Arbitration and International Dispute Resolution

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LCF has an established track record of successfully representing clients with cross-border businesses in international and domestic commercial arbitration institutions.

Working in collaboration with the leading UK and US law firms, LCF’s team provides legal support in arbitration disputes in all the key institutions: global (ICC, ICSID, LCIA, SCC), regional (ICAC at the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine, Russian Federation and Belarus), sectoral (CAS, FIDIC, FOSFA, GAFTA), as well as under the framework of UNCITRAL.

LCF’s clients include Alfa Bank, Altbank, MRIYA Agro Holding, Nikmorservices, Ukravtodor, TNT Express Worldwide, Ukrenergy Coal.


  • drafting and review of arbitration clauses in investment and commercial agreements
  • analysis of an individual case’s prospects and counterparty’s position
  • establishing defence strategy in a dispute
  • gathering and official registration of the evidence base
  • client representation in arbitration hearings
  • interim measures in support of arbitration proceedings
  • recognition and enforcement of arbitration and foreign court rulings


Carpatsky Petroleum Corporation (USA)
$ 147 mln. Галузь:
Recognition and execution of the ruling by the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce in a dispute over recovery of losses from OJSC Ukrnafta
State Agency of Motor Roads of Ukraine (Ukravtodor)
$ 50 mln. Галузь:
Ukrainian law counsel in an international arbitration dispute involving FIDIC contract under ICC rules
Financial institution “Kontraktoviy Dim”
$ 5 mln. Галузь:
Client representation in the Moscow Arbitration Court in a dispute with National Bank TRUST over debt collection
Global leader in express transportation
$ 3,3 mln. Галузь:
Recognition and enforcement of a foreign court ruling in Ukraine
TOP-10 bank in Ukraine
$ 1,3 mln. Галузь:
Debt recovery under a loan agreement, secured by a guarantee of another bank, through ICAC at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine


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