Roman KHODYKINPartner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
Roman is an arbitration specialist with extensive experience in national and cross-border matters, with particular emphasis on the energy and oil and gas sectors. He holds a Ph. D in Conflict of Laws. Roman is an English solicitor and also qualified as an Advocate in Russia.
Roman is a Visiting Professor in the Centre for Commercial Law at Queen Mary University of London. He has also lectured at Clare College, Cambridge University, l’Université Paris-Saclay (Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin) and Exeter University.
Additionally, Roman is an alternative member of the ICC Court of International Arbitration in Paris, an arbitrator of the Arbitration Court for Sport at the Russian Olympic Committee and an editor of the International Commercial Arbitration Review (Moscow).
In recent years Roman has advised on a multi-million dollar ICSID investment treaty arbitration against the Republic of Kazakhstan, and acted in LCIA, ICC, AAA and MKAS arbitrations. Roman also represented athletes before the Ad Hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Roman has recently authored two books:
• Arbitration Law of Russia: Practice and Procedure and
• The System of English Civil Process, Russian edition.
He also regularly writes on the subject of arbitration, most recently his articles include Why is class arbitration unpopular across the pond? for the Fordham Papers, and Interaction between Russia and England in Civil Procedure for European Business Law Review.