Andrey Panov international arbitration and litigation lawyer based in Moscow.
His practice spans corporate, construction, energy, technology and general commercial disputes and focuses on commercial and investment arbitration as well as arbitration-related litigation. Andrey acted as an advocate in numerous complex cross-border cases before Russian courts of all levels and arbitral tribunals acting under the ICC, SCC, LCIA, SIAC and ICAC Rules, governed by English, Swiss, French, German, Dutch, Russian and Cypriot law. He has also advised Russian clients on proceedings conducted in numerous jurisdictions, including England, Switzerland, Cyprus, Jersey, the British Virgin Islands and the Marshall Islands. He has a wide range of experience in all key aspects of international arbitration and litigation, including enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and state court judgments in Russia and abroad as well as obtaining interim measures from Russian courts in support of foreign proceedings.
In addition to his counsel work, Andrey also sits as an arbitrator in both domestic and international arbitration matters. He is included in the lists of various arbitral institutions, including the Russian ICAC.
Andrey is featured by Who's Who Legal in the ranking of the Future Leaders of Arbitration (2017), where he is praised as "a rising star" who has "a scientific approach and a natural understanding of international arbitration". He is also ranked by Chambers Europe, where sources describe him as "completely at ease" on complex cases, while clients appreciate his "good preparation and ethical approach" and praise him as "an excellent orator". Expert Guides 2016 ranked him among the rising stars in international arbitration. Andrey was also voted one of Russia's Top Young Arbitration Practitioners by RAA 40 (in 2014, 2015 and 2016).
Andrey graduated with honours from the Law Faculty of the Moscow State University and holds MJur (Masters) degree with distinction from the University of Oxford, where he was a Weidenfeld scholar. A native Russian speaker, he is fluent in English and German and has basic knowledge of French and Italian.