Andrey Astapov

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Andrey Astapov is Managing Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution Practice.

Andrey specializes in international arbitration and litigation, international commercial law, investments and international trade, energy, oil & gas and mineral resources law,  companies in agro and infrastructure areas.

First-string expert in GAFTA and FOSFA arbitration, Mr Astapov represented numerous clients before all major international arbitration forums, including the International Court of Arbitration at ICC (Paris), London Court of International Arbitration, Arbitration institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, GAFTA, FOSFA, and other institutional and ad hoc arbitrations, International Commercial Arbitration Courts at the CCI of Ukraine.


  • ETERNA LAW acted as a legal advisor to one of the largest B2B suppliers in the field of IGambling
  • ETERNA LAW team joined the Linklaters multi-jurisdictional initiative on data protection
  • ETERNA LAW has acted as a legal counsel to NEST on the acquisition of a building at Reitarska str. in the historical part of Kyiv
  • ETERNA LAW has represented the interests of the international bank
  • ETERNA LAW has acted as legal counsel to Linklaters LLP on the matters of marketing and data protection in Ukraine
  • ETERNA LAW has acted as a legal advisor to one of the largest international holdings in the field of corporate governance
  • ETERNA LAW is the legal advisor to one of the world’s leaders in the production and supply of gaming equipment
  • ETERNA LAW has advised a US start-up on attracting investment
  • ETERNA LAW is a legal counsel to one of the largest banks in Ukraine


  • University of Mississippi (USA)
  • University of Nottingham (UK)
  • Zaporizhzhya National University (Ukraine).


  • Andrey Astapov - leader in the infrastructure area (Client choice-2020)
  • Andrey Astapov is recommended in Dispute Resolution by Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • Andrey Astapov is recommended in Dispute Resolution by Legal 500 EMEA 2019
  • Andrey Astapov was recommended in Litigation according to Best Lawyers – 2018
  • Andrey Astapov was highly recognized in litigation according to Who`s Who Legal 2016
  • Commercial Arbitration Law Firm Of The Year in Ukraine by 2016 DealMakers Global Awards
  • Tier 3 in Tax by Tax Directors Handbook 2016