Dr. Viktor Gerbutov

Lawyer (RU)
Associated Partner
Practice Group Litigation, Arbitration & ADR
Practice Group Intellectual Property & Media

Viktor Gerbutov heads the Litigation, Arbitration & ADR practice group with Noerr Moscow. He has substantial experience in advising clients on – very often controversial and complex – issues of Russian civil law (in particular, contract law, collaterals and noncontractual remedies), corporate law and civil procedure. He represents clients before Russian courts as well as arbitration tribunals.

Expertise

  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Civil law
  • Private international law

 

Career

  • Legal studies at Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia)
  • Internship at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg (Germany)
  • Postgraduate studies at Lomonosov Moscow State University (Civil Law Department), (Russia)
  • With Noerr since 2006

Distinctions

  • Recommended as one of the leading experts for Dispute Resolution in Russia, Chambers Europe 2016 & Global 2016, 2017
  • Recommended as one of the leading experts for Dispute Resolution in Russia, The Legal 500 EMEA 2013 – 2016
  • Recommended as one of the leading experts for Intellectual Property in Russia, The Legal 500 EMEA 2014 – 2016
  • Recognized to be among top 10 litigators for Commercial Disputes, Debt Recoveries and Insolvencies in Russia, Kommersant 2017 
  • Rising Star for Litigation & Arbitration, ACQ5 Global Awards 2016
  • "an excellent, experienced and proactive litigator with deep knowledge of both substantive and procedural law", Chambers Europe & Global 2016

Memberships

  • Arbitrator at the Arbitration Court of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

Selected Publications

  • The Russian Law Chapter in the IBA Insurance Committee Substantive Project 2016 – “Insurers’ Rights of Recovery (Subrogation/Recourse)”
  • Parallel Import. Results of 2015, in: Arbitrazh Practice, issue 01/2016
  • On the Subject Matter of the Claim and Restoration of Corporate Control, in: Herald of Economic Justice, 12/2015
  • On Disgorgement of Profit Resulted from the Use of Another Person’s Assets, in: Herald of Economic Justice, 08/2015
  • Notion and Forms of Enrichment in Unjust Enrichment Obligations, doctorate thesis, 2014
  • Disputes arising from state contracts declared non-arbitrable, in: International Law Office, 07/2014
  • Key Problems of Unjust Enrichment Obligations in: Herald of the Supreme Arbitrazh Court, 1/2014 (co-author Dr. Novak D.V.)
  • Evolution of Enrichment. To the Theory of Enrichment under Russian law in: Vestnik grazhdanskogo prava, issue 2/2012
  • Section on Russian Law in Handbuch IT-Litigation, Dr. Otto Schmidt, 2012
  • Imposed Enrichment. To the Theory of Enrichment under Russian law in: Vestnik grazhdanskogo prava, issue 2/2011