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Dispute Resolution: Litigation — Ukraine


Aequo - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Pavlo Byelousov and Oleksandr Mamunya
- 2 partners
- 11 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Enters the rankings due to increased visibility and market recognition in both international arbitration and local litigation. Has recently been instructed on high-stakes international commercial arbitration matters and also acts on cases heard at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce. Involved in cross-border shareholder disputes. Domestic litigation team focuses on commercial disputes and is also well known for IP disputes capabilities.

Strengths Sources note the team's flexible approach, remarking: "They demonstrate a creative approach to solving complex business problems."

Clients appreciate the dedication of the team, declaring them: "Incredibly hard workers, responsive, diligent."

Work highlights Successfully defended Dr. Reddy's Laboratories in a patent infringement dispute relating to a biosimilar medical product.

Represented RwS Bank in a large debt recovery dispute.

Significant clients Citadele Banka, Ramburs, Sandvik, Samsung, DuPont

Notable practitioners

Up-and-coming Pavlo Byelousov heads the international arbitration group and is also involved in litigation cases. Sources say: "He is full of ideas, very creative and very inventive."

Up-and-coming Oleksandr Mamunya is increasingly singled out for his practical experience in IP litigation.

Department profile by Aequo

You need a win. Whether it is a bet-the-company case or a seemingly routine controversy going to trial, it will eventually affect your business. What you need is not just a favourable judgment, but substantive commercial value.

While thorough legal assessments and well-elaborated arguments are of utmost importance, the other cornerstone of our strategy in your case is the optimal combination of efficient business solutions, reasonable costs and timing. 

We gather together the best litigators and arbitration professionals to provide bespoke solutions to any particular dispute. Strong practical skills derived from daily trial and case management practice, specific industry knowledge, and extensive experience of a range of market-highlight and precedent-setting cases are the key elements of our expertise. That's our business. That's how you win.

For more details please visit our website: https://aequo.ua/

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Arzinger - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Timur Bondaryev, Kateryna Gupalo and Markian Malskyy

What the team is known for Strong team often representing international FMCG and luxury brands as well as financial institutions. Handles contentious corporate, IP and competition cases. Debt recovery and bankruptcy cases are recent areas of activity. Has significant experience in international arbitration and cross-border litigation. Also advises on disputes involving white-collar crime elements.

Strengths Sources highlight the team's courtroom skills: "They have a very credible presence in court and know the case's details inside out." They appreciate the team's tactical approach to leading cases: "They have a good strategy."

Interviewees are also quick to praise the dedication and client-oriented approach of the team, with one stating: "They are attentive to the client, always ready to help, always ready to work 24 hours to resolve the problem."

Work highlights Represented Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits in a dispute relating to the bankruptcy of the client's Ukrainian subsidiary.

Acted for Mercuria Energy Group on a dispute relating to an alleged shortage of petrol and diesel valued at USD12 million.

Significant clients Archer Daniels Midland, Louis Dreyfus Company, Porsche, Raiffeisen Bank International, Puratos.

Notable practitioners

Markian Malskyy is well-recognised as an international arbitration specialist, with sources describing him as a "well-established authority in the field." Recent highlight instructions include representing the government of Ukraine in investment arbitration against the Netherlands.

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Asters - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Oleksiy Didkovskiy

What the team is known for Strong corporate firm that also assists clients with contentious matters. Particularly active in tax, regulatory and contractual disputes. Also recognised for debt recovery disputes. Provides local law advice on international disputes.

Strengths Sources draw attention to the team's pragmatism and client-oriented advice: "Asters' lawyers are extremely responsive," describing the advice as "very clear and business-focused."

Work highlights Represented Container Terminal Ilyichevsk in a contractual dispute with port authorities regarding the termination of a joint venture.

Acted for Ostchem on a number of disputes with Uralkalii relating to Azot Kemerovo. NC

Significant clients Credit Agricole, ED & F Man Holdings, L'Oreal, Oschadbank, Ektornet.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy heads the team, assisting clients with strategic insights in contentious matters.

Dmytro Shemelin joined the team in April 2017. He assists clients with international debt recovery as well as arbitration proceedings. A client says he is "hard-working and able to deal with quite difficult issues," adding: "His turnaround times are very good."

