Anton Molchanov

About lawyer

Anton is a professional crisis manager specializing in destressed debts, debt restructuring, and insolvency, bankruptcy trustee. For 5 years of his 12-year legal career, he has been a team player at Arzinger, where he leads the Insolvency practice.

  • Experience

    Led by Anton since 2016, Arzinger’s Insolvency practice has moved up to Band 2 over two years in one of the planet’s most prestigious legal ratings – Chambers & Partners.

    Anton’s multi-year client portfolio includes:

    - representation of major creditors – foreign financial institutions and exporters – in high-profile insolvency cases of Ukrainian agro-industrial groups;

    - support of foreign investors’ transactions for the purchase and sale of troubled Ukrainian companies’ production complexes;

    - management of foreign distribution businesses’ withdrawal from the Ukrainian market.

    With years of experience in litigation and specializing in damage recovery cases, Anton has represented parties in cases totalling upwards of EUR 120 million within the last 5 years.

    Anton is a regular speaker and author of publications for the world’s best professional platforms – the International Bar Association (IBA) and the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL).

  • Education

    Modern Humanitarian Academy, Moscow, Russia

    Odessa National Law Academy

  • Public activity

    Officer of the Insolvency Section of the International Bar Association (IBA)


  • Recognition & Awards

    The directory “Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients” has mentioned Anton as one of the leading Ukrainian Insolvency practitioners for three years in a row.

  • Membership in organizations

    International Bar Association (IBA)

    International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL)

    International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)

  • Languages

    English, Russian, Ukrainian,