Mr Andriy Pozhidayev > Asters > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

01030 KIEV

Work Department

Dispute Resolution



Andriy co-heads the dispute resolution and debt restructuring practice of the Firm. With more than 15 years of experience in the dispute resolution, he is specialised in banking, contractual, corporate, defamation, and labour disputes, as well as disputes involving the protection of creditors’ rights, bankruptcy and restructuring.

He has wealth of experience in running and participating in person in disputes brought before Ukrainian courts of all jurisdictions and levels, including the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, as part of a number of cases that have shaped court practice, bankruptcy proceedings involving large debtors, and the most complicated financial restructuring processes unique to Ukraine. Andriy represented clients and advised them on complicated litigation processes covering a number of foreign jurisdictions.

Andriy and his team were fully engaged in the drafting of a number of laws that were critical to the financial market, including the Ukrainian Law on Banks and Banking, the Ukrainian Law on Financial Restructuring, the Ukrainian Law amending certain legislative instruments of Ukraine to resume lending, the Ukrainian Law amending certain legislative instruments of Ukraine to address certain issues of operation of the banking system, etc.


English, Ukrainian and Russian


  • Ukrainian Bar Association;
  • Kyiv Region Bar Association.


Kyiv National Economic University, Master of Laws, 2004.

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Dispute resolution

Asters‘ group has ‘deep knowledge of Ukrainian law and Ukrainian issues, along with an international standard of quality‘. The firm has the largest dispute resolution practice in Kiev, and it has a 20-year track record in complex domestic and cross-border disputes. In that time, it has frequently acted for the state of Ukraine, as well as major and investors and corporations, in investment arbitration matters and commercial disputes. Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi (who is ‘a gem‘) leads on international arbitration and cross-border litigation, with Gleb Bialyi and Andriy Pozhidayev active in domestic litigation. Among the firm’s other standout practitioners are ‘outstanding strategic thinker‘ Oleksiy Didkovskiy and co-managing partner Serhii Sviriba.