Denis Almakaev

Denis Almakaev


Email denis.almakaev@​

Phone +7 495 933 3000

Fax +7 495 933 3001

LanguagesEnglish, Russian

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Denis Almakaev is a triple-qualified lawyer (admitted in New York, England & Wales and Russia) specializing in complex cross-border disputes, both before state courts and in international arbitration.

His practice focuses on asset-tracing and antifraud proceedings involving enforcement against assets located abroad.  He has represented clients in wide range of civil law and common law jurisdictions, such as England and Wales, France, the U.S., Switzerland, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Monaco, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Gibraltar and others.  His recent experience includes acting in cross-border insolvencies.

Denis has extensive experience acting as counsel in international arbitration and satellite proceedings before state courts. He is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London).

Awards and recognitions


Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Mediation
Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions


Master of Laws (LL.M.), Columbia Law School, 2013

J.D. with honors, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2009

ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Central and Eastern Europe

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales


New York

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