NORAIR BABADJANIAN 2017-12-22T12:00:23+00:00

Project Description

Norair Babadjanian

AddressSmolenskaya Embankment, 2 Suite 33, Moscow 121099, Russian Federation
Phone(+7) 499 248 7278
EducationMr Babadjanian received legal education at University of Latvia (BCL & MA, 1981-1986), Tulane Law School in the US (MLA, 1994-1995), and St Edmund’s College, Cambridge University (LLM, 1995-1997). He also read International Arbitration at St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Diploma, 2012-2014).
Bar Admission
Work ExperienceMr Babadjanian is regularly appointed as counsel in complex multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes, conducted in major European, North American and South-East Asian litigation centres, as well as under the auspices of the leading arbitral institutions such as the LCIA and LMAA (London), ICC (Paris), SCC (Stockholm), VIAC (Vienna), ICDR (New York), and ICSID (Washington, DC). He advises international corporations and sovereign governments in a wide range of industry sectors, including:

– Admiralty and Maritime
– Banking and Finance
– Construction and Infrastructure
– Insurance and Reinsurance
– International Trade and Commodities
– Mining and Natural Resources
– Oil and Gas
– Pharmaceuticals
– Space and Aviation
– Telecommunications
Mr Babadjanian’s arbitrator and recommended arbitrator listings include:
– Vienna International Arbitral Centre (Vienna, Austria)
– Santiago Arbitration and Mediation Center (Santiago, Chile)
– Cairo Regional Centre for International Arbitration (Cairo, Egypt)
– German Institution of Arbitration (Cologne, Germany)
– German Maritime Arbitration Association (Hamburg, Germany)
– Indonesian National Arbitration Board (Jakarta, Indonesia)
– Tehran Regional Arbitration Centre (Tehran, Iran)
– Milan Arbitration Chamber (Milan, Italy)
– Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (Tokyo, Japan)
– Kazakhstan International Arbitrage (Almaty, Kazakhstan)
– Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (Seoul, Korea)
– Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre For Arbitration (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
– Arbitration Centre of Mexico (Mexico City, Mexico)
– SCC Arbitration Institute (Stockholm, Sweden)
– UCCI Maritime Arbitration Commission (Kiev, Ukraine)

Present PositionMr Babadjanian is a dual qualified lawyer. He is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales and a Russian Advocate. Mr Babadjanian is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London and a Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration in The Hague.
His professional career includes training with Healy & Baillie LLP, a Wall Street law firm in New York, and seven years of associateship with Ince & Co LLP, a premier City of London international commercial practice.
Past positionsMr Babadjanian was the head of Moscow operations at DLA Weiss Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH in Vienna, Austria at the launch of its Russian endeavour in 2004, and then the Moscow partner head of DLA Piper’s international dispute resolution group. He had subsequently joined the London and Moscow offices of Dewey & LeBoeuf, a white shoe New York law firm, as the head of their international dispute resolution effort in Russia & CIS.
Publications– Definition of an “Investment” in ICSID Context State Registration Chambers’ Reporter / Ministry of Justice (Moscow), (2014)
– Co-author: Russian Investments Abroad: Remedies of Protection
State Registration Chambers’ Reporter / Ministry of Justice (Moscow), (2013)
– Co-author: Russian Insurance Law Euromoney (London), (2000)
– Co-author: Insurance Law and Regulation in the Russian Federation International Business Lawyer (London), (1998)
– Co-author: Brussels Convention on Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters: Flaws Discussed Journal of International Law (Moscow), (1997)
– The Maritime Code of Latvia: An Introduction International Journal of Shipping Law (London), (1997)
LanguagesRussian and English