Dispute Resolution

Kinstellar expands its Dispute Resolution and TMT practices in Prague

August 2021 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that Petr Souček has joined the firm’s Prague office as Head of the local Dispute Resolution practice.

Kinstellar successfully represents before the Czech Constitutional Court

August 2021 – Kinstellar has successfully represented Kiw before the Czech Constitutional Court, which struck down a preliminary injunction issued by a lower court based on a claim by low-cost carrier Ryanair. 

Olexander Martinenko instructed as Ukrainian expert witness by a successful claimant in a UNCITRAL investment arbitration case against Ukraine

May 2021 – Olexander Martinenko, Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution at Kinstellar’s Kyiv office, was recently instructed as a Ukrainian expert witness by a successful claimant – Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG) – in a UNCITRAL investment...

Court hearings in Slovakia during the pandemic and after

May 2021 – The Covid-19 pandemic has created uncertainty in many areas, and this includes the schedule of court hearings. During the first wave of the pandemic, Slovak courts in most of the cases cancelled scheduled hearings or suspended them to a later...

Kinstellar strengthens its Ukraine practice with new Partner Olexander Martinenko

October 2020 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce the appointment of Olexander Martinenko as a Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution and Commercial practices at the firm’s Kyiv office.

Kinstellar’s Belgrade office advises the Serbian Orthodox Church on claims before the English High Court

September 2020 – Petar Grozdanović, Counsel at Kinstellar’s Belgrade office, has recently been involved in an English High Court case in which English solicitors initiated a series of claims against the Serbian Orthodox Church. Petar worked together...

Kostiantyn Likarchuk instructed as expert on Ukrainian law by a successful defendant in a multi-billion-dollar UK dispute

July 2020 – Kostiantyn Likarchuk, Managing Partner of Kinstellar’s Kyiv office and firm-wide Head of Dispute Resolution, was recently instructed as an expert on Ukrainian law by a successful defendant in a multi-billion-dollar dispute in the English...

EU-wide collective redress rules draw near adoption: potential impact in Bulgaria and for EU cross-border business

July 2020 – On 22 June 2020 the European Parliament and the Council of the EU reached an agreement on the ‘Representative Actions Directive’, which proposes the first EU-wide rules on collective redress. The directive requires each Member State...

Hungary: Important changes to court procedures

1 April 2020 - Important changes regarding court procedures in Hungary entered into force as of 1 April.

Romania: Suspension of court activity and statutes of limitation

17 March 2020 – In light of the COVID-19 virus’ spread in Romania, the President of Romania issued Decree no. 195/2020 declaring a state of emergency in Romania (hereinafter referred to as the "Decree"). The Decree entered into force and generates...