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Tel:
Work 0203 370 8888
Fax:
Fax 0203 328 7778
Email:
Web:
www.candey.com

Yuri Botiuk

Tel:
Work 020 3328 7773
Email:
Web:
www.candey.com
CANDEY

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial Litigation

Position

Yuri is a specialist in complex litigation and arbitration across multiple jurisdictions including Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan (and other CIS countries) the Middle East and Africa for both corporations and individuals. Actions range from multi-million dollar multi-jurisdictional fraud claims through to shareholders disputes, partnership disputes, foreign law claims, enforcing foreign judgments, construction disputes, actions for and against directors, defamation, breach of contract, tort and insolvency. Yuri is regularly invited to speak as an expert on a variety of topics regarding doing business in Russia/Former Soviet Union (‘FSU’) and emerging markets. Notable recent litigation cases involved a shareholders' dispute regarding 600m USD asset in Russia which involved SCC arbitration proceedings and related interim injunctions in the BVI and Cyprus; shareholders' arbitration dispute relating to a Russian bank involving numerous Cypriot and High Court injunctions, shareholders' arbitration dispute regarding a CIS coal mine, contractual disputes regarding oil commodities. Yuri often acts in concert with lawyers from across the CIS/Middle East/Africa to provide access to international dispute resolution solutions for clients.

Career

Partner, McGrigors (2008– 2012); partner, Pinsent Masons (2012–2016); partner, Grosvenor Law (2016–2017); partner, CANDEY (2017).

Languages

Ukrainian & Russian

Education

University of Sheffield LLB (1994–1997)

Leisure

Opera and travel.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Candey is praised for its 'attention to detail and capacity to work under pressure'. The practice is rated for complex shareholder, securities and joint venture disputes. Managing partner Ashkhan Candey  heads the department with Andrew Dunn; Yuri Botiuk and James Collins are also experienced advisers. Mo Haque QC was hired from Campbells' BVI office.

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