Denis Almakaev

Denis Almakaev


Email [email protected]​

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) with a focus on 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) and a Member of Expert Advisory Council at the Russian Ministry of Justice.

Awards and recognitions


Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Russia), Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA


Arbitration and Mediation
Legal 500


Arbitration and Mediation
Legal 500


Legal 500


International Litigation and International Arbitration


Insolvency and Reorganization Law, International Arbitration and Litigation
Best Lawyers

Education and admissions


ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Central and Eastern Europe, 2015

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

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

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales


New York

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