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Mikhail Kalinin is an associate in King & Spalding’s London office and a member of the International Arbitration practice group. He focuses on investment treaty and international commercial arbitration, as well as complex cross-border disputes and enforcement proceedings. 

Mikhail has significant experience in international arbitration and global disputes, having represented clients in commercial and investment disputes under the ICSID, LCIA, ICC, SCC, ICAC (Russia), RSPP (Russia) and CAM Santiago (Chile) rules. He has experience in investment treaty arbitration, general commercial disputes, post-M&A and shareholder disputes, construction and energy disputes (oil & gas, solar and hydropower plants) that involved issues governed by the laws of England and Wales, Russia, Armenia, Chile, Ecuador, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Italy, Libya, The Netherlands and Switzerland, as well as by the CISG and public international law. 

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Credentials

LL.M., University of Cambridge, UK, First Class Honours

LL.B., Moscow State University, Distinction

Russia

Russian

Matters

Representing several mining companies operating in a CIS State involved in a series of financial and shareholder disputes pending before the LCIA and national courts of several jurisdictions.

Representing a major Russian energy company and its subsidiaries in parallel ICSID and SCC arbitration proceedings against a State in the CIS region.

Representing a shareholder in a solar power plant joint venture governed by Dutch law in an ICC arbitration and related interim measures proceedings in The Netherlands and Cyprus.

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Representing several mining companies operating in a CIS State involved in a series of financial and shareholder disputes pending before the LCIA and national courts of several jurisdictions.

Representing a major Russian energy company and its subsidiaries in parallel ICSID and SCC arbitration proceedings against a State in the CIS region.

Representing a shareholder in a solar power plant joint venture governed by Dutch law in an ICC arbitration and related interim measures proceedings in The Netherlands and Cyprus.

Representing a client in a post-M&A London-seated LCIA arbitration against the seller of the target. Governed by English law, the dispute involved various counterclaims and alleged breaches of several warranties.

Representing a major manufacturing company in a London-seated arbitration; the underlying agreement was governed by the CISG.

Advising a mining company developing a significant gold deposit in a CIS State and its political risk insurance provider on various aspects of investment law, including remedies and procedural avenues available in case of expropriation or other violations of the investor’s rights.

Acting for a contractor against a state-owned employer in an arbitration seated in Chile and arising from a contract for the construction of a hydropower plant in a Latin American State.

Representing a major Russian commodities producer in a London-seated LCIA arbitration against its Swiss trader.

Advising a major oil & gas company on an ICC arbitration against its partner; the dispute included claims based on alleged breaches of quality, demurrage, diversion and pricing provisions.

Representing a client in a series of construction arbitrations and related enforcement proceedings against the client’s sub-contractors, the disputes arose from a major infrastructure project terminated because of the Arab Spring events.

Advising a lender in hostile cross-border restructuring and settlement proceedings involving English, Italian, Swiss and Bahamian laws as well as US and EU sanctions affecting some of the debtors.

Matters

Representing several mining companies operating in a CIS State involved in a series of financial and shareholder disputes pending before the LCIA and national courts of several jurisdictions.

Representing a major Russian energy company and its subsidiaries in parallel ICSID and SCC arbitration proceedings against a State in the CIS region.

Representing a shareholder in a solar power plant joint venture governed by Dutch law in an ICC arbitration and related interim measures proceedings in The Netherlands and Cyprus.

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Matters

Representing several mining companies operating in a CIS State involved in a series of financial and shareholder disputes pending before the LCIA and national courts of several jurisdictions.

Representing a major Russian energy company and its subsidiaries in parallel ICSID and SCC arbitration proceedings against a State in the CIS region.

Representing a shareholder in a solar power plant joint venture governed by Dutch law in an ICC arbitration and related interim measures proceedings in The Netherlands and Cyprus.

Representing a client in a post-M&A London-seated LCIA arbitration against the seller of the target. Governed by English law, the dispute involved various counterclaims and alleged breaches of several warranties.

Representing a major manufacturing company in a London-seated arbitration; the underlying agreement was governed by the CISG.

Advising a mining company developing a significant gold deposit in a CIS State and its political risk insurance provider on various aspects of investment law, including remedies and procedural avenues available in case of expropriation or other violations of the investor’s rights.

Acting for a contractor against a state-owned employer in an arbitration seated in Chile and arising from a contract for the construction of a hydropower plant in a Latin American State.

Representing a major Russian commodities producer in a London-seated LCIA arbitration against its Swiss trader.

Advising a major oil & gas company on an ICC arbitration against its partner; the dispute included claims based on alleged breaches of quality, demurrage, diversion and pricing provisions.

Representing a client in a series of construction arbitrations and related enforcement proceedings against the client’s sub-contractors, the disputes arose from a major infrastructure project terminated because of the Arab Spring events.

Advising a lender in hostile cross-border restructuring and settlement proceedings involving English, Italian, Swiss and Bahamian laws as well as US and EU sanctions affecting some of the debtors.

Credentials

LL.M., University of Cambridge, UK, First Class Honours

LL.B., Moscow State University, Distinction

Russia

Russian