Igor Verkhovodko

Igor Verkhovodko

Position

Managing Partner

SPECIALIZATION

Information technology, investments, real estate and construction, dispute resolution, international commercial arbitration

START OF PRACTICE

1989

EDUCATION, COURSES, INTERNSHIPS

Belarusian State University, Faculty of Law (1991).

Institute of Constitutional and Legal Policy, (Budapest, Hungary) "International Commercial Arbitration" (1998).

University of Graz (Austria) internship under the TEMPUS program with participation of BSU, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) and University of Graz (Austria) (1997).

Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Belarus, internship (2006).

Belarusian State University, Faculty of Law, PhD in Law, Associate Professor (1991-2017).

Institute for Retraining and Professional Development of Judges, Prosecutor's Office, Courts and Justice Institutions of the Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus, (2017).

International Arbitration Court at the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, internship (2010).

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

PhD in Law, Associate Professor, with more than 25 years of lecturing experience at the Faculty of Law of the Belarusian State University.

Chairman of the Council of Lawyers - Entrepreneurs under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus (2004-2013).

Arbitrator of the International Arbitration Court at the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (1994-present).

General Counselor of the CIS Economic Court (2008).

Member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Belarus (1998-2009).

Chairman of the Appeal Committee of the Association "Ice Hockey Federation of the Republic of Belarus" (2015-2017).

He was awarded with the Certificate of Honor of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, Honorary Certificates of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus, the Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Belarus for his great contribution to the development of legal practice in the Republic of Belarus.

Repeatedly recognized by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus as the best entrepreneur of the Republic of Belarus rendering legal services

He has been awarded honorary diplomas of the World Bank for his contribution to Doing Business research.

He has extensive experience in rendering a variety of legal services in various industries, in particular, in corporate practice, M&A transactions, investment projects, information technologies, construction and real estate, banking, finance, insurance legislation, taxation, etc. Furthermore, he specializes in resolving litigation disputes, financial and insurance law, etc.

He is an expert in resolving litigation disputes and possesses extensive experience in managing cases in economic and international arbitration courts. Additionally, he has significant experience in providing expert opinions on draft legislative acts, analytical opinions, and reviews on a wide range of issues related to the application of laws governing economic activities and legal proceedings in Belarus. He also actively participated in the development of legislative acts through various commissions.

Languages
    • Russian
    • Belarusian
    • English
COUNTRY

Belarus