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Experience and list of cases

David Khachvani’s experience includes participation in various investment and commercial disputes as counsel or as secretary or assistant to the arbitral tribunal.

 

Representative arbitrations include:

  • Vestey Group Ltd v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, (ICSID Case No. ARB/06/4) – an ICSID arbitration concerning an alleged expropriation of the cattle farming business (Assistant to the Tribunal)
  • Ioannis Kardassopoulos v. The Republic of Georgia, (ICSID Case No. ARB/05/18) – an ICSID arbitration relating to the construction of the trans-Caucasian oil pipeline (member of the counsel team)
  • Georgia v. Russian Federation, an ICJ Case concerning the Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (assisted the counsel team)
  • Turkish company v. transnational corporation – a confidential ICC arbitration concerning the gas price adjustment (Secretary of the Tribunal)
  • Eastern European company v. Central Asian State – an ICSID arbitration concerning the gas distribution industry (Secretary of the Tribunal)
  • Luxembourg company v. Luxembourg company – a confidential ICC arbitration involving an acquisition of a fashion retailer (Secretary of the Tribunal)
  • Northern American company v. Eastern European State – a confidential UNCITRAL arbitration concerning the revocation of a mining license (Secretary of the Tribunal)
  • Western European company v. Eastern European State – a confidential UNCITRAL arbitration concerning the gambling industry (Secretary of the Tribunal)
  • Georgian agricultural company v. Kazakh distributor – a confidential SCC arbitration involving agriculture and trade (member of the counsel team)
  • Azeri oil and gas company v. Georgian construction company – a confidential ICAC arbitration involving a construction of a power-plant (member of the counsel team)
  • Eastern European company v. CIS country – a confidential ICC arbitration concerning the renewable energy sector (member of the counsel team)