Kyiv, 14 September 2015 - Avellum Partners welcomes Dmytro Marchukov as the new Partner and the Head of Dispute Resolution Practice.

Dmytro has represented international and local clients in close to every kind of dispute resolution matters including national and cross-border litigation, transnational insolvency and receivership, asset tracing and recovery, fraud investigation, enforcement of mortgages and pledges (including against shareholdings in Ukrainian companies), commercial and investment arbitration under the major institutional and ad hoc rules, as well as recognition and enforcement of foreign judicial and arbitral awards.

Mykola Stetsenko, Managing Partner of Avellum Partners, commented: “We are pleased to welcome such noteworthy and experienced lawyer. Dmytro’s arrival is an important step to further enforce Avellum’s reputation as a firm which effectively handles high-value, complex and multi-jurisdictional disputes. In his new role, Dmytro will deliver best-in-class services to our clients advising on the high-scale projects.”

Dmytro is joining Avellum Partners from the International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation Practice of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine.

After over a decade with a great firm, it was anything but an easy decision for me to part ways with real professionals to whom I have deepest respect. Yet I am absolutely optimistic about joining Avellum team and very much enthusiastic about the opportunity to contribute my knowledge and expertise in the field of dispute resolution to what has established itself as one of the biggest successes in the Ukrainian legal market”, Dmytro Marchukov commented.

Dmytro Marchukov is recommended among leading lawyers in dispute resolution by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Best Lawyers, GAR 100 and The Legal 500. He was the only Ukrainian lawyer recognized among “40 Europe outstanding up and comers” by Chambers Europe 2014. Best Lawyers 2015 recommends Dmytro as an outstanding lawyer in Arbitration and Mediation.

Dmytro received a Master of International Commercial Arbitration Law degree from the Stockholm University (LL.M.), a Master of International Law degree from the Institute of International Relations of the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, as well as Bachelor of International Relations from the same school.

For further information on the topic please contact Mykola Stetsenko, Managing Partner, Dmytro Marchukov, Partner, and Glib Bondar, Partner, or by telephone +380 44 220-0335 or via e-mail.