Olexiy Kharitonov is a partner with ILF and since 2004 heads the firm's litigation department. Olexiy specialized in banking law, problem debt recovery (property and business) protection. In 2016-2017 a group of advocates and lawyers under Olexiy's supervision recovered over USD 550 million of problem debets for Ukrainian and foreighn banks, and in 2015-2017 helped 1500 depositors of liquidated banks get their money back.
He assists with establishing compliance offices in companies, explains and promotes anti-corruption legislation.
Olexiy Kharitonov is also an expert on the protection of business reputation. His portfolio includes 40 defarmation cases won for his clients - politicians, businessmen, large companies and media. He is among TOP 20 leading Ukrainian litigators according to Ukrainian Law Firms 2017 and in TOP 5 according to Legal Awards 2017.
In 2010 he was named one of the best lawyers in Ukraine by international eating Best Lawyers.