The court practice is one of the prevailing in the activity of the firm. The lawyers of the court practice have gained the reputation of the experienced court attorneys who act with the purpose of the most effective defense of clients’ interests. Our attorneys are capable of successful handling of most complicated court trials and settlement of disputes that require skill and experience.
Our practice includes corporate, tax, construction, maritime and investment disputes in state courts and in international commercial arbitration. Our principles are high professionalism, non-standard decisions, individual approach to each case and dedication to obtaining positive results.
Our vast experience allows us to provide a wide range of services: from advising clients on the matters of minimization of court risks at the implementation of different projects and evaluation of court perspective of a specific case to the representation of a client in courts of general jurisdiction, commercial and administrative courts of all instances, as well as international commercial arbitration institutes. Not only we advise our clients and represent their interests in the national courts, but we also have a significant experience of join participation with foreign colleagues in complicated court proceedings started in several jurisdictions at once. In the sphere of criminal law we concentrate on economically orientated matters representing interests of both legal entities and their officials and private customers.
It is necessary to pay separate attention to the practice of International and Maritime Arbitration. We are experienced in the representation of clients in the International Commercial Arbitration court and Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine, as well as other international arbitration institutions. We have represented our clients in arbitration disputes on the contracts of work and labour, international sale and purchase contracts, join venture agreements, financial leasing agreements, as well as corporate disputes.
Due to experience of many years that we accumulated while servicing shipping companies and shiprepair wharves of Odesa region, it is worth mentioning maritime arbitration separately – in last ten years our lawyers at the Maritime Arbitration Commission at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine have conducted over 30 court proceedings concerning the disputes on the performance of shiprepair contracts, collecting of indebtedness on the performed subcontractor works, carrying out of emergency and diving works, as well as disputes related to sinking of a vessel.
LF “Jurline” was noted in a Handbook for foreign clients “Ukrainian Law Firms 2014” in terms of “dispute resolution”, “economic crimes” and “international arbitration”.
In 2016 the dispute resolution practice of the firm has been recommended by international ranking of law firms Legal 500 EMEA.