SERGHEI COVALI

MANAGING PARTNER

Mr. Serghei Covali is the Managing Partner at COVALI | Litigation & Arbitration. He is passionate about dispute resolution in the business field, especially cross border disputes and international arbitration.

Mr. Covali has litigated for a series of clients from the USA, Italy, Romania, the UK, and other countries. His advocacy stile, be it written or oral, is a good combination of common law and civil law abilities. He has represented clients in complex disputes before various international arbitration tribunals. Serghei assisted clients (through US qualified lawyers) before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Serghei is one of the very few professionals in Moldova, who feels comfortable in representing clients as a lead counsel in international arbitration (be it under ICC, SCC, LCIA or UNCITRAL arbitration rules). He is regularly teaching courses on international commercial arbitration at the local Bar.

Mr. Covali's academic background, fluency in English, as well as his deep knowledge of international arbitration set him apart as a lawyer with unique abilities for the Republic of Moldova.
Queen Mary School of Law (the UK), distance learning, LL.M. in international commercial and investment arbitration, candidate for 2021

Brigham Young University Law School (the USA), LL.M. in comparative law, 2011

Moldova State University Law School, LL.B., 2007
Fluent in English, Italian, Romanian and Russian.
Reading understanding in French and Spanish.

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