Evgeny Raschevsky practices international commercial arbitration and litigation, and specializes in management of complex cross-border disputes. He is experienced in the arbitration proceedings under ICAC of CCI of Russia (MKAS), ICC, LCIA, SCC and Swiss Rules. His portfolio includes coordination of high-profile court cases in the UK, the USA, Germany, Turkey, India and other countries. His industry specialties include energy development and supply, commodities, shipping, pharmaceutical regulation.
Evgeny is known for acting as an advocate of the Russian Federation in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, where he led the Firm’s team together with specialists from the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and three leading international defense lawyers in successfully defending against a claim filed by Georgia under the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
Currently, he is acting as one of the lead counsels for the Russian Government in an international arbitration under UNCITRAL rules initiated by ExxonMobil in connection with the terms of the oil and gas project in Russia’s Far East (currently the largest foreign investment in Russia). Recent noteworthy projects include management of several cases brought to challenge EU sanctions against Russian manufacturers; successful representation of the Ministry of Finance in arbitration under SCC Rules; a complex litigation project aimed at protecting a client’s assets in Tajikistan; and arbitration in India in relation to a Russian–Indian industrial joint venture with parallel “satellite” proceedings in several Indian state courts.
Evgeny Raschevsky is the Head of Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Practice of the firm and is managing a number of matters for companies in this industry sector. His in-depth understanding of the pharmaceutical sector and its regulations play to his strength when advising other companies in this industry. For instance, he has advised a European investment company on various regulatory and compliance issues related to the Russian pharmaceutical market.
Evgeny has been recognised as a leading expert in the area of international arbitration by GAR 100, Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, The Legal 500 and Best Lawyers. He is one of only 11 Russian lawyers endorsed as “leading individuals in dispute resolution” in Russia by The Legal 500. He has authored numerous articles in specialised Russian and international legal publications in the area of international arbitration and civil law, as well as several leading Russian commentaries in the field of international arbitration. He is undertaking a course in arbitration and bankruptcy through the Masters’ programme of the Law Faculty of Moscow State University.
Evgeny is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and International Counsel for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), and holds a position with the Arbitrators Nominating Committee of the Russian Arbitration Association (RAA). He is a member of the SIAC Users Council’s Russia Committee. He has been a member of the Moscow City Bar since 2003.
Graduated from the Faculty of Law of Volgograd State University in 1999, received his Master of Civil Law at the Russian School of Private Law in 2001, and PhD in Civil Law in 2004.