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Tatiana Minaeva
Co-Head of Russia FSU Disputes

Tatiana Minaeva advises on complex international arbitration and cross-jurisdictional dispute resolution matters.

She has a combination of experience representing clients in both commercial and investor-state arbitrations, as well in cross border court litigation proceedings. Prior to joining RPC, Tatiana practiced at leading law firms in London and Moscow where she represented clients in commercial fraud, banking, oil and gas, mining, telecommunications, services, and construction disputes. 

Tatiana is on the panel of many of the leading arbitral tribunals, including SIAC, HKIAC, ICC (Russian National Committee), and has acts as an arbitrator under the Rules of UNCITRAL, LCIA, SCC and ICAC. She is widely published on issues relating to complex multi-jurisdictional disputes, and is recommended in Chambers, Legal 500 and Who's Who: Arbitration - Future Leaders.

Tatiana is recognised as Global Leader in Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2021

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Recommended - The Legal 500 UK 2021

Relevant work

Advised a Canadian mining company in an UNCITRAL arbitration against a government of a CIS state regarding expropriation of investments.

Advised a Turkish manufacturer in an ICSID arbitration against a government of a CIS state seeking millions of dollars of compensation under the Energy Charter Treaty and the bilateral investment treaty.

Advised 12 citizens of Kazakhstan in an ICSID arbitration against a CIS state instituted pursuant to the bilateral investment treaty between two states regarding expropriation of investments.

Advised a government of a CIS state in arbitration proceedings under the Rules of Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, arising from the termination of a joint venture agreement with a CIS state enterprise. 

Advised a government of a CIS state in ICSID arbitration proceedings, arising from allocation of the resort lands around a landmark lake following dissolution of the USSR.

Advised Russian investment bank in ICC arbitration regarding damages arisen from investments made into structured investment products.

Advised a Ministry of Finance of a CIS state in ICC arbitration regarding termination of a software supply contract where the main issue was jurisdiction of the ICC court.

Acted for World Wide Minerals in UNCITRAL arbitration against Republic of Kazakhstan. An arbitral tribunal convened under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules has held that Kazakhstan is a legal successor to the 1989 Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments (the "Canada/USSR BIT").

Acted for Ukrainian investor against a government of the European state in ICSID arbitration regarding loss of investments in the metallurgical sector.


Law Society of England and Wales
Russia and CIS Arbitration Network
Moscow Collegium of Advocates