Maxim Shmelev



57, bld. 1, Trifonovskaya St., Moscow

Maxim Shmelev has broad experience in various areas of international economic law and trade policy. Maxim’s work at the Center is focused on trade remedies – he analyses the application of antidumping, countervailing and safeguard measures in the Eurasian Economic Union and other jurisdictions, provides analytical, numerical and legal support to enterprises participating in trade remedy investigations.

 Before joining the Center, Maxim worked at the Secretariat of the Court of the Eurasian Economic Union (2019-2021), the WTO Secretariat (2016-2019), and the Eurasian Economic Commission (2012-2016).

 At the EEC, he conducted anti-dumping and safeguard investigations, analyzed economic performance of Union industries affected by unfair/increased imports, participated in negotiations and consultations with trading partners.

 As a member of the WTO Secretariat, Maxim delivered technical assistance to WTO Members’ government administrations in establishing and improving their trade remedy systems and subsidy programmes, provided analytical and secretarial support to meetings of several WTO working bodies, assisted the work of an Arbitrator in a dispute proceeding involving anti-dumping measures.

 At the Court of the EAEU, Maxim prepared legal opinions and analytical reports on cases in such areas as customs, tariff and technical regulation, competition law, trade in energy goods, trade in services and EAEU institutional law.

 For his work, Maxim holds an Acknowledgement by the EEC Board President (2016) and an Honorary Certificate of the Court of the EAEU (2020).



Master of Laws in International Economic Law and Policy (IELPO LL.M., University of Barcelona, 2011)

Bachelor of Commerce (MGIMO-University, 2010)