Slava has a particular specialism in EPC contracts related to power and oil and gas processing, refining and petrochemical infrastructure in the Middle East.
He was previously General Counsel of Lukoil in the Middle East focussing on dispute resolution relating to all of Lukoil’s major oil & gas and EPC infrastructure projects with a combined value in excess of US$2bn. The Association of Corporate Counsel nominated him and his team as the Global Litigation Team of the Year 2016.
His clients include national and international oil & gas companies, refining and petrochemical companies, EPC contractors and oil & gas service companies.
Slava is recognised by Legal 500 as a Next Generation Lawyer in Energy & Natural Resources and Construction. He is also one of only nine people recommended by Who's Who Legal (Energy 2019) in the United Arab Emirates.
Slava has rights of audience in the English courts and the DIFC courts. He speaks at international conferences and sits as an arbitrator. Slava is bi-lingual in English and Russian.