Irina Nazarova elected chair of the ADR Committee of the Ukrainian Bar Association

Members of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) have re-elected ENGARDE’s Managing Partner Irina Nazarova Chair of the association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. The election was held by electronic ballot. This will be Irina’s third consecutive term as the Chair of the UBA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee.

While commenting on her re-election Irina Nazarova said the following: “I am honoured that my colleagues have expressed their trust in me once again. We will join our efforts and carry on with improving Ukraine’s legislation and practices towards the goal of proarbitrability. We will not stop at that, however. Other ADR methods, like mediation, will stay at the core of our activities. ”

Oleksandr Volkov, associate of International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine, was appointed the committee’s Deputy Chair. Having learned about his appointment Oleksandr mentioned: “It’s a great honour and pleasure to serve our Ukrainian ADR community. Focusing on judiciary and business, aiming to bridge the abyss in their understanding and utilizing the ADR methods, we are planning to arrange effective and eventful work of the Committee.”

ENGARDE Attorneys at Law have received excellent rankings and high praise by Chambers Europe, a leading legal market research publication.
Thus, the firm has been recognized a leading player in international arbitration, whereas the market perception of the firm is as “One of the best litigation practices in Ukraine.”
The firm’s Managing Partner Irina Nazarova is recognized as a top-tier Ukrainian lawyer in arbitration (Band 1). The publication describes Irina as “a highly recognised international arbitration specialist” acting as counsel to clients and arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings. The market participants interviewed by Chambers Europe confirm this view by saying that “She is a serious competitor.”
Andriy Vyshnevsky, ENGARDE’s Partner, is listed in Band 3 of the rankings. The market knows and appreciates Andriy as “a talented litigator” often acting in domestic disputes for banks.
Thus, ENGARDE have confirmed being a market leader and a trend setter in the Ukrainian dispute resolution market. The firm excels in protection of the clients’ interests both in domestic courts and in international arbitration tribunals.