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Irina Martvel

Irina
Martvel

Senior Associate

Irina
Martvel

Senior Associate

Irina specializes in representing both Russian and foreign clients in connection with commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration proceedings, corporate conflicts, bankruptcy cases and criminal investigations.

Irina specializes in representing both Russian and foreign clients in connection with commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration proceedings, corporate conflicts, bankruptcy cases and criminal investigations.

Education
  • MSAL
Career
  • PB Legal | Panin, Bayramkulov & Partners
  • Kulkov, Kolotilov & Partners
  • BBH
  • Noerr
Projects
  • Representation of an investor in a five-year corporate conflict in a leading manufacturer of medical devices. Invalidation of asset withdrawal transactions, exclusion of opponents from the list of shareholders, restoration of normal corporate governance.
  • Preparation of several expert reports in terms of multibillion dispute between shareholders of a Russian bank arising out of an English law-governed M&A deal.
  • Representation of a major agricultural company in proceedings on the recognition and enforcement of arbitration awards granted by an international commercial arbitration held in London (FOSFA) against a Russian company in a dispute on unlawful termination of a contract.
  • Preparation of several expert reports for the English court in a dispute arising out of a joint venture agreement regarding a valuable site in the center of Moscow. Reports prepared under this project included legal analyses of: (1) details and obstacles entailed by the proceedings on enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Russia; (2) regulations of different types of contracts and trust property.
  • Representation of Sibanthracite Logistics (Sibanthracite Group – the largest producer of metallurgical coals in Russia) against Novotrans in several disputes over recovery of penalties for excessive downtime of cars.
  • Representation of a foreign beneficiary (equipment manufacturer) in insolvency proceedings of its Russian subsidiary complicated by a corporate conflict with Russian business partners.
  • Representation of a Russian company (private partner) in ICAC arbitration proceedings arising out of a concession agreement over development of a toll road in the Moscow Region.
  • Representation of a foreign state-owned banking institution in over 10 insolvency proceedings against its debtors and collateral providers active in the glass production sphere with overall amount of the client`s claims exceeding EUR 175 MIO.
  • Representation of a client active in machine-building industry in terms of criminal investigation (representation of over 10 employees in terms of interrogations, elaboration and implementation of respective legal strategy).
  • Representation of a foreign supplier in terms of ICAC arbitration proceedings as well as in the proceedings in connection with enforcement of the arbitral award.
  • Representation of the largest producer of turkey meat in Russia (Krasnobor) in the dispute over recovery of damages from its former General Director in amount of over RUB 250m resulted from his unreasonable and bad faith actions causing excessive die-off of turkey lasting for several years.
  • Representation of a large construction company “Metallimpress” in the dispute over debt recovery under a construction contract against “Tander”.

Alexander
Panin

Managing Partner

Alan
Bayramkulov

partner

Nikolay
Stroev

Counsel

Ilya
Kozhinov

Associate