Yaroslav Klimov is a dispute resolution lawyer based in Moscow. Yaroslav is a Head of our dispute resolution practice in Russia and the CIS. He exclusively specialises in dispute resolution with significant experience in domestic litigation, cross-border disputes and international arbitration.
Yaroslav is endorsed in Chambers Global 2013, Best Lawyers 2012 and Chambers Europe 2011 as a leading lawyer in domestic and cross-border litigation, as well as international arbitrations. “He clearly understands clients' expectations, and is able to successfully manage large projects.” (Chambers Global 2013). Yaroslav is also praised for his reliability, practicality and responsiveness (Chambers Global 2012).
Yaroslav represents clients before the Russian state commercial courts and courts of general jurisdiction, as well as before international arbitral tribunals. He has particular expertise in general commercial, corporate, regulatory and product liability litigation and is often involved in high-profile disputes.
Yaroslav is a graduate of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) with honours and holds a Doctorate in Law from the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He has been a member of the Moscow Bar Association since 1997. Yaroslav joined us in 2011 having previously worked for a major international law firm for 15 years. A native Russian speaker, Yaroslav is fluent in English, German and French.