Legal Documents 

Pleadings and rulings in the Gorbachev v Guriev case


Mr Gorbachev’s legal team is led by Bernard O’Sullivan and Luke Pardey of City of London firm CMS and by Paul Stanley QC of Essex Court Chambers and Mark Tushingham of Twenty Essex.

The case number is CL-2020-00358.

Mr Gorbachev’s detailed claim, lodged at the English High Court (February 2020)

Judge’s Pearce’s ruling on service (October 2019)

Judge Pearce refuses Mr Guriev leave to appeal service ruling (November 2019)

Court of Appeal also refuses Mr Guriev permission to appeal Judge Pearce’s ruling (January 2020)

NEWS (May 2021): Following a Case Management Conference at the Commercial Court in London, Nicholas Vineall QC, sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, made directions for the case all the way through to trial. A six-week trial has now been scheduled to begin at the UK court on January 23, 2023.