Oleksiy Filatov has joined Aequo as Senior Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution.
According to Aequo, Filatov focuses on cross-border and local litigation and international arbitration, particularly corporate, commercial, and investment disputes. Before joining Aequo, he spent over 11 years with Vasil Kisil & Partners.
Apart from legal practice, Filatov’s professional background includes serving as the Secretary of the Constitutional Commission and Coordinator of the Judicial Reform Council with the President of Ukraine and as his Deputy Chief of Staff. According to Aequo, “at these positions, he led the development of significant amendments to major Ukrainian rules of court proceedings and laws on [the] judiciary as well as the amendments to the Ukrainian Constitution regarding judiciary that were approved in 2016 and highly praised by the Venice Commission and other experts of the Council of Europe.”
“I am happy to join the team of partners with whom we share a long-standing history of professional cooperation,” Filatov commented.
“We are absolutely honored to welcome Oleksiy Filatov, a leading Ukrainian expert in dispute resolution, to our team,” added Managing Partner Denis Lysenko.