Sergey Yuryev is a partner of CMS and has headed the dispute resolution practice in the Moscow office since 2008. Sergey has worked at CMS since 2000. Before joining CMS, Sergey worked at a major American law firm in Moscow, Baku (Azerbaijan) and Washington, DC.

Sergey has extensive experience in representing Russian and foreign clients in complex disputes before state commercial courts, courts of general jurisdiction and various state authorities in Russia, acting for clients in all categories of disputes. He also has substantial experience in handling international arbitration cases before various arbitration institutes (ICAC, SCC, LCIA). Sergey has significant experience in supporting debt restructuring procedures, insolvency (bankruptcy) proceedings and representation in corporate and shareholder disputes. Sergey leads a team of lawyers that provides a full range of services related to the resolution of any disputes in Russia and those having a Russian element in corporate, commercial, administrative and criminal areas.

Sergey graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1995 and from the Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1997. Sergey qualified to practise in New York (US) in 1998, and was admitted to practise in Russia in 1995. Sergey speaks English and French.