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Oleksiy Filatov Joins Aequo as a Senior Partner

05/ 07/ 2021
  We are pleased to announce that Oleksiy Filatov has joined the firm as Senior Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution practice group. Oleksiy Filatov focuses on cross-border and local litigation and international arbitration, particularly corporate, commercial and investment disputes. Mr. Filatov is a renowned Ukrainian dispute resolution practitioner with more than 20 years of professional experience. His track record includes acting for international and major local companies in high-profile disputes at Ukrainian courts and before international arbitration tribunals, and as Ukrainian law counsel in international legal teams at English, Cypriot, Swiss, US and other foreign courts. He has also been appointed as international arbitrator in a number of cases. Apart from private legal practice, Filatov’s professional background involves serving as the secretary of the Constitutional Commission and coordinator of the Judicial Reform Council at the President of Ukraine and his deputy chief of staff. At these positions he led the development of significant amendments to major Ukrainian rules of court proceedings and laws on judiciary as well as the amendments to the Ukrainian Constitution regarding judiciary that were approved in 2016 and highly praised by the Venice Commission and other experts of the Council of Europe. I am happy to join the team of partners with whom we share a long-standing history of professional cooperation. AEQUO is one of the strongest Ukrainian law firms that achieved outstanding results and recognition in the business community not only for their professional activity but also their contribution to improvement of the legal system and business climate in our country, Mr. Filatov commented. “We are absolutely honored to welcome Oleksiy Filatov, a leading Ukrainian expert in dispute resolution, to our team. His professional experience combined with outstanding personal qualities and values will broaden the perspective and significantly strengthen the position of AEQUO, commented Denis Lysenko, AEQUO’s Managing Partner. About the firm Aequo is one of Ukraine’s top law firms serving industry leaders in transactional and dispute resolution matters. AEQUO’s clients include leading Ukrainian and international companies and organizations, such as Bunge, Corteva, Darnitsa, DuPont, EBRD, EFSE, European Business Association, European Commission, Facebook, GlaxoSmithKline, Google, IFC, Inditex, Instagram, Kernel, Novo Nordisk, OLX, Posco International, ProCredit Bank, Raiffeisen Bank, Schenker, Samsung, Sandvik, UniCredit, Vodafone Ukraine. AEQUO has been named the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine by IFLR Europe Awards 2018, by 2017 The Lawyer European Awards as the Law Firm of the Year in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS region, and one of the most innovative law firms in Europe according to the FT Innovative Lawyers 2015-2020.  For additional information please contact Director of Marketing and PR Iulia Chervonookaya by e-mail: chervonookaya@aequo.ua, or by phone +380 44 490 91 00

We are pleased to announce that Oleksiy Filatov has joined the firm as Senior Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution practice group.

Oleksiy Filatov focuses on cross-border and local litigation and international arbitration, particularly corporate, commercial and investment disputes. Mr. Filatov is a renowned Ukrainian dispute resolution practitioner with more than 20 years of professional experience. His track record includes acting for international and major local companies in high-profile disputes at Ukrainian courts and before international arbitration tribunals, and as Ukrainian law counsel in international legal teams at English, Cypriot, Swiss, US and other foreign courts. He has also been appointed as international arbitrator in a number of cases.

Apart from private legal practice, Filatov’s professional background involves serving as the secretary of the Constitutional Commission and coordinator of the Judicial Reform Council at the President of Ukraine and his deputy chief of staff. At these positions he led the development of significant amendments to major Ukrainian rules of court proceedings and laws on judiciary as well as the amendments to the Ukrainian Constitution regarding judiciary that were approved in 2016 and highly praised by the Venice Commission and other experts of the Council of Europe.

“I am happy to join the team of partners with whom we share a long-standing history of professional cooperation. AEQUO is one of the strongest Ukrainian law firms that achieved outstanding results and recognition in the business community not only for their professional activity but also their contribution to improvement of the legal system and business climate in our country”, Mr. Filatov commented.

“We are absolutely honored to welcome Oleksiy Filatov, a leading Ukrainian expert in dispute resolution, to our team. His professional experience combined with outstanding personal qualities and values will broaden the perspective and significantly strengthen the position of AEQUO”, commented Denis Lysenko, AEQUO’s Managing Partner.

About the firm

Aequo is one of Ukraine’s top law firms serving industry leaders in transactional and dispute resolution matters.

AEQUO’s clients include leading Ukrainian and international companies and organizations, such as Bunge, Corteva, Darnitsa, DuPont, EBRD, EFSE, European Business Association, European Commission, Facebook, GlaxoSmithKline, Google, IFC, Inditex, Instagram, Kernel, Novo Nordisk, OLX, Posco International, ProCredit Bank, Raiffeisen Bank, Schenker, Samsung, Sandvik, UniCredit, Vodafone Ukraine.

AEQUO has been named the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine by IFLR Europe Awards 2018, by 2017 The Lawyer European Awards as the Law Firm of the Year in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS region, and one of the most innovative law firms in Europe according to the FT Innovative Lawyers 2015-2020. 

For additional information please contact Director of Marketing and PR Iulia Chervonookaya

by e-mail: chervonookaya@aequo.ua, or by phone +380 44 490 91 00

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