Andrey is an of counsel at Humphries Kerstetter and advocate qualified in Ukraine. He has been practising law since 2006 with a primary focus on international arbitration and cross-border dispute resolution in diverse industry sectors including energy and natural resources, shipping, aviation, agribusiness, international trade, banking, defence and security, amongst others.
Andrey has been recommended by The Legal 500 – EMEA 2021-2022 as a Rising Star in dispute resolution. He also has been named as one of the leading lawyers in international arbitration, litigation, energy and natural resources and maritime law by the most highly regarded Ukrainian legal directories – Ukrainian Law Firms 2021 and Client’s Choice 2019-2020 (by Yurydychna Gazeta).
According to The Legal 500 – EMEA 2021, “Andrey Bychkov stands out for his result-oriented approach and an ability to see the crux of the factual and legal issues” and “is an excellent lawyer with great expertise in shipping”, whose “professionalism and transparency are always appreciated.”
Prior to joining the firm in July 2022, Andrey was a counsel at a leading Ukrainian full-service law firm where he led the international arbitration team, acting in some of the most high-profile cases involving parties from the CIS region. Andrey is also an author of many articles published in the Russian, Ukrainian and English languages and his commentaries on legal matters relating to his areas of expertise have been cited by various media. In addition to Russian, Ukrainian and English in which he is fluent, Andrey also speaks conversational Romanian.