Practices

Litigation

We act for our clients in various contentious matters including domestic litigation, cross-border litigation, international arbitration, and insolvency proceedings. 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. With in-depth knowledge of cutting-edge court practice, as well as national laws, we are able to bring high-profile expertise to representing our clients before dispute resolution venues.

We protect clients in a broad range of disputes:

  • Commercial
  • Civil fraud and asset recovery
  • Corporate and post M&A
  • Non-performing loans and insolvency
  • Tax and other regulatory

Key experience

Defended the client, a Member of Parliament of Ukraine of the 9th convocation, a Lieutenant General of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, in the criminal case heard by the High Anticorruption Court

Legal advisor

Successful before the Supreme Court in a case concerning illegal construction

Legal advisor

Dispute resolution strategy in multi-party dispute over shares in Poltava Mining Refinery

400

Mln USD

Legal Advisor to Ferrexpo AG

Dispute against the AMCU as for the UAH448 million fine for alleged violation of the legislation on protection of economic competition

448

Mln UAH

Legal advisor to “A/T Tobacco Company “B.A.T. - Pryluсky”

Bankruptcy proceedings against multiple Ukrainian sureties

644

Mln USD

Legal Advisor to Noteholders’ Committee of Mriya Agro Holding Plc

Set of corporate and regulatory disputes initiated by a former shareholder

Legal Advisor to Euroins

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AVELLUM and Hillmont Partners to win in the Supreme Court, having successfully defended the US investors Argentem Creek Partners and Innovatus Capital Partners 

Argentem Creek Partners (ACP) and Innovatus Capital Partners (Innovatus), a US-based investment fund and an asset management company, specialise in emerging market lending. ACP and Innovatus have invested hundreds of millions of US dollars in Ukraine in recent years. Hillmont Partners and Avellumwon in the Supreme Court, which ruled to uphold the bankruptcy proceedings against […]

Posted on September 9, 2022

Legal alerts

Legal entities are obliged to register in Unified Judicial Information and Telecommunication System

On 18 October 2023, Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Regarding Mandatory Registration and Use of Electronic Offices in the Unified Judicial Information and Telecommunication System or its Separate Subsystem (Module) Enabling Document Exchange” No. 3200-IX, dated 29 June 2023, will be enacted (“Law”). The Law introduces an obligation to […]

Posted on September 9, 2022

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Vadim Medvedev and AVELLUM team helped to secure anti-suit injunction before High Court in England and Wales

AVELLUM is pleased to announce that its partner, Vadim Medvedev, acted as an expert on Ukrainian law in a high-profile case before the High Court of Justice. The case arises from certain claims related to alleged misappropriation of loans originally issued by a now-insolvent Ukrainian bank. AVELLUM’s assistance proved instrumental for the High Court to […]

Posted on September 9, 2022

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AVELLUM successfully represented the client before the Supreme Court

AVELLUM successfully represented the client before the Supreme Court in a case concerning illegal construction. The full version of the decision is available via the link. The case concerned the invalidation of the Department for State Architectural and Construction Control of Kyiv City’s decision to grant a construction permit. The construction works carried out under […]

Posted on September 9, 2022

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AVELLUM successful for the client before the High Anticorruption Court

AVELLUM defended the client, a Member of Parliament of Ukraine of the 9th convocation, being also a Lieutenant General of Ukrainian Armed Forces, in the criminal case heard by the High Anticorruption Court

Posted on September 9, 2022

Legal alerts

European Court of Human Rights gives green light to Ukraine’s claims against russia over violations in Eastern Ukraine

In the 25 January 2023 final decision in the case of Ukraine and the Netherlands v. russia, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (“ECHR”) declared the complaints partly admissibile. The Grand Chamber will now decide the case on the merits. The case concerns three complaints related to russia-orchestrated military takeover and […]

Posted on September 9, 2022

Key contacts

VADIM MEDVEDEV

Partner

vmedvedev@avellum.com

KOSTIANTYN LIKARCHUK

Senior Partner

klikarchuk@avellum.com

Team

MYKYTA NOTA

Partner

mnota@avellum.com

ANDRIY FORTUNENKO

Partner

afortunenko@avellum.com

OLEKSII MASLOV

Counsel

omaslov@avellum.com

Litigation

Practice

ANNA VLASENKO

Senior Associate

avlasenko@avellum.com

KHRYSTYNA SHVAB

Associate

kshvab@avellum.com

KRISTINA MYSENKO

Associate

kmysenko@avellum.com

ILLIA IVANUSA

Associate

iivanusa@avellum.com

OLEKSANDR STADNYK

Associate

ostadnyk@avellum.com

Practice

International arbitration

We do not ‘arbitrate for arbitration’s sake’. We understand that arbitration, as any dispute, is a stress for your business and always tailor our strategy to your needs.

Practices

Employment

We have completed dozens of projects of varying complexity. Thus, whatever help you may need, we may guide through complexities of Ukraine's conservative labour laws.

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