Ecovis Bondar & Bondar has announced that it "proved in court that the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine is not authorized to issue air route operating permits."
Representing Ukraine International Airlines, the firm challenged the legitimacy of the Order of the Ministry of Infrastructure No. 245 of 23.04.2013, which, according to the firm, approved the Order of issuance and cancellation of air route operating permits. The Kyiv District Administrative Court found in favor of UIA in a decision on March 3, 2015.
The Ecovis Bondar & Bondar team working on the case included Oleg Bondar, Managing Partner, and Julia Dmitrieva, Senior Associate.
In 2014, Ecovis Bondar & Bondar, represented the UIA on two other disputes, reported on by CEE Legal Matters on November 28, 2014.
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Editor's Note: On April 24, 2015, Ecovis Bondar & Bondar announced that the Kyiv Administrative Court of Appeal had upheld the decision of the court of first instance reported above. Once again, Managing Partner Oleg Bondar and Senior Associate Julia Dmitrieva led the firm’s team.