Covington&Burling LLP will provide legal services in court against Slovakia for Naftogaz for $3.25 million

The international Law Firm Covington&Burling LLP won the tender of Naftogaz of Ukraine NJSC for legal consulting and representation services in the case against the Slovak Republic and the Italian Firm Italia Ukraina Gas, $3.25 million worth, which is equivalent to UAH 110.5 million (with VAT). This is reported in the ProZorro system on January 13, 2020.

As previously reported, the Italian Italia Ukraina Gas in 2008 accused Naftogaz of non-fulfilment of the gas supply contract dated 2003. In 2013, the Stockholm Arbitration Court ordered Naftogaz to fulfil the contract and supply the plaintiff 13.1 bcm of gas at 2003 prices (USD 110 per tcm).

Earlier Naftogaz was in this case represented by the law firm Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP (UK), with a total cost of services of €2.63 million.

 

17:55 / 13 January 2021

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