Department profile by Asters

Asters has one of the leading Dispute Resolution and Litigation practices in Ukraine and provides a full range of litigation and arbitration services. The Firm offer high quality legal assistance in a broad spectrum of disputes, including corporate and contract disputes, debt recovery, tax and regulatory disputes, antitrust/competition disputes, copyright and intellectual property disputes, etc. Asters attorneys have handled a number of landmark cases and successfully acted for clients in all instances of general, commercial and administrative courts. 

Firm's team has extensive experience in arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. We have handled disputes under the Rules of a wide range of arbitral institutions and assisted our clients in enforcing foreign arbitral awards and judgments in Ukraine.

Asters Dispute Resolution Group has proven highly successful in resolving disputes quickly and efficiently, both by employing various alternative dispute resolution techniques and combining them with traditional forms of litigation. Regardless of complexity or the size of the litigation, we are always focused on delivering practicable and commercially focused solution, whether through negotiating fair, reasonable, and timely settlement or by vigorous legal representation in the courts.

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Avellum - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Dmytro Marchukov
- 1 partner
- 6 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Advises financial institutions, state entities and local corporates on domestic contentious matters. Known for assisting with debt recovery, commercial disputes and enforcement proceedings. Also offers international arbitration capacity. Practice head Dmytro Marchukov joined the team in 2016.

Strengths Sources sum up the approach of the team as "inventive, creative and goal-oriented."

Work highlights Represents Mriya Agro Holding in multiple contentious matters, including the removal of management and taking control over the company on behalf of noteholders' committee.

Significant clients City of Kyiv, Ukrainian Ministry of Finance.

Notable practitioners

Dmytro Marchukov focuses on international arbitration. Sources note his strategic approach, stating: "He has a goal-oriented helicopter view; he can understand the consequences of each step," adding that he is a "strategic thinker." He has practical experience of cross-border financial disputes.

Department profile by Avellum

We provide a broad spectrum of legal services in the areas of commercial and investment international arbitration, cross-border and domestic litigation, fraud investigation, and asset tracing and recovery.

Our aim is to resolve disputes in the most efficient and suitable way for our clients. We work closely with the firm’s other practices to reduce the client’s overall litigation exposure. Taking a pragmatic and individual approach, we always aim to achieve the most favorable settlement for the client possible.

Our Ukrainian litigation services include:

  • assessing and mitigating Ukrainian litigation risks
  • assisting clients in identifying, collating and presenting relevant evidence
  • obtaining and enforcing interim relief from the Ukrainian courts
  • defending clients’ interests in Ukrainian courts
  • achieving actual recovery via the State Enforcement Agency
  • drafting settlement agreements

Our attorneys represent foreign victims of commercial fraud in Ukraine, including in cases involving their local business partners. In order to defend our clients’ interests in the most effective manner, we combine our cross-border and domestic dispute resolution capacities.


We represent clients in both ad hoc and institutional arbitration proceedings, as well as handling complex, high-profile multi-jurisdictional disputes in all jurisdictions where Ukrainian businesses have traditionally established a corporate or financial presence. 

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Baker McKenzie - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- 1 partner
- 2 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Focuses on domestic financial and commercial litigation. Particularly active for clients in bankruptcy and large restructuring-related conflicts. Acts for international financial institutions and large commercial clients.

Significant clients ArcelorMittal.

Notable practitioners

Ihor Siusel is a key contact for the practice.

Department profile by Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie has been providing legal assistance to clients in complicated disputes, both in Ukraine and worldwide, including handling complex cross-border matters.

We have broad experience and in-depth knowledge of local cultures, business practices, legal systems, substantial and procedural law as well as their practical application, which gives us the opportunity to accurately evaluate a situation and find the optimal solution in any dispute.

Our main advantages include sophisticated use of the legal mechanisms of different jurisdictions, cohesive team work of our specialists possessing profound knowledge and experience in the relevant legal systems and areas of law, and the practicability and effectiveness of the solutions we suggest.

