Khristofor Ivanyan advises clients on managing crisis issues with federal and regional state authorities and provides a sound legal counsel and practical political advice on entry to the regional Russian markets, negotiating state contracts and participating in public tenders.
Khristofor Ivanyan has profound knowledge in legislative and regulatory matters involving urban and land development, natural resources, food industry, state disputes.
As a litigator Khristofor Ivanyan has on numerous occasions participated as strategist or chief trial counsel in transborder commercial litigations involving issues of corporate fraud, asset tracing, insolvency, freezing of assets, white-collar crime. Khristofor Ivanyan on several occasions represented federal state bodies in disputes in the Russian Federation, the UK, the USA and Arab countries.
2006 - present
2000 – 2005
1998 – 2000
1998 – 2000
1998 – 1999
1993 – 1998
Since 1998 - Member of the Saint-Petersburg Bar Association
Since 2006 - Association of lawyers of Russia. Deputy Chairman of International
Chambers Europe 2017: "Khristofor is always available and capable to provide strategic advice on complicated contentious and non-contentious matters"
Best Lawyers 2016: Leading expert in arbitration and mediation in Russia
Chambers Europe 2017, 2016: Leading expert in Corporate / M&A and Dispute Resolution in Russia
The Legal 500 2016: recommended lawyer in Dispute Resolution in Russia
Chambers Europe 2015: Leading individual in Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market in Russia
The Legal 500 2015: recommended lawyer in Dispute Resolution in Russia; “insightful and client-oriented”
The Legal 500 2012: ‘very thorough and diligent’, Khristofor Ivanyan has ‘a very good sense of the commercial aspects’
Awards and Honours
2011 – Mr. Ivanyan received a token of gratitude from the President of the Russian Federation for active work on protection of interests of the country.
2011 – Mr. Ivanyan received a token of gratitude from the Minister of Foreign Relations of the Russian Federation for assisting in protection of interests of the country.
2005 - Mr. Ivanyan received a token of gratitude from the President of the Russian Federation for the achievements in protection of interests and rights.