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, international trade and arbitration allowed Dmitry to gain a comprehensive understanding of complex shipping market challenges and to approach them from the positions of the traders, charterers, shipowners, time and bareboat charter operators, forwarders etc.
His experience includes analysis and resolution of shortage, quality, demurrage/dispatch/detention, non-payment, non-delivery claims etc. related to contracts based on GAFTA and FOSFA pro-formas, charterparties and bills of lading. Further, he often acts on behalf of parties in international arbitration.