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Ilyashev & Partners

11 KUDRYAVSKA STREET, 04053 KYIV, UKRAINE
Tel:
Work +380 44 494 1919
Fax:
Fax +380 44 494 1999
Email:
Web:
www.attorneys.ua
Dnipro, Kharkiv, Kiev, Moscow, Simferopol, Tallinn

Roman Marchenko

Tel:
Work +380 44 494 1919
Email:
Ilyashev & Partners

Work Department

Attorney at Law, Senior Partner, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine

Position

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners, heads the Dispute Resolution Practice. Roman specialises in Litigation and Arbitration (including international). Mr. Marchenko is highly regarded in Ukraine as a leading legal expert in Aviation and Transport.

Career

Roman Marchenko supervises high-level dispute and arbitration projects in Ukrainian and international courts. He is recommended by all major international directories as one of the best litigation lawyers in Ukraine.

Languages

Ukrainian, Russian, English

Member

Deputy of Kyiv City Council; Vice-President, Ukrainian Law Firms Association; Chairman of Constantly Operating Court of Arbitration at Ukrainian Law Firms Association; Member of Kyiv Region Bar Association.

Education

Institute of International Relations, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, International Law Faculty (Master of International Law).


Ukraine

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

At Ilyashev & Partners, Mikhail Ilyashev, who is ‘a distinguished lawyer with a huge reputation’, and the ‘well-respectedRoman Marchenko are the key names. Marchenko advised agribusiness Creative Group on a $711m loan refinancing. BTA Bank is also a client.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Roman Marchenko - Ilyashev & Partners

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Ilyashev & Partners is ‘one of the best’ in the market and its ‘very sophisticated M&A experts’ include Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko. The team acted for multinational food group Danone on the merger of Unimilk with Danone Dnipro.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Roman Marchenko - Ilyashev & Partners

Within: Dispute resolution

At Ilyashev & Partners, Roman Marchenko, who is ‘one of Ukraine’s top litigators’, acted for BTA Bank in a $10bn compensation claim against its former chairman. Mikhail Ilyashev is ‘extremely responsive and hardworking’.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Mikhail Ilyashev leads the practice at Ilyashev & Partners, which counts the Federation of Trade Unions and Hong Kong-based Cofco among its clients. Roman Marchenko handled labour disputes for Antonov.

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Energy

Within: Energy

At Ilyashev & Partners, the ‘practical, concise and pragmaticRoman Marchenko handled energy disputes for Ostchem Holding, Ukrinterenergo and RGK-Trading.

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Private client

Within: Private client

Ilyashev & Partners is known for its ‘personal service and professional standards’ across the full range of private client work. Mikhail Ilyashevhas profound and thorough knowledge’ and Roman Marchenko is ‘erudite and persuasive’.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Ilyashev & Partners fields a team of ‘first-class attorneys with strong business acumen’ such as Mikhail Ilyashev, who ‘grasps the full picture quickly’, and Roman Marchenko. The latter advised developers on protecting rights to land plots worth over $1bn.

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Tax

Within: Tax

Ilyashev & Partners is ‘extremely responsive and professional’. Clients recommend practice head Roman Marchenko and ‘trusted adviser’ Galina Melnik. The team secured a $5m VAT refund for shipyard FSC More.

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