years of experience

Andrew Zablotskyi is a highly experienced trade lawyer and one of the strongest analysts in Ukraine of the economic and commercial impacts of international trade on business and industry growth.

Mr Zablotskyi has outstanding expertise advising companies and industries on a wide range of trade issues, including trade defence proceedings (anti-dumping, countervailing and safeguard proceedings), special sanctions, customs law and export-import transactions, tariffs, quotas and state support regulation, SPS regulation, regulatory and GR matters.

Andrew is also renowned for a particularly strong background and expertise in regulatory and transactional matters in the agricultural sector. For many years, he has advised leading Ukrainian agricultural associations, global and local agriholdings and traders, international donors and state-owned companies on a variety of issues including international trade, GR and regulatory issues, infrastructure and land issues, customs law and export-import transactions. Andrew is also a permanent member of various international and governmental working groups focused on the development of Ukrainian agricultural market legislation.

His client relationships embrace everyone from major multinational corporations and NGOs to small start-up companies across a range of sectors including agribusiness, manufacturing, mining, FMCG, transportation, investments and financial services. His clients include ADM, EBRD, FAO, Nibulon, Soufflet, Tebodin and many more.


  • Ranked among top two international trade lawyers in Ukraine by Ukrainian Law Firms 2015-2017
  • Named among top 3 lawyers for agribusiness by Ukrainian Law Firms 2017
  • Recommended for trade and customs for Ukraine by Who’s Who Legal: Trade and Customs 2015-2017


  • Master in international economic relations from Institute of International Relations Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
  • LL.M. from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

Professional membership and involvement

  • Ukrainian Bar Association, Board Member of the Agricultural Law Committee
  • European Business Association
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine

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Media & Insight

Agribusiness 2018: Ukraine

by Nazar Chernyavsky & Andrew Zablotskyi

Legal ratings survey of global real estate: Ukraine chapter

by Andrew Zablotskyi

On the cusp of a new era of trade defence instruments in Ukraine

by Anzhela Makhinova & Andrew Zablotskyi

Ukraine has joined the European Union’s COSME program for supporting small and medium-sized business. How can this agreement impact market access conditions? (Commentary)

by Andrew Zablotskyi

Agribusiness 2017: Ukraine

by Nazar Chernyavsky & Andrew Zablotskyi

Two agendas of a grain market reforming. Step forward or two steps back? (in Russian)

by Andrew Zablotskyi

Self-regulatory organization as a step forward to "reasonable regulation" (in Ukrainian)

by Andrew Zablotskyi

Trade Remedies. Old-New Approaches in Trade Defence Proceedings

by Andrew Zablotskyi & Anzhela Makhinova

Changes of regulatory procedures in agro industry (in Russian)

by Andrew Zablotskyi & Victoriia Mykuliak

Legal and governance reform in Ukraine: strategic priorities, business and economic sector

by Nazar Chernyavsky & Oleksandr Padalka & Oleg Klymchuk & Andrew Zablotskyi & Victoriia Mykuliak

Grain market legislative changes in 2014 - 1st quarter of 2015 overview (in Russian)

by Andrew Zablotskyi & Victoriia Mykuliak

Cheaper loans for agricultural companies in Ukraine: who will distribute and receive support? (in Russian)

by Andrew Zablotskyi & Victoriia Mykuliak