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Ukraine Dispute Resolution
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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. Ilyashev & Partners has also recently acted on several major insolvencies that involved a significant dispute element.

We have many years of experience in international commercial arbitrations according to all major arbitration rules. Our lawyers are experienced in representation in multi-million investment arbitrations: both according to the specialized ICSID Convention and commercial regulations.

Our attorneys have extensive experience of cooperation with law enforcement institutions and experience in advocacy that permits to protect and represent clients at all stages of criminal proceedings. Ilyashev & Partners has experience in conducting independent financial investigations, including in respect of crimes committed by unscrupulous management bodies of clients.

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.

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Dispute Resolution: Domestic - Ukraine
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What the team is known for

Ilyashev & Partners is renowned for its strong presence on the domestic litigation scene, with outstanding capabilities in commercial dispute resolution. The law firm is particularly active in corporate, contractual, tax and major debt recovery disputes, as well as assisting with matters against state authorities and banks. The legal practice acts on notable disputes within the energy sector. Ilyashev & Partners is also active in cross-border disputes, including international arbitration, with particular experience in commercial arbitration mandates. The law firm has noteworthy activity in shareholder disputes and in defence of significant business people against allegations of embezzlement and fraud. The legal practice is active in applying to the ECtHR in disputes relating to alleged infringement of property rights.

Notable practitioners

Senior partner Roman Marchenko is a market-leading litigator handling disputes in Ukrainian courts who is described as an "endless source of ideas." He also has a notable presence in international arbitration, representing clients from the banking, aviation and energy sectors. "Roman Marchenko was truly excellent. He gave some excellent expert advice, and was really dynamic and able to adjust to the case really well," reports an interviewee.

Managing partner Mikhail Ilyashev is highly regarded for his wealth of expertise in handling a broad variety of litigation, including in relation to the agriculture, manufacturing and energy industries. Clients praise his expertise as well as "his strategy-building and knowledge of the market."

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Roman Marchenko
Roman Marchenko
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Mikhail Ilyashev
Mikhail Ilyashev
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Dispute Resolution: International

Roman Marchenko
Roman Marchenko
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