Izabella Kharlamova

Special Counsel

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P: +7.495.545.0786
F: +7.495.545.0778
Izabella Sarkisyan

Izabella Kharlamova concentrates primarily on dispute resolution issues. Her practice focuses on international arbitration, including both commercial and public international law disputes. Izabella has acted as counsel in both institutional and ad hoc arbitrations (including under the SCC, LCIA, UNCITRAL rules).

Prior to joining Baker Botts Moscow office Ms. Kharlamova practiced in the firm's London office as part of its arbitration team.

Ms. Kharlamova speaks Russian and English.

Related Experience

  • Sovereign State – UNCITRAL arbitration under the Energy Charter Treaty involving an amount in dispute alleged to exceed US$100 billion
  • Sovereign state – SCC arbitration under a bilateral investment treaty regarding alleged expropriation and unfair treatment
  • Danish hotel group – ICSID arbitration against the Arab Republic of Egypt
  • Russian gas company – SCC arbitration regarding a contractual dispute governed by English law with amount in dispute exceeding US$250 million
  • English bunker fuels company – LCIA arbitration regarding alleged breaches of services contract and charterparties
  • Latvian softwood supplier ad hoc London arbitration
  • U.S. oil company – LCIA arbitration against a Norwegian shipping company arising out of an FPSO offshore Equatorial Guinea
  • Russian oil company – cross-border litigation in multiple jurisdictions worldwide
  • UNCITRAL arbitration under Energy Charter Treaty and Ukraine-Moldova BIT – acted as secretary to the tribunal
  • Russian trading company - litigation against Russian tax authorities
  • Advising a U.S. energy company on different aspects of Russian labor law and PSA regime
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development – revolving working capital and refund guarantee facility for the purposes of financing the acquisition of five aircrafts
  • Major Dutch chemicals producer – advising on $40 million acquisition of a Russian paint manufacturer owning production facilities in Lipetsk


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