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Ilyashev & Partners Successful for Ukrrichflot Shipping Company in the Supreme Court of Ukraine

Ilyashev & Partners Successful for Ukrrichflot Shipping Company in the Supreme Court of Ukraine

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Ilyashev & Partners has successfully represented the Ukrrichflot Shipping Company before the Supreme Court of Ukraine in a dispute with JSC Ukrzaliznytsia, Ukrainian Railways.

According to Ilyashev & Partners, “in 2017 JSC Ukrzaliznytsia charged a fee from the shipowners for the lifting of railway bridge bearers during the passage of large-sized vessels along the Dnieper River - such lifting fee was unilaterally established by JSC Ukrzaliznytsia and, according to Ukrrichflot Shipping Company, was unjustified in principle.” 

Proceedings were initiated before the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine that led all the way to the Supreme Court. 

According to Ilyashev & Partners, in its ruling of November 14, 2019, the Supreme Court upheld the decision of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine and the courts of first instance and appeal, finding “monopoly abuse by JSC Ukrzaliznytsia."

The Ilyashev & Partners team included Partner Oleksandr Fefelov and Counsel Valeiia Gudiy.

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AVELLUM is a leading Ukrainian full service law firm with a key focus on Finance, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Tax, and Antitrust.

Our aim is to be the firm of choice for large businesses and financial institutions in respect of their most important and challenging transactions.

We build lasting relationships with our clients and make them feel secure in new uncertain economic and legal realities.

We incorporate the most advanced Western legal techniques and practices into our work. By adding our first-hand knowledge, broad industry experience, and unparalleled level of service we deliver the best results to our clients in their business endeavours. Our partners are taking an active role in every transaction and ensure smooth teamwork.

AVELLUM is recognised as one of the leading law firms in Ukraine by various international and Ukrainian legal editions (Chambers, The Legal500, IFLR1000, The Ukrainian Law Firms, and others).

Firm's website: www.avellum.com


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