Aleksandr Lugovskyi > Eterna Law > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

Eterna Law
Gulliver Business Centre
1-A Sportyvna Sq, 32nd Floor
01001 KYIV
Ukraine

Work Department

International Arbitration/IT-Disputes

Position

Partner

Career

Aleksandr has over 9 years of experience in international litigation and arbitration, advising a broad spectrum of clients ranging from high-profile businessmen to financial institutions on various civil, commercial, international trade and investment matters. Aleksandr has an extensive experience in dealing with complex fraud, asset tracing, shareholders and M&A/post-M&A disputes involving multiple jurisdictions.

Aleksandr’s practice focuses on IT and IT related disputes involving gambling (online casino/betting) and gaming companies, software development and license issues, white label operations, shareholders’ disputes and data protection.

He also regularly acts for the clients in proceedings before the Ukrainian courts in relation to recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. Aleksandr also represented both companies and individuals in various international arbitration forums (LCIA, ICC, VIAC, NAI, SCC, ICAC at the UCCI and ICAC at the EACH).

Languages

English, Russian, Ukrainian

Education

  • National Aviation University, International Law
  • Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, Economics
  • Durham University (UK), Master of Laws (LL.M.) with honors with a degree in International Trade and Commercial Law

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Dispute resolution

Eterna Law focuses predominantly on high-value and cross-border arbitration, though it handles a range of domestic and international litigation. Clients describe ‘an energetic and imaginative firm that will try to find a solution for even the most difficult problems‘. Andrey Astapov, head of international litigation Oleh Beketov, ‘extremely good tactician‘ Eugene Blinov, who has expertise in international arbitration, and head of IT disputes Aleksandr Lugovskyi are the partners in a sizeable practice. Denys Kytsenko joined from Dynasty Law Firm to add capacity to the bankruptcy and restructuring practice. The firm counts Ukrenergy Trade and BTA Bank among its clients.