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Andrey LISITSYN-SVETLANOV


  • Doctor of Law, Professor.
  • Awarded the order of Leopold II (Belgium).
  • Member of the Scientific expert Council under the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
  • Member of the Scientific expert Council under the Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
  • Awarded the order of Friendship (Russian Federation).
  • Recommended in the publication Legal Experts EMEA as an expert on the issues of dispute resolution and trends of Natural resources/Energy.
  • Awarded the order of St. Sergius of Radonezh Russian Orthodox Church.
  • Arbitrator of the arbitration court of the international centre for the settlement of disputes at the Economic court of CIS (St. Petersburg).
  • Author of more than 80 publications.
  • Member of the Board of the President of the Russian Federation on science, technology and education.
  • Bureau Member of the Board of Directors of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
  • Member of the commissions of the Russian Academy of Sciences on intellectual property and nanotechnology.
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Center of problem analysis and state-administrative planning.
  • Member of public Council at the state investigation Committee of the Russian Federation.
  • Member of Executive Committee of Russian Association of international law.
  • Member of the International Academy of comparative law (Paris).
  • Member of the Argentine Academy of law and social Sciences.
  • Arbitrator of the International commercial arbitration court at the RF CCI.
  • Elected arbitrator of the Arbitration court of the International chamber of Commerce, Permanent court of arbitration , the Hague, the Arbitration Institute of the Trade chamber of Stockholm. 
  • Member of editorial boards of the journals «State and law», «Board», «proceedings of the Institute of state and law of RAS», «Legal policy and legal life», «European Business Law Review», «The Uppsala Yearbook of East European Law».


1973 Graduate of the Moscow state University Lomonosov.

1981 Master of law at Columbia University (New York, USA).

1992 Senior partner of the Law firm "YUST".

1996 Given the status of a advocate.

2002 Doctor of legal Sciences. Professor.

2004-2017 Director of the Institute of state and law, Russian Academy of Sciences. Chairman of the scientific Council of the Institute.

2008 Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

2011 Academician. Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.