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Yuriy Nechayev

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Corporate law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Commercial law


Yuriy Nechayev is a partner at AVELLUM’s corporate practice with the primary focus on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and private equity. Yuriy regularly advises international and Ukrainian companies on various aspects of their business activities in Ukraine. His experience includes advising clients on the aspects of a wide range of major cross-border corporate transactions. Yuriy also advises his clients on various matters of commercial law.


Prior to joining AVELLUM Yuriy worked in the Kyiv office of an international law firm.


English, Ukrainian, Russian


Master of International Law degree (with honors), 2007, the Institute of International Relations of the Kyiv International University


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Yuriy Nechayev - Avellum

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Avellum 'has unique experience and the best knowledge, so usually finds the best proposition for the client'. Mykola Stetsenko and Yuriy Nechayev, who are 'very hardworking and professional', are leading lights in the market. Senior associate Andriy Romanchuk is also noted. The team acted for Horizon Capital on the sale of its stake in Ergopack Group.

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Within: Competition

Avellum has a strong track record in landmark transactions for Ukrainian and multinational companies. Mykola Stetsenko, Yuriy Nechayev and rising star senior associate Yaroslav Medvediev are the key practitioners. For Karavan Group, the firm obtained merger clearance for the acquisition of Karavan Hypermarket chain by Auchan Group.

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Within: Employment

Avellum is 'very professional, diligent and capable of adapting to clients' needs'. Mykola Stetsenko leads the practice, which handles cross-border corporate transactions and litigation. Among his clients is US machinery manufacturer Deere & Company. The 'approachable and responsive' Yuriy Nechayev is also noted.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Avellum is 'a leading firm - very deal oriented, with detailed knowledge'. Mykola Stetsenko is the key partner. Counsel Maksym Maksymenko and Yuriy Nechayev handled the real estate aspects of a  solar power plant project for ICU. Yuriy Zaremba, formerly of counsel with the firm, is now CEO at AxDraft.

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