May 26, 2021

II International Insurance Seminar will take place 28 May

NAVICUS' Managing partner Konstantin Krasnokutskiy will participate at II International Insurance Seminar in Odessa, Ukraine.
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Other Speakers and Moderators:

Johannes Grove Nielsen, Partner Bech-Bruun, Co-Chair of the IBA Maritime & Transport Law Committee

Denys Rabomizo, Partner RABOMIZO Law Firm, President of the UMBA

Evgeniy Sukachev, Senior Partner, Black Sea Law Company, Board Member of the UMBA

Monica Lambrou-Whiting, Senior Claims Manager, West of England P&I Club

Brett Hosking, Senior Claims Executive, The Standard Club

Evert Margry, Marine Consultant Charterers Liability, DUPI GROUP

Mats Paul Fielding, Underwriter, The Swedish Club

Richard Lovett, Consultant, H.W. Wood

Elizabeth Birch, Arbitrator and Mediator, 3 Verulam Buildings

George Arghyrakis, Partner, E.G. Arghyrakis & Co

April 1, 2021

NAVICUS.LAW is now oversea law firm contributing to LMAA objects

Since 2021 NAVICUS.LAW became one of the leading law firm in maritime law in Russia contributing to shipping arbitration and promotion LMAA activity in Russia.

Through LMAA Supporting Membership NAVICUS.LAW partner Konstantin Putrya, PhD, now is willing to accept appointments as arbitrator.

Russian and foreign shipping and maritime industry members looking for Konstantin’s appointment as arbitrator are welcome to contact him directly to get more information.

More maritime disputes are referred to arbitration in London than to any other place where arbitration services are offered. In 2020 LMAA members received about 3,010 new arbitration appointments and more than 523 awards were published by them. One of the main objects of the LMAA is “to advance and encourage the professional knowledge of London maritime arbitrators and, by recommendation and advice, to assist the expeditious procedure and disposal of disputes”   


March 17, 2021

NAVICUS.LAW has been acknowledged by the reputable national law firm ranking “Коммерсантъ” in 7 nominations

We are very pleased to be recognized by the reputable Russian ranking "Коммерсантъ" among the leading law firms in Russia in a number of categories and individual rankings:

🌊 Maritime law
🌊 Transport law
🌊 Transport and logistics, key disputes (band 2)
🌊 Transport and logistics, key clients (band 1)

Individual rankings:
🌊 Konstantin Krasnokutskiy - Maritime law; Environmental law
🌊 Konstantin Putrya - Transport and logistics

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March 11, 2021

Konstantin Krasnokutskiy and Konstantin Putrya are recognized among leading maritime lawyers in Russia

NAVICUS.LAW congratulates managing partner Konstantin Krasnokutskiy and partner Konstantin Putrya for being recognized among leading lawyers in shipping by Russian national legal ranking Pravo300.

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February 26, 2021

NAVICUS.LAW team has contributed to Russia Chapter in Chambers and Partners Shipping 2021 Global Practice Guide

NAVICUS.LAW team is very pleased to have contributed to Russia Chapter in Chambers and Partners Shipping 2021 Global Practice Guide. Find out more about the latest developments in Russian maritime law :

December 25, 2020

NAVICUS.LAW has been recognised as the leading maritime law firm in Russia

We are happy to be acknowledged by the the most reputable Russian legal ranking Право.ру.

This year NAVICUS.LAW was represented by Konstantin Krasnokutskiy and Aleksandra Aleksenko at the awarding ceremony.

Excellent and comprehensive research of the legal market accomplished by Pravo300.

We are happy to serve our clients to the highest standards. It is a great pleasure that our efforts have been recognised.

November 2, 2020

NAVICUS.LAW spoke to students of the Southern Federal University

On October 30, 2020, NAVICUS.LAW partner Konstantin Putrya delivered an open lecture on maritime law to the students of the Southern Federal University as part of the annual Scientific Week.

Within the framework of the lecture, students were introduced to a brief history and general concept of maritime commercial law, the most important institutions, and also briefly presented the participants in the trade relations of shipping from the perspective of the maritime industry.

The purpose of the open lecture was to attract students' interest in the study of the maritime law as a university discipline, as well as to conduct scientific research in the field of maritime law.

October 18, 2020

The new course «Introduction to the shipping law» starts on the base of the Higher School of Economics

NAVICUS.LAW partner Konstantin Putrya launches the elective course “Introduction to the shipping law”. The course will be delivered at the department of the Civil Law and Civil Process (School of Law), Higher School of Economics – Saint Petersburg.

During the 2020/2021 academic year Konstantin will share with young lawyers his theoretical skills and practical experience based on international and domestic case law.

This course encapsulates a number of shipping law concepts from arrest of ships to maritime liens, and generally seeks to give students basic knowledge of international and national shipping law institutions. The course aims to deliver a comprehensive and friendly commercial overview of how the shipping industry is regulated.


September 4, 2020

NAVICUS.LAW contributed to the limited edition of the Russian Merchant Shipping Code published by RUMLA (RUssian Maritime Law Association)

Russian Maritime Law Association (or simply RUMLA) promoting and studying maritime law in Russia and worldwide announced new exclusive edition of the Merchant Shipping Code of the Russian Federation last amended on the 1st of September, 2020.

This publication was sponsored by the NAVICUS.LAW which are proud to be a member and partner of Russian maritime law association.

The new edition is going to be sent over the RUMLA’ members and practicing maritime lawyers, academics, representatives of shipping companies, brokers, marine officers and students.

Please, contact If you want to get this edition of the Russian Merchant Shipping Code and join the association to receive exclusive digests of the recent news and case law in maritime industry with in-depth analysis and commentaries from marine professionals.

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September 4, 2020

We are extremely pleased to announce the promotion of our Senior Associate Konstantin Putrya to Partner.

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!