Dmitry Kuptsov

Dmitry Kuptsov

Senior Associate, Advocate, LL.M.
Dmitry Kuptsov

Chambers Europe

We would recommend Dmitry Kuptsov as being highly dedicated, competent and flexible in providing his excellent legal services

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Dmitry Kuptsov is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution, Restructuring & Insolvency and White Collar Crime, Compliance and Investigations Practices of ALRUD Law Firm.

Dmitry specializes in handling complex domestic and cross-border disputes, in various areas of law and business industries. He has extensive experience working on full-scale projects, in the fields of out-of-court restructuring and bankruptcy. He also successfully represents clients in arbitrations and proceedings on enforcement of arbitral awards. Dmitry’s sphere of expertise additionally includes conducting internal investigations, compliance checks and asset tracing, in different jurisdictions.

Dmitry graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Higher School of Economics in 2012. In 2013, he received a Master's Degree in Law from Lund University (Sweden).

In 2017, Dmitry was on secondment in London at the law firm Slaughter and May, member of The Magic Circle. Dmitry is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Include advising and representing

One of the founders of the Russia’s largest fishery holding, Norebo

on the issues of Russian law arising in a cross-border dispute, related to control over the holding ownership (the “fish case”), as well as in a number of related domestic litigations.

European branch of Sberbank

in the matter of the foreclosure on mortgaged warehouses and valuable land plots, in the area of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport.

A well-known eastern-European businessman

defending a legal action for compensation of harm, initiated by a Russian oil company, in the High Court of Justice in England, on the basis of Russian tort law (including bankruptcy issues and art. 1064 CC RF).

A well-known Swiss trading bank

in the matter on recovery of indebtedness from an individual trader, due to his failure to comply with margin call requirements.

An American manufacturer of ceiling systems

in a series of full-scale administrative investigations, initiated by the Russian authorities, in the course of supervision over construction of 2018 FIFA World Cup infrastructure objects and sport facilities.

A well-known Russian-British investor

in a number of defamation matters, against the leading Russian and foreign mass media.

A major vehicles manufacturer

in a series of interrelated bankruptcy cases of its Russian regional dealers, with the total amount of claims exceeding 20 billion Roubles. These included numerous disputes involving challenging transactions (claw back action), subsidiary liability, subordination of creditors’ claims and the dismissal of the bankruptcy receiver.

An international commodities trader

in the action for challenging of its transactions, initiated by the Deposit Insurance Agency, in the capacity of the insolvent bank’s receiver.

The leading Russian private investment fund and its top-management

in a number of closely-related bankruptcy proceedings in the side-disputes for holding its subsidiary liable, launched by one of the creditors.

One of the largest creditors of Antipinsky refinery

on general issues of Russian civil and commercial law and various related aspects of Russian bankruptcy law arising in the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) arbitration on recovery of indebtedness.

An international media corporation

in the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (the ICAC at the RF CCI) arbitration on the recovery of indebtedness from a Russian publishing house.

A large multinational advertising and public relations company

in an internal investigation against a number of its Russian office’s employees, due to allegations of conspiracy with the contractors.

The world’s largest manufacturer of agricultural equipment

in an investigation, conducted in the course of a global acquisition of the leading German producer of machine solutions, for road construction and road rehabilitation.

Best Lawyers, 2022 recommends Dmitry Kuptsov for Arbitration and Mediation, and International Arbitration.
Best Lawyers, 2021 recommends Dmitry Kuptsov for Arbitration and Mediation.
The Legal 500, 2021 recommends Dmitry Kuptsov for Dispute Resolution.
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