Evgeniya is an international arbitration lawyer with more than 10 years of experience representing companies, individuals and governments in high-value disputes. 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.
In addition to being admitted to practise in England & Wales as a solicitor-advocate, Evgeniya is admitted in New York and Russia.
Clients say Evgeniya "impresses with her commitment and commercial insight" (UK Legal 500, 2018) and "is fantastic - she is responsive and provides practical advice in respect of potential proceedings" (UK Legal 500, 2019). She has been included in the Legal 500 International Arbitration Powerlist UK 2019, and is recognised by Legal 500 as a 'Next Generation Lawyer' in International Arbitration and by Who's Who Legal as a 'Future Leader' in international arbitration. She has also been recognised as one of the top young international arbitration practitioners by the Russian Arbitration Association’s under-40 chapter (2016 – 2018).
Evgeniya joined Enyo Law after 10 years at Freshfields 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, French and Russian.
Evgeniya’s experience includes representing:
- 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 UK/Canadian mining company in relation to a potential investment treaty claim against the Government of Armenia in relation to the blockade of a gold mine.
- A consortium of regional and international energy companies in an 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.
- Two Russian-owned businesses in LCIA arbitrations arising from a dispute under commercial loan agreements.
- 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.
- Commercial arbitration
- Investment arbitration
Evgeniya has published a number of articles on international arbitration and is a co-author of Russia: Overview of Investment Treaty Programme, GAR Know-How: Investment Treaty Arbitration, available here.