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Our team

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Managing Director
Vitaliy Kozachenko

Vitaliy Kozachenko is the Managing Director of Fortior. His practice focuses on international dispute resolution in the areas of international trade and shipping.

Of Counsel
Xavier-Romain Rahm

Mr Rahm has a broad Swiss-law practice and works for both domestic and international clients. He also regularly advises companies in Switzerland and abroad in all areas related to company formation, legal aspects of such organisations in Switzerland and assists in obtaining work permits, writing contracts and debt recovery.

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Of Counsel
Giles Xuereb

Giles specialises in shipping and corporate law, and is in charge of developing the firm’s blockchain and cryptocurrencies practice.

Of Counsel
Yenkong Nganjoh Hodu

Mr Yenkong Hodu is an extremely highly regarded professional in the field of international and WTO law. His publications are listed in numberless law review journals and books.

Senior Associate
Sam Thompson

Sam specialises in international litigation and arbitration, with a particular focus on commodities and shipping disputes

Senior Associate
Dmitry Zagorodnyuk

Dmitry is Fortior’s Senior Associate. Before joining Fortior’s team, he was an associate at a top-tier Ukrainian shipping law firm, held the position of chartering broker and legal advisor and the head of the legal department at one of the biggest exporters of agricultural products in Ukraine. More than eight years of experience in shipping, […]

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Foreign Counsel
Erlan Moldoshev

Erlan specializes in contract law, alternative dispute resolution and compliance. For over 4 years he has been advising Russian and European clients on commercial and contractual law issues, as well as finding legal solutions to protect their legitimate business interests.

Senior Associate
Danil Hristich

Danil’s experience covers claims handling of disputes under GAFTA and FOSFA pro formas, charterparties and bills of lading.

Legal Assistant
Daryna Vasylieva

Daryna is Fortior’s legal assistant. Daryna is a graduate of Oxford Brookes University, where she has completed her bachelor’s degree and GDL course. She has experience in legal administration and provides assistance in the tasks for our associates. She is likewise responsible for supervising Fortior’s PR, marketing and events. Before joining Fortior, she worked as a […]