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Dmitry Dyakin

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

Dmitry Dyakin has over 20 years of experience in litigation and international arbitration, and particularly specialises in large, complex and multinational disputes involving various jurisdictions.

Among his clients are state-owned corporations, as well as leading Russian and foreign companies in industries such as oil & gas, banking, retail, development and construction, and agriculture. Over the course of his career, he has acted for clients including Bayer, Sanofi, Tetra Pak, BP, Condé Nast, Credit Suisse, the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, Limitless, MTS, Alfa-Bank, Miratorg, Renaissance Capital, and others. Dmitry has also represented the Russian Federation in several large-scale international cases. 

Steven Finizio

WilmerHale

Steven Finizio is recognized as one of the leading international arbitration lawyers in London by the Chambers UK Guide and the Euromoney Guide to the World's Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration. He is also recognized for his standing in the field of international arbitration in Legal 500Chambers GlobalChambers EuropeGlobal Arbitration Review's Who's Who in International ArbitrationPLC Which Lawyer? and Legal Media Group's The Best of the Best. He has been resident in WilmerHale's London office since 2000 and also serves as an arbitrator.

Steven Finizio's practice includes international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, general commercial litigation, and internal investigations, focusing on complex commercial and regulatory issues. He has particular experience with shareholder, oil and gas, telecommunications, financial services, joint venture and M&A issues. 

Sophie J. Lamb QC

Latham & Watkins

Sophie J. Lamb QC is a litigation partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins and Global Co-Chair of the firm's International Arbitration Practice.  Ms. Lamb is widely acknowledged as one of the leading arbitration practitioners of her generation and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in February 2018. She is a trusted advisor to boards of public companies, to investors and to sovereign nations, routinely engaged in the most complex, high value and/or reputationally significant disputes of the moment. 

She has acted as an adviser and/or advocate in more than 100 international arbitrations across a range of industry sectors including automotive, banking and financial services, energy and natural resources, insurance, pharmaceuticals, private equity, and telecommunications.‎ She is also widely recognized for her experience in international investment and inter-state disputes.

Moscow, Russia