Andrey Panov

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Andrey Panov
Partner, Head of International Arbitration and Litigation, FCIArb
Andrey Panov
Andrey Panov Partner, Head of International Arbitration and Litigation, FCIArb
Leontievsky pereulok, 25
Andrey is one of the most acclaimed professionals in international arbitration and litigation. With dual qualification as a Russian lawyer and English solicitor advocate, he has over 14 years of experience representing clients in arbitrations around the world, as well as in Russian courts.

Andrey regularly acts as lead counsel in his cases. He has cross-examined fact and expert witnesses in front of civil law, common law and mixed tribunals in English and Russian. Andrey has conducted his own advocacy in numerous arbitration matters under a variety of arbitration rules, including those of the Arbitration Centre at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, the London Court of International Arbitration and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, governed by Cypriot, Dutch, English, French, German, Russian, Swedish and Swiss law. He also regularly sits as an arbitrator in international and domestic cases.

Andrey has also represented clients in many high-profile commercial and corporate disputes at all levels of the Russian courts, with some of his cases becoming precedents cited in the information letters of the Presidium of the Higher Arbitrazh Court of the Russian Federation. Andrey has also advised his clients on litigations before the courts of the British Virgin Islands, Cyprus, England and Wales, Jersey, the Marshall Islands and Switzerland.

Andrey has been recommended by all major Russian and international directories, including Best Lawyers, Chambers, Legal 500, Pravo-300 and Who’s Who Legal.
University of Oxford, Magister Juris, 2009

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Law Degree, 2007

Solicitor Advocate of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


Andrey regularly publishes on various international arbitration issues. He was one of the drafters of the Prague Rules on the Efficient Conduct of Proceedings in International Arbitration and was a member of the Working Group on Reviewing of the IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration in 2020. He translated the 2014 IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration and 2020 IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence into Russian.


Andrey regularly speaks on various international arbitration issues and lectures in the leading Russian universities.


  • 2024-present

    Partner, Head of International Arbitration and Litigation, Denuo (Moscow)
  • 2022-24

    Counsel, Allen & Overy (Dubai)
  • 2019-22

    Counsel, Allen & Overy (Moscow)
  • 2012-19

    Associate, Senior Associate, Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright (Moscow)
  • 2009-12

    Associate, Senior Associate, MZS (Moscow)
  • 2008

    Associate, EPAM (Moscow)
  • 2006-07

    Trainee Associate, Beiten Burkhardt (Moscow)

Professional memberships

  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

    Fellow (FCIArb)
  • Finland Arbitration Institute

    Board Member
  • Russian Arbitration Centre

    Board Member
  • Vienna International Arbitration Centre

    International Advisory Board Member