Founders

Olesya Petrol

Olesya Petrol

Partner, Petrol Chilikov

Olesya has over 10 years of experience in advising Russian and overseas clients on various matters of Russian private law, including leading transactions and acting as counsel in international and local Russian disputes, both before state courts and in arbitration.

Alexander Yagelnitskiy

Alexander Yagelnitskiy

Of Counsel, Petrol Chilikov

Alexander has over 10 years of experience in advising clients on various matters of Russian private law and appearing in Russian courts and in arbitration. His exceptional academic background enables the team to find creative solutions for the most complicated and law shifting cases.


MSU

Lomonosov Moscow State University

MSU is the largest university in Russia. Founded in 1755, it also claims to be the oldest university in Russia and to have the tallest educational building in the world. Its current rector is Viktor Sadovnichiy. In January 2005 Lomonosov Moscow State University celebrated its 250th anniversary, over 800 various events being held on the occasion. Founded in the XVIII century, the University has been constantly growing and encompassing new branches of learning and research. All the history of the University is the evidence of the outstanding role its alumni have played promoting the ideas of freedom, common good, humanity, and truth.


RIMA

Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration

The Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration is aimed at promoting and popularizing arbitration in Russia. It has a goal of increasing attractiveness of Russia as a place for business and dispute resolution. The RIMA regularly hosts conferences and workshops devoted to development of arbitration. The Russian Arbitration Center, administering arbitration of private law disputes, is founded at the Russian Institute of Modern Arbitration.


YIMA

Young Institute of Modern Arbitration (Young IMA)

Young IMA - a platform for young practitioners in arbitration and ADR. Young IMA has been launched to promote and develop a unified professional community of young Russian professionals in arbitration and ADR. Young IMA has 3 main guiding principles: practical orientation, institutional cooperation and regional integration.