Владимир Хвалей

Chairman of Board, Arbitration Association


Practice focus

Vladimir heads the firm’s CIS Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Vladimir has extensive experience participating in litigation in Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Ukraine, as well as in international arbitration cases under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, arbitration rules of the ICC, SCC, LCIA, ICAC and other arbitral institutions, both as party counsel and arbitrator.

Vladimir is included on the lists of arbitrators of arbitration institutions in Russia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, UAE, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, US and Israel. Mr. Khvalei is included on the list of tutors, examiners and assessors of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).

Professional affiliations

-ICC International Court of Arbitration - Vice President (July 2009 - July 2018)

-ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR - Vice Chair

-ICC Institute of World Business Law - Council Member

-International Arbitration Commission of ICC Russia (ICC National Committee for Russia) - Chairman (2009-2019)

-ICCA - Board Member

-Member of the Board of Trustees of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA)

-Arbitration Association – Chairman of the Board

-LCIA Court - Member (2014-2019)

-IBA Arbitration Committee - Vice-Chair (2013-2014)

Awards and rankings

Since 2009 Vladimir Khvalei has constantly been recognized as one of the leading experts in dispute resolution within Russia and across the CIS by Chambers, Legal 500, PLC Which Lawyer and Who’s Who Legal. 

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