Mr Andrey Astapov > Eterna Law > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

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

International Arbitration and Litigation, International Trade, Energy and Mineral Resources Law.

Position

Andrey Astapov is Managing Partner of AstapovLawyers International Law Group since 2003. He specializes in International Arbitration, International Litigation, International Commercial Law, Investments, International Trade, Energy and Mineral Resources Law. He has represented numerous clients in a wide range of antitrust and antidumping law, provided legal opinions on the matters of Ukrainian, foreign and international law, represented clients in international arbitration forums: International Court of Arbitration at ICC (Paris), GAFTA, FOSFA, LCIA, International Commercial Arbitration Court at the CCI of Ukraine etc.

Career

Head of Arbitration Departments at United Grain Group, 2002-2003; Managing Partner at ETERNA LAW .

Languages

English, French, Russian, Ukrainian and Spanish.

Memberships

Ukrainian Bar Association, Association of Independent European Lawyers.

Education

University of Mississippi, USA (2000); University of Nottingham, UK (2002); Zaporizhzhya National University, Ukraine (2001).

Leisure

Tennis, golf.

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.