Pavlo Byelousov, Head of International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation at Aequo in Ukraine, has been promoted to the firm's partnership.
Aequo describes Byelousov as having "14 years of hands-on experience in investment, commercial and energy-related disputes," and says that he "has been instrumental in building up the firm’s international arbitration and cross-border litigation practices since the firm’s establishment." According to the firm, "he has successfully represented clients as counsel in international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations in Ukraine and abroad as well as in complex cross-border litigation cases before Ukrainian courts, including the Ukraine’s Supreme Court. He also has a considerable experience in proceedings on setting aside arbitral awards and enforcing foreign judgments and arbitral awards in Ukraine, and assisting in enforcing Ukrainian judgments abroad (BVI, England, Hungary, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland)."
Byelousov is an arbitrator in international arbitrations and is included in the list of arbitrators recommended by the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICAC Ukraine).
Denis Lysenko, Aequo’s Managing Partner, commented: “From the outset of Aequo’s business Pavlo has shown an exceptional dedication to the firm’s core values, strategic priorities and highest work standards. His outstanding breadth of expertise is proved by his track record of numerous big wins and cases both in Ukrainian courts and international arbitrations, in particular, by his considerable role in successful representation of Naftogaz in the world’s largest commercial arbitration in history. His client-oriented approach in delivering top-notch services, along with his significant contribution to the firm’s growth, competent management and continuous investment in people ensured his well-deserved promotion. We are proud to welcome Pavlo to Aequo’s partnership and wish him further bright victories, considerable achievements in his practice area, and development of the committed team. We are looking forward to working with Pavlo in his new role in the coming years as his deep engagement in the firm’s business and brilliant expertise will strengthen our positions.”
Pavlo Byelousov stated: “I am honored to take up this new role and responsibility at Aequo. My key objective is to further bolster Aequo’s International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation demonstrating the added value delivered by our firm and strong commitment to our strategic priorities: client care, industry focus and innovation.”