Andriy Shalennyy is a trainee with our firm, with a strong focus on logistics agreements, commodities (in particular Liquified Natural Gas) and decarbonisation of shipping.

Andriy has wide-ranging experience advising on logistics agreements, including ocean and air freight.

Andriy is versed in various aspects of LNG trade. He was part of a FZ team that advised on a major long-term LNG sale and purchase agreement. He has also assisted multiple LNG trading houses with chartering LNG tonnage. Andriy is particularly passionate about price review clauses in LNG SPAs, having completed his LLB dissertation on that topic.

Andriy is knowledgeable in intricate transactional and regulatory aspects of EU ETS and MARPOL Regulations. Andriy has drafted numerous bespoke and house decarbonisation charterparty provisions. Andriy has presented on EU ETS to P&I Clubs and LNG trading houses.

Andriy works in English (fluent), as well as in Ukrainian (native) and Russian (native).

Highlights of Andriy’s work include the following:

  • Assisted a partner in the preparation of house ocean and air freight terms for a household name shipping company.
  • Preparation of bespoke charterparty provisions for vessel owners and charterers in the LNG industry. Advising on the terms of ShellLNGTime 2.
  • Part of a team advising a major shipping company on its right to impose container surcharges over Red Sea diversions under multiple bespoke freight agreements.
  • Assisted a partner in advising a leading shipping line on the regulatory and contractual implications of shipping decarbonisation legislation, including EU ETS and MARPOL Annex VI (CII, EEXI and EEDI).
  • Preparation of bespoke EU ETS, CII and EEXI charterparty provisions for several LNG trading houses.
  • Advised an Asian LNG trading house on setting up an EU ETS trading account.
  • Advised a major LNG supplier on the implications of a ‘No Crew Change’ Clause under a time charterparty from the perspective of the SOLAS, STCW and Maritime Labour Conventions.
  • Assisted a team in the preparation of a shipbuilding contract for a general cargo carrier.
  • Assisted a team in the representation of a major European energy company in the negotiation of a long-term LNG sale and purchase agreement.
  • Advised multiple clients on UK and EU sanctions issues relating to the individual and sectoral sanctions against Russia.

Interested in specific aspects of Andriy’s recent work? Contact [email protected] for further reference cases.

Professional Experience

  • Trainee Solicitor,Floyd Zadkovich, London/UK (since 2023)
  • Paralegal, Floyd Zadkovich, London/UK (2021-2023)
  • Intern, AEQUO, Kyiv/Ukraine (2021)
  • Intern in the International Arbitration Practice, Integrites, Kyiv/Ukraine (2020)
  • Intern in the Corporate Practice, Asters, Kyiv/Ukraine (2020)


  • Legal Practice Course, University of Law (2023)
  • LLB (First Class Honours), University of Durham (2019-2022)
  • New EU Sanctions Against LNG – What Has Changed?

    New EU Sanctions Against LNG – What Has Changed?

    On 24 June 2024, the European union introduced its 14th package of sanctions against Russia. The package contains a large number of new restrictive measures, targeting a range of different sectors of the Russian economy. However, of crucial importance to the LNG market are the new EU sanctions concerning transhipment and import of LNG.

  • ZFZ Support EnBW in Closing LNG SPAs with Venture Global

    ZFZ Support EnBW in Closing LNG SPAs with Venture Global

    Our team comprising LNG expert Damon Thompson along with Zach Barger from the US office team and Andriy Shalennyy is proud to have supported EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG in its recent negotiations with Venture Global LNG in relation to two Sales and Purchase Agreements for 1.5 MTPA of LNG from Venture Global’s Plaquemines and CP2 facilities.