Aequo is pleased to announce promotion of senior associates Myroslava Savchuk and Yevgen Levitskyi to Counsels, Dispute Resolution Practice.

Myroslava has over 10 years’ of hands-on experience in international arbitration and litigation with particular focus on commercial, corporate and tax disputes. She is experienced in successfully representing clients in disputes with the tax and customs offices, Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine and other regulatory authorities, as well as enforcing foreign judgments and arbitral awards. Myroslava regularly acts for the firm’s clients on various aspects of taxation, competition, investment as well as sector-specific regulation in Ukraine, focusing on a range of the firm’s key industries, including energy and natural resources, infrastructure and transportation, food and agribusiness. 

Yevgen has spent more than 9 years as a litigator representing both domestic and foreign companies in courts and advising on various aspects of civil and property law, commercial and corporate law, banking law, international private law and international arbitration. He has significant experience in debt collection in favour of financial institutions, including bank loan, mortgage and suretyship enforcement. Yevgen specializes in civil and commercial litigation, bankruptcy proceedings, having also acted in enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards, with a particular focus on disputes in infrastructure and transportation, financial services, FMCG and retail. His practice covers criminal proceedings related to commercial and civil matters. Yevgen successfully interned in the financial litigation and arbitration teams of several London-based international law firms and barristers’ chambers, as well as in the Royal Courts of Justice under the supervision of judges from the High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal of England and Wales.

In their new role Myroslava Savchuk and Yevgen Levitskyi will be responsible for further strengthening Dispute Resolution practice and significant business development.

Denis Lysenko, Aequo’s Managing Partner, comments: “We are pleased Myroslava and Yevgen are joining the leadership team. They are talented lawyers, we recognize their exceptional work and congratulate them on this well-deserved promotion. This expansion and strengthening of Aequo’s leadership team optimally positions the firm to execute our strategy of long-term growth based on client care excellence, industry focus and innovation. It will also help further cement our leading position in Dispute Resolution in the legal market of Ukraine”.

AEQUO has been named the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine by IFLR Europe Awards 2018, Law Firm of the Year in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS by The Lawyer European Awards 2017 and one of the most innovative law firms in Europe according to the FT Innovative Lawyers 2015-2017.