Konstantin advises domestic and international clients with a particular focus on the maritime sector, specifically wet and dry shipping since the start of his career.
His clients are leading P&I Clubs, hull underwriters, banks, ship owners, managers and charterers, shipyards, carriers and freight forwarders, trading companies, contractors, logistics companies and brokers.
Significant experience and deep academic knowledge in shipping and commercial law in non-contentious cases is a great advantage of Konstantin’s expertise in high value, multi-party and multi-jurisdictional litigation which is his predominant area of practice.
Konstantin systematically appears in commercial courts and arbitration. He is involved in wide variety of domestic and international complex cross-border disputes involving charterparties, off-hire, demurrage, bills of lading (cargo contamination, loss of cargo and other cargo claims), ship sale MOAs and shipbuilding contracts, mortgages and maritime liens, ship and cargo arrests, repudiation and termination of commercial contracts, as well as collisions, groundings, and oil spills.
He has also had experience in international trade (sale and carriage of goods), marine insurance (CTL), ship finance and recognition and enforcement of judgements and awards.
Konstantin’s knowledge of shipping, trade and commodity contracts means that he can deal with most problems in a fast, efficient, and comprehensive manner. His ability to find creative and innovative solutions is highly appreciated by clients.
As a well-known figure with academic reputation, Konstantin writes for leading law journals in the field of his comparative PhD thesis (received from the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation), as well as in a variety of shipping business journals.
Being a grant-holder of the Government of the French Republic and the French Embassy in Russia for comparative legal research, Konstantin is also a member of several national and international professional associations, like the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and RUMLA (Russian Maritime Law Association).
Prior to joining NAVICUS.LAW in 2017, Konstantin worked for another leading national shipping law firm.
Konstantin fluently speaks Russian, French and English.
We wish him even more success at his new position!