Senior partner, Head of Dispute Resolution, Aequo
Oleksiy Filatov focuses on local and cross-border litigation and international arbitration, particularly corporate, commercial and investment disputes. He also has considerable experience in banking, financial and IP disputes.
In Ukrainian courts Oleksiy represents mainly international and major local companies in high-profile commercial and regulatory litigation. He has also acted on many occasions as Ukrainian law counsel in international legal teams in foreign courts, particularly in UK, Switzerland and Cyprus.
Apart from private legal practice, Mr. Filatov’s professional experience involves serving as deputy chief of staff of the President of Ukraine, secretary of the Constitutional Commission and coordinator of the Judicial Reform Council, including leading the development of significant amendments to Ukrainian rules of court proceedings, Ukrainian Constitution and laws on judiciary.
Mr. Filatov’s professional achievements have been recognized by a range of international legal market researchers, such as Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers, and Who's Who Legal. The Legal Practice, a leading Ukrainian legal media, had named him as the Lawyer of the Year.