The Kyiv office of Baker McKenzie protects the rights and interests of our international and Ukrainian clients in civil, commercial, administrative and criminal disputes, including complex cross-border disputes in relation to state property privatization, joint activity, international sale and purchase of goods and services, purchase and sale of corporate rights and real estate assets, investment and raider attack protection, ports and sea vessels construction, real estate and aircraft lease, machinery and equipment leasing, credit and mortgage matters, tax and customs matters, intellectual property and consumer rights protection, labour and trade union matters, issuance of licenses and other documents, bankruptcy and other related matters.

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At Baker McKenzie, you have access to one of the largest and most recommended dispute resolution practices in the world. Our practice includes more than 900 lawyers, many of whom are recognized as leaders in their field. Chambers Global ranks our practice among the leaders in 35 countries, more than any other law firm in the world.

Each country where we are present has its own legal and regulatory regime, including different approaches to issues such as privilege, privacy and data protection. There are also important cultural issues that require local knowledge and sensitivity. Because our lawyers are leaders in their local jurisdictions but also function across our offices as one team, we are positioned to deliver local insight, or a regional or global perspective to meet our clients’ interests in cross-border and multi-jurisdictional disputes. Our close working relationships across jurisdictions ensure that we can respond quickly to litigation and regulatory concerns.

We advise on a wide variety of domestic and international disputes and dispute avoidance matters for some of the world’s major companies, financial institutions, stocks, and state-owned entities. We are recognized by legal commentators for our ‘intelligent, commercial and pragmatic’ approach to dispute avoidance and resolution. We are experienced in strategic dispute analysis, litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. We frequently advise on complex cross-border disputes often working closely across offices to provide a seamless multi-jurisdictional service, and we also represent clients in international arbitrations and commercial litigation before all levels of courts around the world.


CMS - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Olexander Martinenko, Maria Orlyk and Anna Pogrebna

What the team is known for Growing presence in international arbitration cases, particularly in relation to investment arbitration. Well known for its strong energy conflicts practice and acts on cross-border oil and gas disputes. Also represents clients in commercial and financial litigation cases, including enforcements, contractual disputes and bankruptcies. Often representing German corporates as well as natural resources and manufacturing clients.

Work highlights Successfully represented Bauer in a significant and long-lasting debt-recovery dispute.

Acted for mBank on a trade mark dispute against Bank Mykhailivsky.

Significant clients JKX Oil & Gas.

Notable practitioners

Olexander Martinenko is a key contact for clients.

Department profile by CMS

CMS has a leading and experienced dispute resolution team across CEE. Lawyers across 15 offices in the region collaborate closely on advising high-profile multinational and regional clients on a wide variety of disputes from simple claims to complex, high-value litigation cases. We can represent you in civil and commercial disputes and have particular expertise in infrastructure disputes, international arbitration and white-collar crime. The dispute resolution team includes sector experts who can offer specific industry insight, for instance in insurance claims, construction litigation or disputes with regulators in the energy, telecommunications or financial services sectors.

With nearly 600 experts, we routinely act in all business areas before courts, arbitral tribunals and regulatory authorities. Whether you are faced with employee, corporate, intellectual property, competition or product liability disputes, we can support you in any European jurisdiction, obtain judicial assistance in foreign proceedings and deal with enforcement procedures for foreign judgements and arbitral awards.

We have one of the leading dispute resolution practices in Ukraine. We advise our clients on tactical and strategic issues and cover a wide range of languages, jurisdictions, and industries.

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Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Gleb Bialyi and Serhii Sviriba
- 5 partners
- 14 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Market-leading disputes practice with an excellent reputation in international arbitration and is active in cross-border litigation. Often instructed on cases involving Russia, as a result of its large parent firm there. Domestic litigation team assists clients with a broad range of commercial disputes for major domestic clientele and international financial institutions. Also boasts a notable criminal law practice.

Strengths Clients highlight the team's market insight as its key strength. Clients also note the team's international outlook. "They understand Western legal systems," a client says.

The group's client-oriented approach is also praised by sources. "The team is very responsive and is always in touch. They are dedicated to the client’s interests and overcome all obstacles."

Work highlights Represented Quinn Properties in two separate construction disputes with state authorities.

Acted for UkrFa in relation to antidumping and antisubsidy investigations by the Eurasian Economic Union authorities.

