What he specialises inMikhail specialises in a wide range of legal matters in the energy sector and in the law of obligations, specifically, in disputes arising out of sale and purchase (supply) agreements for resources supplied by the connected grid, the supply of services involving the transmission (transportation) of a resource, utility connection to the grid, and disputes over the ownership and registration of rights to infrastructure facilities.
He has been actively engaged in projects related to disputes over the ownership title to real estate, the entry into, performance and termination of various types of contracts for the compensation of damage and the return of unjust enrichment, as well as corporate-related disputes.
Mikhail boasts extensive experience of working at the Russian Supreme Court, the Russian Supreme Commercial Court and within commercial organisations.
His key achievements
- He is one of the experts responsible for drafting the most prominent resolutions of the Plenum of the Supreme Court and of the Supreme Commercial Court addressing issues concerning general provisions of civil legislation, the statute of limitations, liability for defaulting on obligations and the performance of obligations, the entry into and interpretation of contracts, as well as clarifications of the highest national courts concerning supplies of resources along the connected grid and tariff regulation;
- He pursues teaching activity, including as the chair of the law of obligations at The Private Law Research Centre under the President of the Russian Federation named after S.S. Alekseev;
- He has also authored a monograph and numerous articles in trade publications and has co-authored a popular commentary on the Russian Civil Code.