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Fred Kuchlin


Fred Kuchlin
English, Russian
Practice Group

As an associate in the Hogan Lovells International Arbitration and Litigation Group, Fred Kuchlin's practice focuses on high-value, complex, international commercial disputes in both international arbitration and English court proceedings. 

He has acted for clients from around the world across a range of industry sectors, including energy, natural resources, financial services, automotive and transportation.

As a Russian speaker and having studied and traveled extensively in Russia and other CIS states, Fred has a particular interest in CIS-related disputes and brings to bear a deep understanding of the cultures and practices of its member states.  

Fred also has particular experience of pursuing and resisting challenges to awards from London seated arbitrations before the English Courts, and of offshore enforcement proceedings. 

As a solicitor advocate, Fred has rights of audience before all English courts in civil proceedings.

Representative experience

Acting for a European energy major in an LCIA arbitration relating to the sale and prior operation of petroleum licences offshore West Africa.

Acting for Victor Pinchuk, a Ukrainian businessman, in both an LCIA arbitration and in Commercial Court proceedings concerning industrial assets in Ukraine.

Representing a major international automotive company in an ICC arbitration concerning a breach of contract.

Education and admissions


  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, 2011
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law, 2010
  • BA (Hons), University of Durham, 2009


  • Young International Arbitration Group

Court admissions

  • Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • Higher Rights of Audience (Civil Proceedings)
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