Significant clients EuroChem, Ukravtodor, Cyprus Popular Bank, IBRC, Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Serhii Sviriba is recognised as one of the most prominent arbitration lawyers. He is a well-respected figure amongst market commentators, who note his "very high reputation in Ukraine."

Sergiy Grebenyuk heads the firm's criminal law practice. Market commentators recognise him for his criminal litigation know-how. His practice includes corporate investigations, tax evasion, anti-money laundering and compliance. He also advises clients involved in alleged corruption cases.

Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi focuses on domestic and international arbitration. Sources particularly highlight his experience as a key strength: "He knows how to deal with a case and develop a strategy." Alongside general disputes, he is well known for his specialism in sports arbitration.

Gleb Bialyi oversees domestic litigation projects, lending his insight to financial disputes and disputes with state authorities. Sources appreciate his strategic approach: "He is really good at seeing the whole picture."

Counsel Arsen Miliutin enters the rankings as a result of positive market feedback. He is mostly active on litigation cases and principally assists international clients with financial disputes and disputes with Ukrainian authorities. Sources say that "he has good experience, knowledge of law, integrity and he knows how to develop a successful case."

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ENGARDE - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Irina Nazarova and Andriy Vyshnevsky
- 2 partners
- 5 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Disputes-focused boutique highly regarded for its international arbitration expertise, particularly in relation to commercial arbitration. International contractual disputes are a particular area of strength, alongside high-value debt recovery disputes. Domestic disputes offering focuses on enforcement proceedings and disputes with state authorities.

Notable practitioners

Irina Nazarova is a leading figure in international arbitration. Sources say she "should be named amongst the best practitioners," adding: "She is known and respected."

Andriy Vyshnevsky specialises in domestic litigation mandates. He represents clients in a broad range of financial and commercial disputes, including tax and contractual conflicts.

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EQUITY Law Firm - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Viktor Barsuk and Oleg Malinevskiy
- 3 partners
- 10 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Enters the rankings this year based on increased market presence and positive feedback. Best recognised for debt recovery cases, the team also acts on a broad range of financial and regulatory as well as civil disputes.

Strengths Sources appreciate the team's creative approach, saying: "They find new suitable ways and techniques to solve even hopeless problems."

Work highlights Defended AIS Group in a debt recovery dispute with Ukrsibbank.

Successfully appealed the decision of the antimonopoly authorities against Zaporizhtransformator, which has been banned from participation in tenders.

Significant clients Azovmash, Concorde Capital, Finance and Credit Bank, Trust Bank, Vernum Bank.

Notable practitioners

Oleg Malinevskiy enters the rankings this year. He is noted for his creative approach to domestic litigation.

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Ilyashev & Partners - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Roman Marchenko
- 2 partners
- 27 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Exceptionally strong in domestic litigation, advising on a wide range of cases, including shareholder, commercial and debt recovery disputes, as well as conflicts with state authorities. Also active in cross-border litigation as well as international arbitration.

Strengths Clients are quick to praise the team's advice and client service. A client describes the team as "quick, very efficient and very Western in the style of service." Another source notes the firm's "tailored advice with high partner involvement."

Sources praise the firm's ability to work on cross-border disputes, saying that the team co-ordinated well and efficiently in multijurisdictional deals.

Work highlights Represented Ukrinterenergo in international arbitration proceedings in Russia against Inter RAO regarding electricity payments relating to the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

Regularly represents the aircraft manufacturer Antonov in high-stake litigation cases, including with state authorities.

Significant clients Algol Ukraine, Danone, Kyivstar, Roshen, UkrGazEnergo.

Notable practitioners

Roman Marchenko is a highly respected and experienced litigator and arbitration specialist who receives plenty of praise from clients. Sources describe him as "reliable, very client-oriented and fast," and also say that he is "down-to-earth, focusing on the needs of the case."

Managing partner Mikhail Ilyashev remains involved in the firm's high-profile cases. Clients appreciate his pragmatism and dedication: "He is an extremely responsive and hard-working lawyer with a strong business orientation." He acts on a broad range of domestic disputes.

Since publication, Dmytro Shemelin has joined Asters.

