Dmitry Dyakin, LLM, is a partner and co-head of the litigation practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners with over 20 years of experience in litigation and international arbitration. He particularly specialises in large, complex and multinational disputes involving various jurisdictions.
He has considerable expertise in international arbitration (both commercial and investment cases) with extensive experience of arbitrating under ICC, SCC, LCIA, ICDR, UNCITRAL, GAFTA and ICAC (MKAS) rules.
Dmitry’s career milestones include the role of general counsel at a Russian holding company and managing partner roles at two law firms.
GAR 100 lists Dmitry among the Russia's top arbitration practitioners. His other recommendations include Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Best Lawyers, Who's Who Legal.
He is the regional representative of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)'s Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) in Russia and the CIS.
Dmitry is a member of the Advocacy and Notariat Committee of the Association of Lawyers of Russia; the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Working Group on Arbitration Involving States or State Entities in Russia; the ICC National Appointing Committee; the Russia and Eurasia Committee of the American Bar Association; the British Institute of International and Comparative Law; the International Bar Association; and the SIAC Users Council.
Dmitry holds a master’s law degree from New York University School of Law (USA), an Executive MBA from London Business School and Columbia Business School, an honours degree in law from Moscow State Social University and a master’s degree in private law from the Russian School of Private Law.
Dmitry is a member of the Moscow Bar Association and a member of its International Relationships Committee.