Konstantin Isho

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution Practice​

Tel: +7 (495) 151 88 87

E-mail: isho@bestadvicelaw.com


Konstantin has been working in the bar from the very beginning. In 2004 Konstantin began his legal career as a lawyer at a large Moscow insurance company, in which he headed the legal department and successfully supervised it for 5 years. In 2009 he was invited to the group for creating an insurance company and an insurance broker specializing exclusively in insurance of large risks, including space and sea insurance at the international level.​

From 2014 Konstantin has represented clients both in the state courts and in arbitration centres. Konstantin is a lawyer practicing in state commercial courts and courts of general jurisdiction, including the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, as well as in the field of international arbitration, particularly under the rules of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.​

He has handled more than 1000 cases on a wide range of commercial, contractual, financial, corporate, tax and administrative legal relations at the courts. Konstantin specializes in insolvency (bankruptcy) cases, both on the side of the debtor, beneficial owners and creditors.​


  • Representing companies and natural persons in the courts of all levels of the judicial system in various categories of disputes;​
  • Defensing companies in international commercial arbitration centres of various jurisdictions, recognising and enforcing both foreign courts’ decisions and awards in Russia and Russian courts’ decisions and awards in European countries;​
  • Representing clients in government bodies, supervisory bodies, in particular in the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, the Federal Antimonopoly Service, the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor) etc;​
  • Due diligence of companies regarding compliance of their operation with the laws of the Russian Federation, consulting them;​
  • Preparing expert opinions on the application of Russian law to foreign companies, including for the submission of these conclusions to judicial authorities of foreign jurisdictions;​
  • Legal support of various transactions, in particular real estate transactions, corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, transactions with intangible assets.​


  • Development of concept of the most effective and proper protection in various proceedings;
  • Protection of the clients’ corporate rights, including from illegal actions of other members of company, countering the hostile takeover of enterprise;​
  • Representing the Russian and foreign companies, including debtors and beneficial owners, before the Russian commercial courts in bankruptcy proceedings (including deals concerning invalidation of transaction);​
  • Drawing up the expert opinions on the application of the legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of insurance, including space and sea insurance, as well as opinions on Russian civil law for submission to a foreign court as evidence.​

Publications, scientific and research activity​

Konstantin wrote several articles in scientific Russian and international journals:​

  • Isho K.D. Comparative characteristics of legislation on motor third party liability insurance in foreign countries // Law and policy, N 6, 2007.​
  • Isho K.D. The procedure for concluding, performing and terminating a contract of motor third party liability insurance // Law and policy, N 6, 2008.​
  • Isho K.D. Subjects of contract of motor third party liability insurance according to French law / Materials of the international scientific-practical conference "Economics, State and Society in the XXI Century" in the framework of the Rumyantsev Readings. Moscow, Publishing House of Russian State University of Trade and Economics, 2006.​
  • Isho K.D. Compensation for damage under a civil liability insurance contract // Corporate counsel, N 7, 2006.​
  • Isho K.D. Limitation period in insurance legal relations / Juridical and legal work in insurance, №3, 2007 (11).​
  • Isho K.D. The legal role of the victim as a subject of a contract of motor third party liability insurance / Legal science, N 2 (30), 2008.​
  • Isho K.D. Thesis for the PhD degree "Legal problems of applying of motor third party liability insurance in the Russian Federation".​
  • Isho K.D. Chapter 7 of Scientific and Technical Report "Development of proposals on insurance of means for launching spacecraft of ground-based space infrastructure facilities and spacecraft at the stages of launch and operation in orbit". Moscow, 2010.​
  • Isho K.D. Scientific and practical research "Guidelines for space risk insurance". Moscow, 2015.​
  • Legal analysis of the inclusion in the tender documentation of requirements for the reliability rating and the size of the authorized capital of the insurer as a procurement participant in accordance with the Federal Law of July 18, 2011 N 223-FZ "On the Procurement of Goods, Work, and Services by Certain Types of Legal Entities" / European Journal of Law and Political Sciences N 2, 2016.​