Mikhail’s practice focuses on international commercial arbitration and litigation. He has particular expertise in disputes arising out of M&A transactions and complex shareholder conflicts. He regularly acts in claims concerning assets in the emerging markets and the CIS, frequently advising clients from those jurisdictions. Mikhail has experience of arbitrations conducted under the major arbitral institutions and rules, including LCIA, ICC, SCC and UNCITRAL arbitrations. Mikhail also advises on financial sanctions and compliance issues. His experience covers a broad range of sectors, including manufacturing, metals and mining, retail, media and financial services.