24/7

Ukrainian Law Firms 2012

всего: 0 08.08.12

Annual investigation of the legal marker 2012

 

A Handbook for Foreign Clients ‘Ukrainian Law Firms 2012’ http://ukrainianlawfirms.com/firms.php?id=021

 

HFC announced two leading legal companies in the transport sector of Ukraine.

 

Interlegal is now among two leaders of the legal market in transport sphere and maritime law. Arthur Nitsevych is the leading individual in maritime law in 2012.

 

Nikolay Melnykov named as a well-known practitioner specializing in yachting.

 

**

Enjoying highly deserved reputation transport issues, especially in shipping and maritime, International Law Offices (Interlegal), Odessa, assisted clients including Global Ocean Link, Groupama Transport, COLUMBIA Shipmanagement Ltd, Maersk Ukraine Ltd, Imperial Group, Оil Marine Group Ltd in liability insurance. The standout names are Arthur Nitsevych, Artem Skorobogatov and Natalia Myroshnychenko, who also were involved in assistance in conclusion of a number of annual liner contracts and in the proceedings on violation of the customs rules and confiscation of vessels and yachts. The team participated in settlement of the consequences of oil spills and settlement of marine accidents and represented the interests of cargo owners in relations with adjusters on general averages concerning CMA CGM Verlaine and Norasia Taurus. Nikolay Melnykov is a known practitioner specializing in yachting.

 

Less Time for the Rest

 

Issues on foreign trade and international cargo carriage made up the majority of the work of transport lawyers, says Artem Skorobogatov, associate partner of International Law Offices. Introduction of grain export quotas in 2010 and their replacement by duties on 2011 caused a number of claims and disputes between the parties to foreign trade in international arbitration courts. Moreover, the complications with the customs clearance of goods led to significant losses of the consignees and material change of the transit and import cargo flows.

 

In addition the news covered a wide range of marine accidents in Ukraine.

 

“We cannot but mention inauguration of the first private container terminal TIS with the direct transatlantic service ECUMED from Maersk as it is one of the significant transport events of 2011& rdquo;, he adds. Development of a variety of important transport regulatory documents (the Acts of Ukraine On Sea Ports and On Container Carriages, Customs Code of Ukraine) also required active involvement of transport experts.

 

“Next year will hardly give much time for the rest. Ukraine’s accession to the International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to the Arrest of Sea-Going Ships (1952) will correct the arrest mechanisms of the vessels in Ukrainian ports. In case the mentioned regulatory documents come into force, the transport business of the country will be shaken by many revolutions which, in turn, will lead to a rise in the legal workload”, the expert concluded.

 

Interlegal

2012

www.interlegal.com.ua

  • Interlegal won the court dispute against large state-owned stevedore2020.09.08

      The Client – port operator – applied to Interlegal for due diligence of one of state-owned stevedores. Such due dil...

    show more
  • Discharge of cargo residues and washwater: instruments of legal defense for Interlegal client2020.09.04

      Since the State Enterprise “Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority” (USPA), jointly with other governmental bodies (such as the State Borde...

    show more
  • Interlegal defended interests of “thyssenkrupp Materials Trading GmbH” in Court of Appeal of Donetsk2020.09.03

      Recently, in Court of Appeal of Donetsk there was a hearing of a case concerning an appeal against the ruling of Kramatorsk Town C...

    show more
  • Interlegal defended world freight forwarder`s interests in court, allowing no damages recover totaling up to UAH 15 million2020.09.01

    Interlegal got a request from a Client, one of the world's largest forwarders, to protect his interests in enforcement proceedings to recove...

    show more
  • Group of companies: structuring as a holding company2020.08.17

    The client – large foreign shipowner applied to Interlegal upon corporate issues regarding Liberian companies acting as nominal shipowners....

    show more
  • Interlegal lawyers refunded costs for a cancelled travel2020.08.11

    A Client apply to Interlegal for refund of costs on travel to exotic country – naturally being cancelled due to closing borders and cancelli...

    show more
  • Yacht Charter Parties 2020: what to stipulate in autumn?2020.08.06

    In the framework of regular services for one of our Client’s commercial yachts, Interlegal supported conclusion of Charter Parties in autumn...

    show more
  • Ship arrest preserved: the Debtor paid due amount2020.08.05

    On March 24, 2020, we wrote that Interlegal lawyers arrested the vessel flying under foreign flag, in Kherson Sea Port water area, followed...

    show more
  • Ship arrest as operating mechanism for debt recovery2020.08.10

    The Client – large foreign bunkering company applied to Interlegal for debt recovery from the Shipowner for bunker supply. Interlegal law...

    show more
  • Maritime claim as grounds for amicable settlement2020.08.04

    The Client – large Ukrainian stevedoring company applied to Interlegal for reimbursement of damages caused by the vessel in the process of c...

    show more