Partner

Moscow

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Highly regarded

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Bar admissions:

Russia

Jurisdictions:

Russia

Practice areas:

M&A
Private equity
Restructuring and insolvency

Industry sectors:

Energy
Media
Mining
Oil and gas
Real estate


Ilya Rybalkin is a founding partner of RGP and the head of our Dispute Resolution practice. His practice focuses on large-scale commercial cross border disputes, fraud litigation, investigations and reputation recovery matters. Ilya is included in the ICC Russia’s roster of arbitrators and his questionnaire is displayed on the List of Practitioners on VIAC's website. Ilya also advises major Russian and international clients on corporate activity, especially those having a significant litigation component. Prior to founding RGP, Ilya was a Partner with Akin Gump; Hogan & Hartson; and Noerr. 

  • Representing PJSC Tatneft, Russia’s fifth biggest oil company, in US$380 million English litigation proceedings and a freezing injunction application in the High Court against four Ukrainian oligarchs – Messrs. Igor Kolomoysky, Gennady Bogolyubov, Pavel Ovcharenko and Alexander Yaroslavsky – in relation to huge and complex alleged cross-border fraudulent activities.
  • Representing Renova Industries, one of the Alfa-Access-Renova consortium members, on strategic matters related to a shareholder dispute with BP connected with the announced Arctic deal-and-share swap.
  • Representing Renova Industries regarding two sets of disputes and arbitration proceedings connected to the management and operation of TNK–BP.
  • Representing a OJSC MegaFon shareholder to develop and implement a litigation strategy in relation to an imposed business combination affecting its shareholder rights and potentially violating Russian regulations.
  • Representing a Russian mining company in a landmark victory through the annulment by the Swiss Federal Supreme Court of a multimillion-dollar arbitration award against the company.

  • Private equity
  • M&A
  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • Industrials
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate

  • Ilya is included in the ICC Russia’s roster of arbitrators and his questionnaire is displayed on the List of Practitioners on VIAC's website.

  • DL, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), 1999