Anatoly Matveev's practice is a mix of international arbitration, both investment treaty and commercial, and complex cross-border litigation cases. He has represented clients or acted against parties from Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and other FSU (former Soviet Union) countries. Anatoly has worked on disputes relating to mining, energy, M&A, financial services, shareholders' agreements, joint ventures, fraud, and procurement contracts.
Anatoly has participated in dozens of arbitration proceedings conducted under the rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). In addition, he was actively involved in a commercial litigation dispute in the District Court of Amsterdam. He has represented clients in arbitrations and court hearings in London, Paris, and Amsterdam.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Anatoly worked at several leading English and U.S. law firms. He was counsel in the only Energy Charter Treaty case conducted in Russian and defended the client in one of the most important English law cases on the "piercing the corporate veil" doctrine. Anatoly also worked for a major Russian energy company, representing the company and its subsidiaries in arbitrazh courts and competition tribunals and advising on issues of corporate and competition law.
The following represents experience acquired prior to joining Jones Day.
Advised a leading Russian developer in an LCIA early assessment case.
Represented an investor in an arbitration claim at the SCC against an Eastern Europe state under the Energy Charter Treaty.
Represented a major Russian telecommunication company in a commercial arbitration concerning enforcement of an LCIA award.
Member of the team that successfully challenged the jurisdiction of English courts in a high-profile commercial case at the High Court and Court of Appeal (VTB Capital Plc v Nutritek International Corp & Ors).
- BPP Law School, London (Legal Practice Course with commendation 2012; Graduate Diploma in Law 2010); Lomonosov Moscow State University (Diploma in Law cum laude 1997, with a specialty in Civil Procedure Rules)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales; Lawyer, Russia
Member of one of the world's leading international arbitration teams as ranked by Global Arbitration Review
Ranked in The Legal 500 United Kingdom for public international law (2020 and 2021) and for international arbitration (2022)
- Russian (native), Ukrainian (reading proficiency), and French (basic)