Attorney at law (Moscow Bar), PhD in Law, LL.M., MCIArb, partner at Nektorov, Saveliev & Partners (Moscow, Russia), adjunct professor at MGIMO - Moscow State Institute of International Relations (chair of international law).
Ilia Rachkov's areas of specialization are: international dispute resolution and international trade law (including international investment law and WTO law).
Since his graduation from the law faculty of the Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonossov (1996), Ilia Rachkov has collected substantial experience in advising foreign and Russian companies, including banks, and state authorities in dispute resolution matters (both before state courts in and outside Russia and ad hoc and institutional domestic and international arbitration tribunals) and international trade matters.
Mr Rachkov is included in the list of recommended arbitrators of the Russian Arbitration Center, the Arbitration Center at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and the International Arbitration Centre (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan). Dr. Rachkov is a member of the Legal Committee of the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce and a Member of the Scientific Advisory Council on International Law of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation.
TDM 5 (2020) - The Interaction Between International Investment Law and Special Economic Zones (SEZs)