Artem Barsukov


Artem Barsukov

Artem Barsukov, FCIArb

Law office of Bennett Jones LLP, Edmonton, AB (Alberta), CA (Canada)

ADR Certified Designation : FCIArb

Additional Language(s) : Russian, Swedish

VanIAC Panel(s) : Expedited Procedures Arbitrator

Practice Areas : Construction, Corporate Commercial, Energy, Government, Intellectual Property and Licensing, Partnership and Shareholder

Professional Experience

Artem Barsukov is a Swedish and Russian speaking lawyer who carries on a global arbitration practice out of Edmonton, leveraging a near-decade of experience in international dispute resolution.

Over the years, Artem has successfully represented clients all over the world in complex international and domestic arbitrations collectively worth over USD $2 Billion. He has acted as arbitration counsel under the leading international arbitration systems, including ICC, LCIA, and UNCITRAL, and appeared before multinational Arbitral Tribunals in Doha, Qatar; London, England; and Mexico City, Mexico; as well as virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. Having been involved in a number of matters from inception to conclusion, Artem has in-depth understanding of the arbitral procedure and how to conduct a fair and efficient dispute resolution process.

Artem has particular expertise in complex construction disputes, having acted for owners, authorities, contractors, and subcontractors in a wide variety of disputes arising from large-scale international construction projects in various locations around the world.

Prior to entering private practice, Artem worked at the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, where he learned the inner workings of judicial decision-making and how to craft well-supported and reasoned decisions directly from justices of the Court.

Dispute Resolution Experience and Training

Accelerated Route to Fellowship, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, May-June 2021

Professional and Other Activities

Law Society of Alberta, 2012

Law Society of Ontario, 2014

ICC Canada Arbitration Committee

ADR Institute of Canada

ADR Institute of Alberta

The Advocates’ Society

Swedish Arbitration Association

Young Arbitrators Sweden

International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)

Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners

Academic Qualifications

University of Alberta, BComm (International Business), 2008, with distinction

University of Alberta, LLB, 2012, with distinction

Uppsala University (Sweden), International Business Exchange Student, 2006