Vasil Kisil & Partners has announced that Partner Oleksiy Filatov has been appointed Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration by Order of the President of Ukraine.
Filatov joined Vasil Kisil & Partners in 2003 as an Associate Partner and became Partner in 2005. Since 2007 he has served as Head of VKP’s Dispute Resolution Practice Group, where he led a team of 30 lawyers and represented VKP’s clients in international arbitrations and domestic courts. VKP reports that Filatov was "regularly invited as an expert on Ukrainian law in various international arbitration and litigation proceedings."
Senior Partner Vasil Kisil issued a statement about the news: “We highly appreciate the long-lasting successful cooperation and contribution made by Mr. Oleksiy Filatov to the development of our firm as a whole and its Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property Practice Groups in particular. We congratulate Mr. Filatov on his new appointment and strongly believe that his professionalism would help him meet new challenges at the government level. We wish Oleksiy the very best in his new position."