Mikhail Ivanov is a partner at Dentons’ St Petersburg office and head of Dentons’ Russian litigation and arbitration practice. Mr Ivanov advises clients on a wide range of legal matters involving investment in the Russian Federation, specialising in the resolution of disputes between foreign investors and major Russian companies, in particular before the Russian commercial courts and courts of general jurisdiction. He also acts as counsel to parties in international commercial arbitrations, in particular in arbitrations conducted under the auspices of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation in Moscow. He graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations, International Law Department in 1984.