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Ernest Gramatskiy

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Work +380 44 5811551
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Gramatskiy&Partners

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President.

Position

President. Area of practice covers real estate and construction matters, tax, as well as corporate and commercial issues. Mr. Gramatskiy advises key clients of Gramatskiy and Partners including such well-known companies as BSG Group, Scorpio Real Estate Group, City Capital Group, Seven Hills, Danfoss, ULMA, etc. Mr. Gramatskiy advised clients - in connection with carrying out the AIRPORT CITY Project. AIRPORT CITY will be located next to the Borispol airport, Ukrainian’s national airport; - in connection with carrying out a multimillion construction project 'Park Avenue'. Park Avenue is the residential complex performed by four separate towers and one block of five sections. It represents not only the European quality of buildings but the area protection, green landscape, children play spots, two levels of underground parking and commercial centres; - in connection with carrying out various real estate projects, 57000 sq m, including lease, real estate brokerage, on vast variety of legal matters, including drafting and negotiating lease contracts, contracts for utility service supply, permits required, liaison with governmental authorities - in connection with carrying out the multimillion real estate project 'Shopping centre on the Left Bank', 180 000 sq meters, on vast variety of legal matters, including drafting and negotiating lease contracts, contracts for utility service supply, permits required, liaison with governmental authorities; etc.

Career

Year qualified: 1995 Year made partner in present firm: 1998 Professional career 1998 ‚Äď present President of Gramatskiy and Partners; 1999 founder of the Entrepreneurship Protection Fund of Ukraine 1998-2004 Lecturer of civil law at Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University 2004 - present associate professor of civil law at Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University 2009 - present Chairman of the Charity Fund 'Inheritance of Civil law science'.

Languages

English, Russian, Ukrainian.

Education

1995 - Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, faculty of law 1995-1998 post-graduate course 2004 ‚Äď candidate of legal science (PhD).


Ukraine

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Igor Reutov and Ernest Gramatskiy are the key contacts at Gramatskiy&Partners, which handles financing for industrial borrowers and developers. Reutov advised KSTT on compliance matters and loan agreements with OTP Bank.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Gramatskiy&Partners has a strong track record in corporate structuring and commercial matters. Ernest Gramatskiy and associate Yegor Ignatichev lead the practice, which counts Global Universal Trading and Graal LLC among its clients.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Igor Reutov leads a practice at Gramatskiy&Partners that handles multiple cases against banks, notably debt collection disputes. Ernest Gramatskiy represented City Capital Group in a $30m dispute concerning the ownership of a 30-hectare land plot in Dnipro.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Ernest Gramatskiy - Gramatskiy&Partners

Within: Real estate and construction

Gramatskiy&Partners is 'a good domestic firm for real estate matters'. The vastly experienced Ernest Gramatskiy leads the practice. Mykola Voytovich acted for Fun Food Family on the acquisition of two office buildings.

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Tax

Within: Tax

Gramatskiy&Partners has 'brilliant professionals, who are as creative as lawyers can be'. Ernest Gramatskiy handles transfer pricing matters, while Igor Reutov and Mykola Voytovich are other key tax practitioners.

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