Dmitry is a counsel in dispute resolution practice of Russian law firm Rybalkin, Gortsunyan & Partners. In his 18+ years practice, Dmitry mainly focuses on resolution of disputes involving governments and possesses vast experience of representing clients in international arbitration proceedings under UNCITRAL, SCC, LCIA, ICC, Swiss Chambers, SIAC, WIPO, and ICAC rules, and in the Russian state courts. Dmitry received a JD (with honors) and a PhD in law degrees from the Moscow State Academy of Law. He also graduated from the NYU School of Law (LLM in International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration). Dmitry is a member of the Nomination Committee of the Commission on International Arbitration, ICC Russia. He is recommended by Best Lawyers 2020.
Karen Mills is recognised as one of the leading arbitrators in Asia according to every publication and survey published. She sits as arbitrator in Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and the US and is also on the panel of arbitrators of institutions in the Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Korea, New Zealand, ICDR in the US, and several online Domain Name Dispute Panels, and teaches all level of courses for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and other institutions.
Thayananthan Baskaran is a partner with Baskaran, Kuala Lumpur, and an associate member of Crown Office Chambers, London. Thaya's primary area of practice is construction law. He drafts various building and engineering contracts, advises on disputes arising from such contracts and appears as Counsel to resolve these disputes. Thaya also sits as an adjudicator, arbitrator and mediator. Thaya was the Chair of CIArb’s Malaysia Branch (2017-19) and is recognised as an Arbitration Future Leader in Who's Who Legal 2020.
Pavol Kuspan is a lawyer and arbitrator practicing in Slovakia and other jurisdictions for more than 10 years. After successfully passing the Oxford Diploma Course in International Commercial Arbitration in the United Kingdom in 2018 and the mandatory peer interview in Austria the year after, he became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). Currently he is finishing his Ph.D. studies in international law. He speaks English, Slovak and Czech and he can receive written submissions and evidence, without the need for translation in German, Spanish and Portuguese.
Anish is an experienced Independent International Arbitrator, Mediator and Lawyer with full rights of audience before Courts in India as an Advocate, England and Wales as a Solicitor Advocate and registered as a foreign lawyer in other jurisdictions. At present, Anish serves as inter alia a Board Member of the Chinese European Arbitration Association in Hamburg, Germany (CEAA), a Vice President of the Society of Construction Law, U.K. (SCL, India), a Council Member of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb), Governing Council Member of the Hyderabad Arbitration Centre (HAC, India), the Dispute Resolution Section Liaison for the American Bar Association (ABA) YLD, a Committee Member on the Board of the Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates, U.K. (SAHCA). He is also an Accredited Sports Arbitrator (by AIAC and endorsed by the Olympic Council of Malaysia)
Elmar is a lawyer and arbitration practitioner in the Philippines and other jurisdictions for over 15 years. After successfully hurdling the prestigious, challenging and exciting Oxford Diploma Course in International Commercial Arbitration in the United Kingdom in 2018 and the mandatory peer interview the year after, he became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). He is also a member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Institute of World Business Law. He is a senior litigator and Senior Partner at the Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Law Offices in the Philippines and was Deputy General Counsel of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP). He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) registered with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) in the U.S.A. He speaks English, Filipino, Cebuano and Nihongo