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Maksim Zhukov

Advocate
Maxim Zhukov, Advocate at Lex Torre Law Office
Career: In practice since 2013.

Languages: Belarusian, Russian, English, Italian


m.zhukov@lextorre.com
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EXPERTISE

BAR ADMISSION
Member of the Minsk City Bar Association.

International commercial and investment arbitration is his main focus of specialization and expertise. In this sphere Maksim has extensive experience in advising, estimation of perspectives in arbitration proceedings and acting as a party's counsel in leading arbitration institutions (ICC, SCC, VIAC, LCIA, ICAC at Russian CCI, IAC at BelCCI).

ARBITRATION PANEL MEMBERSHIPS
Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) – List of Practitioners.
    EDUCATION
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    • Belarusian State University (Minsk, Belarus), Law Faculty.
    • Belarusian State University. Master of Law.
    • Training courses for mediators (Center for mediation and law).
    EXPERIENCE
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    • Acting as an arbitrator in the dispute governed by laws of England between Belarusian High Tech Park company and company from Malta for payment within SaaS type advertising contract under the Rules of International Arbitration Court at BelCCI.
    • Presentation of interests and advising Singapore company in the dispute with Hungarian buyer in the amount of 1 million USD related to the payment for delivered coal governed by CISG and foreign law under the Expedited Rules of Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC).
    • Advising key sector Belarusian company and providing legal opinion on the matter of possible arbitration dispute under the Rules of Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) with German supplier deriving from equipment supply contract governed by the laws of Sweden.
    • Advising the Ukrainian company and providing legal opinion on the matter of possible arbitration dispute under the Rules of Vienna International Arbitration Center with Swedish supplier for the return of advance payment for undelivered goods (dispute is governed by CISG, lex merctoria and laws of Sweden).
    • Presentation of interests of the Lithuanian company in the dispute under the Rules of Vienna International Arbitration Center with Belarusian buyer deriving from quality and compliance of goods with supply contract governed by CISG and Belarusian law.
    • Presentation of interests of Belarusian key sector company in the dispute under the Rules of International Arbitration Court at International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) against Czech supplier related to the breach of quality towards delivered equipment under CISG and Belarusian law.
    • Presentation of interests of Cyprus company in the dispute under the Rules of International Arbitration Court at International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) against Polish company on the matter of payment for consultancy services (dispute is governed by laws of Poland).
    • Providing advice to Belarusian leading insurance company on the matter of possible dispute under the Rules of London Court of International Arbitration with insurance company from North Korea related to the payments under reinsurance contract governed by laws of England.
    • Providing legal opinion to Belarusian commodities trader on the matter of possible arbitration proceedings under the Rules of London Court of International Arbitration related to the payment of demurrage and dispatch by the US buyer under the contracts governed by the laws of England.
    • Providing legal opinion to Ukrainian branch Austrian company on the matter of dispute under the Rules of International Commercial Arbitration Court of Ukrainian CCI with Belarusian buyer of seeds under supply contract governed by laws of Ukraine.
    • Presentation of interests of Lithuanian company in the range of disputes under the Rules of International Arbitration Court at Russian CCI related to the fines for long-term use of wagons in the territory of foreign countries prohibited by supply contract governed by laws of Russia.
    • Providing legal opinion and presentation of interests of Belarusian company in the dispute under the Rules of International Arbitration Court at BelCCI with Belarusian main contractor for payment of guarantee withholdings under the construction contract based on FIDIC Yellow Book and governed by laws of Belarus.
    • Providing legal opinion, presentation of interests and settlement of dispute under the Rules of International Arbitration Court at BelCCI between English insurance company and Belarusian client on the matter partial return of payment for insurance advisor services under the contract governed by Belarusian law.
    • Providing legal opinion and presentation of interests of Croatian main contractor in the dispute under the Rules of International Arbitration Court at BelCCI with Belarusian state-owned company for return of materials and equipment under terminated contract governed by Belarusian law.
    • Providing legal opinion and presentation of interests of Russian company in the range of disputes under the Rules of International Arbitration Court at BelCCI with Belarusian state-owned company on the matter of avoidance of contract governed by CISG and laws of Belarus and validity of set-off.
    • Providing legal opinion and participation in pre-arbitration settlement of the dispute between Swiss company under the Rules of International Arbitration Court at BelCCI with Belarusian company related to the repayment of loan under the contracts governed by Belarusian law.
    • Providing legal opinion to the Belarusian company on the matter of recognition and enforcement of award issued by Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) in the territory of Vietnam.
    • Acting as the member of the team of local advisor that represented the interests of the Republic of Belarus in the investment dispute against Delta Belarus Holding B.V under the ICSID Rules.

    PUBLICATIONS:

    Mazim Zhukov is widely published on the topic of international commercial arbitration, litigation, commercial and contract law, intellectual property, investment and privatization, mass media and advertising, trade law, labour relations.
    Innovations in the regulation of arbitration courts in the Republic of Belarus
    Arbitration.ru, March 14, 2020
    In Belarus an arbitration court is the organization that is not a part of judicial system and is created to resolve disputes in the form of a permanent arbitration court or arbitration court, which is formed by agreement of parties to resolve a specific dispute. There is a separate regulation of the activities of arbitration and international arbitration courts (two separate laws have been adopted) in Belarus.
    The permanent arbitration court is a non-profit organization or a separate division of a legal entity. According to posted on the official website of Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus Register of arbitrators and permanent arbitration courts, three permanent arbitration courts created as non-profit organizations today as well as 26 permanent arbitration courts created as separate divisions of legal entities
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      Monographs

      • M. Zhukov is co-author of Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform, the 16th edition in the series of the leading annual publication of the World Bank Group.
      • International justice in XXI century / E. Babkina [etc.] – Minsk: National Centre of Legislation and Legal Research of the Republic of Belarus with support of the Court of the Eurasian Economic Union, 2016. – M. Zhukov: Section «Arbitrability of cross-border relations in the sphere of intellectual property».
      Public activities
      • Speaker of the VI International Arbitration Readings in memory of Academician Igor Pobirchenko, Kyiv (October, 2019).
      • Speaker of the IX Western Ukrainian Legal Forum, organized by the Ukrainian Bar Association - presentation on "The Prague Rules or the Rules for Effective Organization of the Process in International Arbitration", Lviv, Ukraine (March, 2019).
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      Special permit (license) for advocacy № 02240 / 2924 - 28.07.2017.

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