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He is noted for his track record in cross-border litigation and stands out for his experience of shareholder disputes, with one source praising his strategic skills and "outstanding judgement''.

Chambers Global, 2018

PROFILE

Kostiantyn  Likarchuk

Kostiantyn Likarchuk

Managing Partner
+38 044 394 9040

Kostiantyn Likarchuk is a Partner in the Kyiv office and the head of the firm-wide Dispute Resolution practice. He focuses on complex multi-jurisdictional disputes, international arbitration, cross-border and domestic litigation proceedings, assets tracing and recovery, fraud investigations and white collar crime.

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE ADVISING

  • MAJORITY SHAREHOLDERS OF NEMIROFF VODKA LIMITED, a major CEE vodka manufacturer, on a complex dispute involving proceedings in several jurisdictions for the obtaining of the full and complete control over the company, following a complex shareholders LCIA dispute
  • SUPERVISORY BOARD OF NAFTOGAZ OF UKRAINE, Ukraine’s largest state-owned oil and gas company, providing independent legal advice on all issues of the functioning of the Supervisory Board and its committees
  • ONE OF THE LARGEST UKRAINIAN PRODUCERS OF FISH AND FISH PRODUCTS on proceedings at the London Court of International Arbitration against a major Russian investment bank for conducting unauthorised transactions
  • A LARGE INTERNATIONAL INVESTOR IN RETAIL REAL ESTATE on complex multi-jurisdictional arbitration and litigation proceedings with regard to control rights over a number of assets in Ukraine
  • ONE OF THE LARGEST LSE-LISTED ORE-MINING COMPANIES concerning litigation with its former shareholders regarding the cancelation of share-purchase agreements and the reinstatement of minority shareholders’ interest in the company

EDUCATION

  • 2004 – 2005: Columbia Law School, New York, LL.M.
  • 1995 – 2000: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of International Relations, Faculty of International Law, J.D.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

 

  • Vice President on Legal Affairs, ICC Ukraine
  • Member of ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
  • Member of the International Bar Association
  • Kyiv City Bar Association

 

    LANGUAGES

    Ukrainian, Russian, English

    PUBLICATIONS

    • Managing cross-border M&A disputes. Ukrainian perspective, Kyiv Post Weekly, 2015
    • Budgeted tax reform or tax-driven budget, Kyiv Post Weekly, 2015