Aequo Ranked among the World’s Leading International Arbitration Firms by GAR 100 2018
According to the recently released annual ranking by the leading arbitration journal Global Arbitration Review – The GAR 100 (11th Edition). The Guide to Specialist International Arbitration Practices 2018 – Aequo has been listed among the world’s top international arbitration law firms.
The firm’s international arbitration group is led by counsel Pavlo Byelousov and includes managing partner Denis Lysenko and partner Oleksandr Mamunya. The firm has acted in a solid number of arbitrations, including disputes at the ICC, LCIA, SCC, UNCITRAL and American Arbitration Association, as well as the International Commercial Arbitration Courts at the Russian and Ukrainian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
Pavlo Byelousov, Head of Aequo’s International Arbitration group, commented: “We are delighted to have been ranked in GAR 100, which reflects the high-profile successes we have been achieving for our clients.”
According to the GAR 100 “Aequo has gained a name for itself as a reliable go-to Ukrainian firm for high-value oil and gas disputes”.
The firm acts in media disputes too. In 2016, it helped US magazine publisher Forbes win an ICDR arbitration against its local Ukrainian licensee UMH. The firm convinced the tribunal that UMH’s censorship and interference with Forbes’ editorial independence gave valid grounds to terminate a licence agreement for the Ukrainian edition of the magazine.
The GAR 100 is a guide to specialist law firms worldwide ‘approved’ by the research for international arbitration, offering extensive qualitative analysis of arbitration practices around the world.
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About the firm
AEQUO is an advanced industry-focused Ukrainian law firm made up of highly qualified, internationally recommended lawyers who work proactively to help their clients reach their business goals. Backed up by solid industry expertise and a thorough understanding of business we develop innovative strategies and provide efficient solutions to the most complex and challenging matters.
AEQUO provides integrated legal support in areas such as antitrust and competition, banking and finance law, intellectual property, corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, litigation and international arbitration, and capital markets.
The list of AEQUO’s representative clients includes leading Ukrainian and international companies and organizations, such as Agroprosperis, Apax Partners, Apollo, Bunge, DuPont, EBRD, European Commission, Google, Inditex Group, NCH Capital, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Samsung Electronics, Sandvik, Synthon, Tetra Laval, Ukrainian Redevelopment Fund, UniCredit Group, Vodafone Ukraine etc.
AEQUO has been named Law Firm of the Year in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS by The Lawyer European Awards 2017, Ukraine Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Europe Awards 2016, and one of the most innovative law firms in Europe according to the FT Innovative Lawyers 2015-2017.
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