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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

International Arbitration

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What the team is known for

Impressive commercial disputes practice that combines energy and natural resources expertise with strong capabilities in Russia, the CIS and the Middle East. Offers several dual-qualified lawyers, with team members admitted to practice in New York, Russia and Italy. Also noted for its significant advocacy capabilities. Highly proficient in LCIA and ICC arbitrations.

Strengths

Interviewees value the team's "personal approach to the client’s case. You feel that you are being taken care of, and the lawyers care about the smooth and efficient process and result."

Sources state: "The team works well in collaboration together and in a seamless way that is also very cost-efficient while maintaining high levels of proficiency."

Work highlights

Advised on RusHydro on a USD40 million treaty claim against the Kyrgyz Republic arising from the cancellation of a construction agreement concerning a project to develop two hydropower plants.

Notable practitioners

George Burn carries out substantial work in commercial arbitrations and demonstrates expertise across a range of industries including construction, infrastructure and energy. He acts in disputes seated across the globe and under a range of arbitral rules.
"George is very proficient and knowledgeable, and gives me a feeling of confidence as a client." "He is well respected."

Roman Khodykin draws significant praise for his expertise in Russian law, and is highly sought by Russian and CIS entities to handle LCIA arbitrations. His practice as counsel is complemented by his regular appointments as arbitrator.
"He has a strong profile for Russian work." "He is very strong and available, he gives sound advice, he has good strategy and he delivers."

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International Arbitration

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

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Location

Governor’s House

5 Laurence Pountney Hill

London

Greater London

UK

EC4R 0HH

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK-wide

International Arbitration


George Burn
Band 4
Roman Khodykin
Band 5