Dispute Resolution

Kinstellar strengthens its Dispute Resolution team in Ukraine with appointment of former judge Lyudmyla Volkova

March 2018 - Kinstellar, Emerging Europe and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm, is delighted to announce that Lyudmyla Volkova has joined the Dispute Resolution team at our Kyiv office as a Managing Associate. In her new role, Lyudmyla will...

Zdeněk Kučera named Lawyer of the Year for IT Law in the Czech Republic

January 2018 - The Czech Republic’s most prestigious law competition has awarded Zdeněk Kučera Lawyer of the Year 2017 for IT Law in the annual contest organised by the Czech Bar Association and EPRAVO.CZ publishing house.
“I am delighted...

Ukraine revises its arbitration law, introduces new arbitration rules

November 2017 – Ukrainian arbitration law, which follows almost to the letter the 1985 UNCITRAL Model Law (the "Model Law"), has been largely unrevised since its adoption in 1994, despite subsequent changes introduced to the Model Law in 2006. As a...

Kinstellar announces the promotion of three new Partners and two new Counsel

June 2017 - Kinstellar is delighted to announce the promotions to Partner of Iustinian Captariu and Remus Codreanu in Bucharest and Ákos Nagy in Budapest, and the promotions to Counsel of Zsuzsa Csiki in Bucharest and Olena Kuchynska in Kyiv.
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Kinstellar expands its dispute resolution practice and ICT sector

May 2017 -  New Head of Prague’s Dispute Resolution Practice and the ICT sector further strengthens position of emerging Europe’s and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm.
Zdeněk Kučera is joining Kinstellar as a Managing Associate....

Kinstellar, Cleary Gottlieb and FTI Consulting to co-host dispute resolution event in Kyiv

May 2017 – On 1 June 2017 Kinstellar’s Kyiv office, together with the London offices of international law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and global business advisory firm FTI Consulting, will co-host a conference on cross-border dispute...

Kinstellar is a supporter of Arbitration Law Conference with AmCham and Comenius University in Slovakia

April 2017 -  Kinstellar has taken part in the Arbitration Conference 2017 organised by the American Chamber of Commerce Slovakia in cooperation with the Faculty of Law, Comenius University Bratislava. The conference took place in the historical building...

Can claimants in Turkey receive a refund of court fees?

April 2017 – A significant issue to be considered by potential claimants intending to initiate a lawsuit in Turkey is the “court fee” required to be deposited with the court when filing a lawsuit.
Depending on the type of the case, a certain...

The Turkish General Assembly of Civil Chambers of the Court of Appeals preserved its decision on the amendment of the pleading after the decision of overturn

April 2017 – The General Assembly of Civil Chambers of the Court of Appeals of Turkey (“General Assembly”) has preserved the decision of the Joint Chambers of the Court of Appeal dated 4 February 1948 (numbered 1944/10 and 1948/3; the “Joint...

The importance in Turkey of submitting a petition for response within the statutory time period

March 2017 – There is no doubt that the most critical element determining the outcome of a case is the evidence submitted to the court. In this article, we will focus on the legal consequences of failing to submit a petition of response, which, within...