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Saranchouk, Constantin
Constantin Saranchouk
Partner
Telephone: +7 495 728 9955

Constantin Saranchouk

-Partner

Experience

  • Regularly works on a wide range of cases involving insurance and reinsurance with the emphasis on work related to the resolution of insurance disputes.
  • Provides legal advice and advocacy for multinational insurance companies working in the Russian market and for major Russian insurers on questions relating to insurance coverage and subrogation, and representation at domestic and international commercial arbitrations.
  • Specialises primarily in the insurance of all risks cover for contractors and property developers, including the risk of loss or damage to the structure itself and to property on the construction site, liability risks and property developers’ commercial risks.
  • Specialises in all risks for industries and companies that use high-risk facilities, including the risk of loss of, or damage to property, liability risks and the risk of financial loss from business interruption; as well as company directors’ and officers’ liability risks, including for publicly traded companies and where shares are traded on foreign exchanges.
  • Experience in advising on risks for financial institutions (banks and professional participants in the securities markets), including risk of loss through fraud by bank employees and depositaries’ professional liability.

Major cases

  • Represented major international reinsurers and Lloyd’s syndicates as defendants in a dispute relating to reinsurance coverage of the loss resulting from the crash of prototype Russian aircraft, Sukhoi SuperJet-100, in Indonesia.
  • Represented Swiss reinsurer as defendant in a dispute relating to reinsurance coverage of the loss resulting from Sayano-Shushenskay hydroelectric power station disaster.
  • Represented international insurers and major Russian insurer in a dispute with an international corporation developing and administrating a business centre in Moscow; the dispute is related to the construction/erection policy and the collapse of an underground car park which occurred in the business centre while it was under construction.

Clients

  • Insurers
  • Reinsurers

Memberships

  • Founding partner of the Insurance Lawyers Society (Russia)
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)
  • Trustee of the Anglo-Russian Law Association
  • Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL)