Mykola Kovalchuk

Senior Partner, Attorney, Arbitration Manager, L.I.GROUP


Tel.: +38 044 227-05-14


Mykola Kovalchuk graduated from the National Aviation University, receiving his university degree in two specialties: Law, Aviation, 2006. He is currently pursuing his MBA from the Edinburgh Heriot Watt University (Great Britain) and MIM Business School (МІМ).

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, bad debt collection, banking & finance, litigation, international arbitration, corporate disputes, investment protection, antitrust, sports law


Professional Experience

Mykola Kovalchuk started his legal career in 2006 with the position of chief specialist at the legal department of Ukrsoyuzservis Association. In 2007 he held the position of senior legal adviser at the State Aircraft Building Concern Aviation of Ukraine. From November 2007 to December 2008 Mykola was head of the legal department of Ukrlandinvest LLC. Since December 2008 — co-founder and managing partner of L.I. GROUP. Mykola Kovalchuk has also been an arbitration manager since November 2008.


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His assets include winning a case in the International Commercial Arbitration in Stockholm (Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce) in 2010, when representing the interests of a large South Korean company. Successful experience in a number of high-profile cases in the field of bankruptcy, corporate disputes and investment protection. Support of foreign companies in Ukraine. Significant experience of successful negotiations and out-of-court settlement.


Key Facts

Mykola is the co-founder of NGO All-Ukrainian Association Legal Initiative and Chairman of the NGO Ukraine-Switzerland. He was recognized by the international rating agency The Best Lawyers 2020 in the category of Judicial Practice.
According to the Legal Awards 2020, he is awarded in Best Lawyer of the year in bankruptcy. Legal Awards 2019 recognized him as among the best lawyers in the field of bankruptcy and the best litigation lawyers. Mykola was named among the leaders in the practice of bankruptcy and debt restructuring by Yurydychna Gazeta, Client’s Choice. Top 100 best lawyers of Ukraine 2018. In Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2019 he was named among prominent lawyers in bankruptcy and litigation. Mykola Kovalchuk was actively engaged in the project to reform the Prosecutor-General’s Office of Ukraine and was honored with a commendation by the Office for his contribution to important state affairs. He is an active member of the Ukrainian American Bar Association.


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