Vladimir Khvalei


Year of birth : 1968

Citizenship: Russian


  • Graduated with a degree in law from the Belarusian State University in Minsk in 1992

Language skills:

  • Russian
  • English
  • Belarusian
  • Polish

Field(s) of specialization:

  • International arbitration
  • Litigation

Professional experience

  • Member of the Board of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association
  • Baker & Mckenzie CIS, Limited, Partner

Arbitration experience:  Has wide experience participating in litigation in Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Ukraine, as well as in international arbitration cases in accordance with the arbitration rules of the ICAC, UNCITRAL, ICC, SCC and other arbitration institutions

Lists of arbitrators: Is included on the list of arbitrators of the arbitration institutions in Austria, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Dubai.



  • Międzynarodowe Prawo Handlowe. [The Course of the International Trade Law] (in Association with A.Tynel and J.Funk and B.Fuchs) //Warsaw: Maksymilian Pazdan. 2006
  • Baker&McKenzie: International Commercial Arbitration. Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS Countries (in Association with A.Tynel) // Moscow: БЕК. 2001
  • Podstawy Prawa Gospodarczego Rosji, Białorusi, Ukrainy [Foundations of Commercial Law of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine] (in Association with A.Tynel and J.Funk) // Warsaw: Szkoła Główna Handlowa. 2000
  • The Course of the International Trade Law (in Association with A.Tynel and J.Funk) // Minsk: Amalfea. 1999. 2d edition. 2000
  • Joint Stock Companies (in Association with J.Funk) // Background and Theory. Minsk: Amalfea. 1999


  • Arbitration Rules of International Chamber of Commerce // Practical Comments on Arbitration Rules of Leading Arbitration Institutions. St. Petersburg, Moscow, Berlin: Arbitration Court [Treteiskiy Sud] Journal. №4. 2012
  • National and International Sources of International Commercial Arbitration // International Commercial Arbitration Textbook. St. Petersburg, Moscow, Berlin: Arbitration Court [Treteiskiy Sud] Journal. №5. 2012
  • Historia, losy oraz znaczenie Konwencji moskiewskiej [History, Fate and Role of the Moscow Convention] // Arbitraz I mediacja. Ksiega jubileuszowa. Warsaw: Sad Arbitrazowy. 2012
  • Yearly Review of Russian State Courts’ Cases on Matters Related to Arbitration for the Years 2007-2012  (in Association with E.Solomatina and I.Varyushina) // St. Petersburg: Arbitration Court [Treteiskiy Sud] Journal
  • Yearly Contribution of the Chapter on Russia (Legislation, Case Law on Issues Related to International Arbitration) to Baker & McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook (in Association with E. Solomatina and I.Varyushina) // The Baker&McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbooks. USA: JurisNet, LLC. 2007-2012
  • Arbitration in CIS Countries: the Same as Everywhere? Current Issues. Association for International Arbitration // Maklu: Antwerpen, Apeldoorn, Partland. 2012
  • ICC Šķīrējtiesas reglamenta jaunā redakcija [New ICC Rules of Arbitration] (in Association with G.Zukova) // Riga: Jurista Vārds. №2. 2012
  • Constitutional Grounds for Arbitration and Arbitrability of Disputes in Russia and Other CIS Countries // Czech (& Central European) Yearbook of Arbitration. USA: JurisNet, LLC. Vol.I. 2011
  • New ICC Rules of Arbitration (in Association with G.Zukova)  // St. Petersburg: Arbitration Court [Treteiskiy Sud] Journal. №6. 2011
  • Guerrilla Tactics in International Arbitration, Russian View – Chapter IV Alternative Dispute Resolution (“Guerrilla Tactics”) // Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration. Wien: Manz, Beck, Stampfi. 2011
  • Enforcement of SCC Arbitral Awards in CIS Countries: Reflections on Arbitration History – Essays in Honour of Ulf Franke – Between East and West // USA: JurisNet, LLC Publishing. 2010
  • Arbitraż w Krajach Wspólnoty Niepodleglych Państw [Arbitration in CIS Countries] (in Association with A.Tynel and J.Funk) // Warsaw: Arbitration Bulletin No. 11.2009
  • Procedure in International Arbitration. Practical Recommendations on Application of International Commercial Arbitration. Alternative Dispute Resolution Textbook // St. Petersburg: Arbitration Court [Treteiskiy Sud] Journal. №3. 2009
  • International Commercial Dispute Resolution in Russia – International Commercial Dispute Resolution // Tottel Publishing. 2009
  • Derogation effect of the Arbitration Agreement // St. Petersburg: Arbitration Court [Treteiskiy Sud] Journal. №10. 2009
  • Staying Court Proceedings under the New York Convention – Сhapter 4 Staying Court Proceedings/Compelling Arbitration (in Association with Haig Oghigian) // International Arbitration Checklists. Baker&McKenzie International Dispute Resolution Practice Group. USA: JurisNet, LLC. 2004. 2nd edition. 2009
  • Derogation Effect of the Arbitration Agreement // Journal Mezhdunarodny Kommerchesky Arbitrazh [International Commercial Arbitration]. №10. 2009
  • The Effect of Parallel Litigation under Russian law // Global Arbitration Review. Volume 3. Issue 2. 2008
  • Russia: Disclosure Standards for Arbitrators. The Lessons of a Certain Case – Chapter 2 Arbitration // Austrian Arbitration Yearbook. Wien: Manz, Beck, Stampfi. 2008
  • Determining Rules of Procedure. Place of Arbitration. Commentary to the Law of the Russian Federation on International Commercial Arbitration // St. Petersburg: Arbitration Court [Treteiskiy Sud] Journal . № 2. 2007
  • Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in the Russian Federation (in Association with J.Benedictsson)// Stockholm International Arbitration Review. Issue 1. 2005
  • 12 Criteria of a Choice of Jurisdiction // Collegium Journal. №3. 2005
  • Choice of the Place of the Arbitration // St. Petersburg: Arbitration Court [Treteiskiy Sud] Journal. №1. 2004
  • How to Kill Arbitration Clause // St. Petersburg: Arbitration Court [Treteiskiy Sud] Journal. №5. 2003
  • Agency Agreement // Zakon. №6. 2000

Membership in professional associations:

  • Vice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration
  • Chairman of the Arbitration Commission of the Russian National Committee of the ICC
  • Member of the Board of the International Ar bitration Court at the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member of the the Polish Arbitration Association
  • Member of the the Austrian Arbitration Association and the Ukrainian Arbitration Association