Ilya Kokorin is a lecturer at the Company Law Department, Institute of Private Law at Leiden Law School. He completed his Advanced Master studies programme in International Civil and Commercial Law (cum laude) from Leiden Law School in 2015. He also participated in the Meijer’s Institute Talent Programme, as part of which he took internships in litigation and arbitration practice groups of NautaDutilh and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. While studying in Leiden, Ilya was also a member of the Leiden University team for the Willem C Vis Moot competition (2014-2015).
Prior to taking up his position at Leiden Law School, Ilya practiced commercial law in Russia, working for Mannheimer Swartling, Borenius Russia and other law firms. His area of expertise includes insolvency law, international commercial arbitration and corporate disputes. Soon after graduating from Leiden University, Ilya opened his own full-service law firm in Saint Petersburg, in which he is now serving Of Counsel.
- The Curious Case of Vladimir Kekhman, and Treatment of Foreign Insolvencies in Russia, INSOL Europe Inside Story. (2016)
- Russian Rio 2016 Saga: Lex Sportiva in Action, Kluwer Arbitration Blog. (2016)
- Creeping “Crusade” of Russian Courts against Arbitrability of Public-Related Disputes, Kluwer Arbitration Blog. (2016)
- Force Majeure and Unforeseen Change of Circumstances. The Case of Embargoes and Currency Fluctuations (Russian, German and French Approaches), The Russian Law Journal. Vol. 3. No. 3, 46-82. (2015)