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Sergey Litovchenko

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Sergey is an experienced commercial litigation and arbitration lawyer. He has experience in multi-million dollar multi-jurisdictional fraud claims, shareholders disputes, defamation, breach of contract, tort and insolvency claims. He also has experience acting in high value divorces.

Sergey is a native Russian speaker and heads the Russia and CIS practice at Bivonas Law.

Sergey Litovchenko


LLB Law, South Bank University, London

MSc in Property Law, South Bank University, London

College of Law, Guildford, Legal Practice Course

Membership of Professional Bodies

UK representative of the Russian Association of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

Member of the British-Russian Law Association

Member of the Anglo-Russian Law Association

Member of the Russian and CIS Arbitration Network

Member of the British Ukrainian Law Association


  • Representing a Russian pharmaceutical company in International Chamber of Commerce proceedings defending a claim over alleged wrongful termination of a distribution contract.
  • Representing PJSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” in its claims against Mr Berezovsky and others.
  • Representing the Government of the Samara Region, Russia seeking enforcement of a Russian judgment in England against Mr Berezovsky.
  • Representing a Russian national in dispute over dilution of his shareholding in a UK company valued over £100 million.
  • Joint Stock Co “Aeroflot - Russian Airlines” v Berezovsky & Anor (2014) [2014] EWCA Civ 20.
  • JSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” v (1) Michael Thomas Leeds Nicholas Stewart Wood and Kevin John Hellard (As Trustees Of The Insolvent Estate Of Platon Elenin (also known as Boris Abramovich Berezovsky)) and others [2017] EWHC 150 (Ch).
  • Aeroflot v Berezovsky and ors [2018] EWHC 1735 (Ch).