Department profile by Ilyashev & Partners

Specialisations
Dispute resolution is one of the key areas at Ilyashev & Partners. We undertake dispute resolution relating to general commercial disputes as well as a whole range of specialist areas including: shareholder disputes, intellectual property (including patent and counterfeiting disputes); labor disputes; real estate disputes, insurance disputes, criminal defence, and many more. Our team has also recently acted on several major insolvencies that involved a significant dispute element.
We handle more than 500 cases a year, many of which are highly complex. Our leaders of the practice – Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko – are two of the best known practitioners in Ukraine in dispute resolution.

Recent work highlights
Ilyashev & Partners has been a leader in the litigation practice by the number of judicial and arbitration disputes in recent years: in 2016 the Firm provided legal advice in 25% of major public litigations and arbitrations. Many of which had a significant international element.

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In response to very strong client demand, we opened new offices: in Simferopol (Crimea) in 2014 and in Moscow (the Russian Federation) in 2015 and Tallinn, Estonia, in 2016. All of these offices have strong Dispute Resolution practices.
The practice handled over 150 disputes and arbitrations in Russia in 2016. Majority of the disputes are of a highly complex nature. Over two years of operation in Russia, the practice has developed especially deep expertise in the real estate disputes, bankruptcy proceedings and disputes connected to asset recovery.


Kinstellar - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Kostiantyn Likarchuk
- 1 partner
- 5 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Regional firm that established its Ukrainian office in 2016 and enters the rankings this year. Active in both international arbitration and domestic litigation, the team represents regional corporates in commercial disputes, enforcement proceedings, debt recovery and shareholder conflicts.

Strengths Clients appreciate the depth and strength of the team, saying: "They understand our specific needs, always exceed expectations and have a remarkable ability to handle complex cases."

Clients also describe the team as "hard-working and goal oriented."

Significant clients AIS Corporation, DAFI Group, Interrybflot, Nemiroff Vodka, Redbreast.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner and head of the group Kostiantyn Likarchuk is known for his international arbitration focus. "He is a creative lawyer delivering business-focused advice," a client says.

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LCF Law Group - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Anna Ogrenchuk
- 2 partners
- 12 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Progresses through the rankings based on increased market presence and peer recognition. Principally acts for banks on various financial disputes, debt collection matters and bankruptcy as well as restructuring-related conflicts. Also represents a number of notable Ukrainian corporates, and assists high net worth individuals.

Strengths The team is known for its pragmatic and client-oriented approach. "LCF shows the ability to meet tight deadlines without exception, no matter the complexity of situations, and along with this, the firm’s team is extremely proactive and forward-thinking."

Other sources highlight the group's diligence and flexibility in problem solving. "Innovation, creativity and out-of-the-box thinking definitely are highlight characteristics of the team."

Work highlights Represented Alfa-Bank in a large debt recovery dispute with Azovmash Group that involves several simultaneous proceedings.

Acted for SI Group Consort on a debt recovery dispute against the regional authorities of Ivano-Frankivsk.

Significant clients Bank of Cyprus, Oschadbank, OTP Bank, Universal Bank, Mriya Agro Holding.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Anna Ogrenchuk is noted for her domestic litigation experience. She is praised for her pragmatism, her ability to advise "from the business point of view," and her "strategic mindset."

Artem Stoyanov is a well-regarded litigator who is regularly involved in domestic debt recovery disputes. Sources note his strong personal commitment and call him "highly responsive."

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Vasil Kisil & Partners - Dispute Resolution

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Commentary from the Chambers Europe guide

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Oleg Alyoshin and Andriy Stelmashchuk
- 4 partners
- 21 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Highly regarded litigation team instructed on complex and significant dispute resolution matters. Acts for major international corporates on disputes with state authorities as well as in high-value financial cases. Key strengths include handling real estate conflicts and significant shareholder disputes for Ukrainian clients.

Work highlights Represented Hongyang Metal Industry in a real estate ownership dispute with the Ukrainian state authorities.

Acted for a notable real estate company on a VAT dispute with tax authorities.

Significant clients Cargill, Google, Intertrans, Piraeus Bank, Shell.

