Doran Doeh

Doran Doeh

Arbitrator, 36 Stone


Doran has over 40 years of experience as an English-qualified legal practitioner based in London and Moscow. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. In April 2019 he reverted to his original profession as a barrister and returned to practice in London as an arbitrator at chambers in Gray’s Inn. 

He has experience of working in and with Russia and other countries of the CIS since 1991. His experience includes being senior partner of the combined Dentons Moscow office (2013-2017); managing partner of the legacy firms Denton Wilde Sapte and SNR Denton in their Moscow offices (2001-2012); and head of office and head of corporate at Allen & Overy in Moscow (1995-1998).

He has dealt with oil and gas related legal work in the UK and internationally since 1975, in-house and in private practice. His clients have included IOCs, NOCs, independent explorers and producers, traders, supply and service companies. 

At Denton Wilde Sapte during the 2000s, he managed one of the leading banking and finance legal practices in Russia, including trade and structured commodities finance, ECA financings, project finance and aviation finance. 

Combining his experience in-house (oil trading contracts, lifting and terminal procedures) and in private practice (financial services regulation - including commodities trading and derivatives), he deals with a wide range of commodities and shipping disputes.

He has extensive experience of M&A in the oil and gas sector, among others, in the UK and Russia, including some of the largest M&A deals in Russia in 2004 (tobacco) and in 2015 and 2016 (oil).