Evgeniya is an international arbitration lawyer with over 15 years of experience. She has acted as advocate in international commercial disputes under LCIA, ICC and SCC rules and has represented both investors and states in investment treaty cases. She has also sat as arbitrator. She has experience of disputes in the metals and mining, oil and gas, banking, manufacturing and consumer goods sectors.
In addition to being admitted to practise in England & Wales as a solicitor-advocate, Evgeniya is admitted in New York and Russia.
Evgeniya joined Enyo Law after 10 years at a Magic Circle firm in Paris and London. She has also worked for the World Bank Group’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes and the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague. She speaks English, Russian, French and some Spanish.
Evgeniya has been consistently ranked as a leading practitioner in international arbitration by major directories such as Who’s Who Legal and The Legal 500. Peers and clients have described her as a “commercial, thorough and extremely detailed advocate” whose “knowledge of ISDS practice and procedures is unparalleled” (Who’s Who Legal International Arbitration 2022).
Evgeniya speaks English, Russian, French and some Spanish.
- Ascent Resources in its ICSID arbitration under the ECT against Slovenia in relation to the development of a gas field.
- IMC Invest in its ICSID arbitration against Kyrgyzstan in relation to the ban on uranium mining.
- PETRONAS in its successful defence of a USD1.14 billion claim for fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of contract arising out of the termination of its investment in a Brazilian off-shore oil project. PETRONAS as aarded a USD15 million in costs. ICC, Rio de Janeiro Seat, English law.
- A Russian banker in a London-seated ICC arbitration arising from a dispute with another Russian individual concerning the acquisition of a shareholding in an eastern European bank, as well as in related English court proceedings.
- A US energy company in a post-acquisition London-seated LCIA arbitration with an Asian party.
- A consortium of regional and international energy companies in a multibillion LCIA arbitration against a regional government in the Middle East in relation to the ownership and commercial operation of two petroleum fields.
- A Ukrainian businessman in a dispute with another Ukrainian businessman arising out of a joint venture in the metals sector.
- The government of Romania in the Micula -v- Romania ICSID arbitration concerning Romania’s repeal of customs duty exemptions in order to join the European Union.
- Swisslion in an ICSID arbitration against the Republic of Macedonia concerning the privatisation of a food production company.
- Russia: Overview of Investment Treaty Programme, GAR Know-How: Investment Treaty Arbitration
- Russian Sanctions Law Bares Its Teeth: The Russian Supreme Court Allows Sanctioned Russian Parties To Walk Away From Arbitration Agreements, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, January 2022
- The Choice of the Seat in Investment Arbitration, The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review, September 2021
- All Bark and No Bite? The Russian Supreme Court’s Refusal to Grant an Anti-Arbitration Injunction to a Sanctioned Company, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, July 2021
- Sanctions and International Arbitration, Practical Law Company Practice Note, July 2021
- The LCIA Publishes its 2020 Rules: A Light-Touch Update to Meet Modern Needs, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, August 2020