Young IMA: New Perspective on Dispute Resolution


Admission of research papers has been closed. Thanks to everyone who participated!

The Council is now evaluating the research papers received. The results will be announced at this page on August 1, 2021.

Good luck!

Young IMA invites aspiring specialists to take part in the Research competition “New Perspective on Dispute Resolution”.

The competition is aimed to popularise alternative dispute resolution in Russia and abroad, as well as to encourage the in-depth study of debatable issues of ADR by students and young professionals.

Students, pursuing full-time or part-time bachelor, master or post-graduate degree, or equivalent in Russian and foreign universities (institutions), as well as other persons not older than 28 years old, including foreign nationals, are eligible to take part in the competition.

Deadline for submission of the research papers – until July 1, 2021.

The date of the announcement of the results – August 1, 2021.

Research papers may be submitted in Russian or English

Research papers should be sent to

The prize for the winners of the competition is 50,000 RUB, for runners-up – 25,000 RUB.

Read the Regulation on the Competition


  • Nikita Kondrashov

    Co-Chair of Young IMA, Attorney, LL.M. (Bucerius, Hamburg), Axioma

  • Elena Burova

    Co-Chair of Young IMA, Senior Associate, Ivanyan and Partners Law Firm

  • Pavel Sementsov

    Co-Chair of Young IMA, Senior Associate, Regionservis Law Firm