Notable practitioners

Oleg Makarov is a highly experienced, top-ranked litigator with a solid reputation in handling domestic disputes. Clients say: "He can analyse and create something new, an efficient solution, because of his experience." He lends his considerable expertise to complex, high-value conflicts.

Managing partner Andriy Stelmashchuk is well known for his tax disputes practice. He also represents clients in real estate and commercial disputes, acting for domestic and international clients.

Department profile by Vasil Kisil & Partners

In dispute resolution, we are the trusted attorneys and advisors of many major international and Ukrainian clients. We guard their interests in a wide range of disputes, from antimonopoly to tax, arising in various industries, from automotive to telecommunications. In addition to representing clients in disputes, we regularly advise on dispute-related risks in complex transactions.

The specific expertise we have accumulated during the 25 years of our dispute resolution practice, unique court precedents we set, knowledge of the local and international environment, as well as strong practical skills combined with solid theoretical background allow us to develop innovative strategies and provide efficient solutions in the most complex and challenging matters.

Understanding how our clients’ legal and even more so – business objectives affect a particular matter, we work proactively to reach specific commercial goals of those we represent.


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Vasil Kisil & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Oleg Makarov is a highly experienced, top-ranked litigator with a solid reputation in handling domestic disputes. Clients say: "He can analyse and create something new, an efficient solution, because of his experience." He lends his considerable expertise to complex, high-value conflicts.

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Ilyashev & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Roman Marchenko is a highly respected and experienced litigator and arbitration specialist who receives plenty of praise from clients. Sources describe him as "reliable, very client-oriented and fast," and also say that he is "down-to-earth, focusing on the needs of the case."

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Ilyashev & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Managing partner Mikhail Ilyashev remains involved in the firm's high-profile cases. Clients appreciate his pragmatism and dedication: "He is an extremely responsive and hard-working lawyer with a strong business orientation." He acts on a broad range of domestic disputes.

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Andriy Vyshnevsky

ENGARDE

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Andriy Vyshnevsky specialises in domestic litigation mandates. He represents clients in a broad range of financial and commercial disputes, including tax and contractual conflicts.

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Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Gleb Bialyi oversees domestic litigation projects, lending his insight to financial disputes and disputes with state authorities. Sources appreciate his strategic approach: "He is really good at seeing the whole picture."

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Oleksiy Didkovskiy

Asters

From the Chambers Europe guide

Managing partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy heads the team, assisting clients with strategic insights in contentious matters.

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LCF Law Group

From the Chambers Europe guide

Managing partner Anna Ogrenchuk is noted for her domestic litigation experience. She is praised for her pragmatism, her ability to advise "from the business point of view," and her "strategic mindset."

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Andriy Stelmashchuk

Vasil Kisil & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Managing partner Andriy Stelmashchuk is well known for his tax disputes practice. He also represents clients in real estate and commercial disputes, acting for domestic and international clients.

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DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

From the Chambers Europe guide

Olga Vorozhbyt has joined DLA Piper Ukraine LLC from CMS in November 2016. She is described as a "client-oriented lawyer who provides practical advice." She is particularly experienced in commercial disputes and assists clients with both international arbitration and litigation matters.

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Aequo

From the Chambers Europe guide

Up-and-coming Pavlo Byelousov heads the international arbitration group and is also involved in litigation cases. Sources say: "He is full of ideas, very creative and very inventive."

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EQUITY Law Firm

From the Chambers Europe guide

Oleg Malinevskiy enters the rankings this year. He is noted for his creative approach to domestic litigation.

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Oleksandr Mamunya

Aequo

From the Chambers Europe guide

Up-and-coming Oleksandr Mamunya is increasingly singled out for his practical experience in IP litigation.

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Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Counsel Arsen Miliutin enters the rankings as a result of positive market feedback. He is mostly active on litigation cases and principally assists international clients with financial disputes and disputes with Ukrainian authorities. Sources say that "he has good experience, knowledge of law, integrity and he knows how to develop a successful case."

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LCF Law Group

From the Chambers Europe guide

Artem Stoyanov is a well-regarded litigator who is regularly involved in domestic debt recovery disputes. Sources note his strong personal commitment and call him "highly responsive."

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