At the general meeting of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, held on August 28, 2020, the managing partner of Antika Law Firm, Doctor of Law, Alexey Kot was elected as a corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine at the Department of Civil Law.
Alexey Kot is one of the leading legal practitioners in Ukraine, and has been engaged in research and teaching activities in the field of law for about 20 years. He is the author of more than 100 scientific papers in the field of civil law, commentaries on legislation.
In 2017 Alexey Kot defended his doctor’s thesis on “Problems of exercising and protecting subjective civil rights.” In 2019, he was awarded with the academic rank of Senior Researcher.
He has the title of Honored Lawyer of Ukraine. He is the best lawyer in competition law (according to the version of the “Legal Award 2015”, “Legal Practice”), the best researcher (in the competition “Attorney of the Year – 2017”, Ukrainian Bar Association). In 2019, the international rating study Best Lawyers named him “Lawyer of the Year” in the field of judicial practice.
Recommended by leading international and Ukrainian rating publications in the field of law Chambers Global 2012, Chambers Europe 2012-2016, The Legal 500 EMEA 2012-2019, Best Lawyers 2012-2019, Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2012-2020, Top 50 Law Firms in Ukraine 2011-2019 in the field of competition and antitrust law, dispute resolution, corporate law, M&A, subsoil use, energy, oil and gas, construction and real estate.
In addition, Oleksiy Kot is a member of the Scientific and Advisory Board at the Supreme Court. In 2019 he joined the Working Group on the recodification of civil legislation of Ukraine. By the order of the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine dated 28.07.2020 №260 he was appointed as Deputy Head of the Working Group on preparation of the draft law on recodification (update) of the civil legislation of Ukraine.