Litigation Litigation

AVELLUM’s dispute resolution team is highly recommended by its clients, peers and all major directories for its legal expertise and successful track record. 


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


    We have built a team that can provide tailored dispute resolution advice to our clients by regularly representing them in high-value, complex and multi-jurisdictional disputes.


    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 favourable outcome for our client.

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Vadim Medvedev
Vadim Medvedev is a Partner with AVELLUM's Tax and Litigation practices.
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Dispute against the AMC as for the UAH448 million fine for alleged violation of the legislation on protection of economic competition
448 UAH
Legal advisor to “A/T Tobacco Company “B.A.T. - Pryluсky”
Four disputes with a Hong Kong company before the ICAC at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
4 USD mln
Legal advisor to a major CEE-based mining machinery producer
Bankruptcy proceedings against multiple Ukrainian sureties
644 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Noteholders’ Committee of Mriya Agro Holding Plc
Multiple litigation proceedings in Ukraine and Cyprus
515 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Mriya Agro Holding Plc
Dispute resolution strategy in multi-party dispute over shares in Poltava Mining Refinery
400 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Ferrexpo AG
A set of corporate and regulatory disputes initiated by a former shareholder
Legal Advisor to Euroins
A major labour dispute against former CEO
Legal Advisor to Euroins
Multiple litigations against a Ukrainian borrower in relation to dissipation of mortgaged assets
37 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Ceska Exportni Banka, a.s.
A series of litigations and bankruptcy proceedings in relation to a brick factory in Ukraine
18 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Ceska Exportni Banka, a.s.
Dispute resolution strategy in the client’s major dispute reviewed by the Supreme Court of Ukraine
Legal Advisor to JKX
Advice on various aspects of recovery of debt and collateral from a Ukrainian network of petrol stations
12 USD mln
Legal Advisor to a large European bank
Represented a leading Ukrainian agro holding in a complex real estate dispute
6.0 USD mln
Legal Advisor to the leading Ukrainian agro holding
Advised the provisional liquidator of a Cypriot company on Ukrainian litigation and insolvency issues
Legal Advisor to the provisional liquidator of a Cypriot company
Fraud investigation and tracing of Ukrainian assets belonging to a European businessman
Legal Advisor to a European state bank
Advice on on Ukrainian law issues related to a dispute against a Ukrainian respondent before the High Court of Justice
Legal Advisor to a foreign shipping company
Multiple litigation proceedings in Ukraine and Cyprus
515 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Mriya Agro Holding Plc
Advice on Ukrainian contractual, corporate and conflict of laws matters in the dispute before the High Court of Justice
50 USD mln
Legal Advisor to private client
Litigation before the High Court of Justice relating to the division of interests in the Ukrainian business
1.0 USD bln
Legal Advisor to the Ukrainian industrial group
Various aspects of corporate, labour and contractual law in the litigation before the High Court of Justice
30 USD mln
Legal Advisor to a private client
Dispute concerning violation of the rights of individuals by the arbitration officer in the course of bankruptcy proceedings
Legal Advisor to individuals, shareholders of Ukrainian company
The case regarding non-execution of the national court’s decision as a result of the debtor’s bankruptcy procedure
Legal Advisor to a Client
Сase concerning filing a complaint related to the rescission of the decision on land uptake by the Kiev city court
Legal Advisor to Ukrainian construction company
Сase concerning filing a complaint against inhumane detention in custody, which caused significant harm to the health
Legal Advisor to the applicant
Lead counsels on arbitration in GAFTA and litigation case in the High Court of London in the dispute between Rise and Nibulon
26.5 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Ukrlandfarming




          AVELLUM is highly recommended for representing clients in international arbitrations and international litigations in the UK, Cyprus and BVI. 
          AVELLUM provides extremely good service and persuasive advice. 
          AVELLUM is known for its prowess in high-value arbitration. 
          Оne of the best law firm in dispute resolution. We are pleasantly impressed by the level of quality and practical effect of their advice, and, of course, by excellent client service. 
          Our Team

          Our Team

          Kostiantyn Likarchuk
          Senior Partner
          Anton Polikarpov
          Andriy Fortunenko
          Lyudmyla Volkova
          Mariana Antonovych
          Senior Associate
          Andrii Kuleba
          Anna Vlasenko
          Khrystyna Shvab
          Kristina Mysenko
          Nelli Kichigina
          Valeriia Ustiuhova