Qualified to practice law in the Russian Federation
Russian School of Private Law
Russian State University of Justice


Dmitry's recent matters include advising and representing:

Dekhkanabad Potash Plant, the sole potash fertilizer producer in Central Asia, in a number of cross-border disputes with its Russian contractor (undergoing bankruptcy), in connection with the construction of a potash plant in Uzbekistan.

An individual in a dispute before the High Court of Justice in London arising out of an alleged joint venture agreement.

A Belarussian contractor in an SCC arbitration against a Central Asian state and a state concern. The dispute relates to the construction of an ore fertiliser plant under a US$1 billion contract.

International fertilizer trader in criminal proceedings regarding stealing of production in connection with large corporate conflict with minority shareholder of the Russian fertilizer producer.*

Conducting internal investigation for international food producer company regarding alleged noncompliance with ecological regulations.*

* Experience prior to joining White & Case.