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Serhiy Dzis

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SDM Partners LLC

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Dr. Serhiy Dzis is a Partner and one of the founders of SDM Partners.


Position: partner. Area of ptactice: Commercial, Intellectual property, Labour & HR.


Before joining SDM Partners team Dr. Dzis was a partner of a multinational law firm as prior to that ‚Äď an in-house counsel in one of the major Ukrainian food ingredients company. Serhiy Dzis has substantial experience (more than 12 years) in commercial, intellectual property, labour law and real estate. Dr. Dzis also lectures on intellectual property law at the Taras Shevchenko Kyiv State University.


Dr. Dzis has graduated with high honours from the Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University. He received PhD in the same institute in 2004.


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

SDM Partners LLC 'stands out in the mid-cap space, which requires more creativity'. Corporate partner Serhiy Dzis has 'wide experience, and great industry sector knowledge'. He advised a US financial corporation on loan and security agreements.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The growing practice at SDM Partners LLC 'always prioritises the client, responds rapidly and provides logical and clear advice'. Partners Dmytro Syrota and Serhiy Dzis are 'knowledgeable, professional and efficient'. The duo assisted a major multi-brand retailer with entering the Ukrainian market.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

SDM Partners LLC has a strong practice in the registration of IP rights, infringement cases, licensing and managing the IP aspects of corporate transactions. Serhiy Dzis is the key partner and he acted for a US food company in support of its global advertising campaign and the introduction of new products to Ukraine.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Serhiy Dzis and senior associate Anna Kulish are the key practitioners at SDM Partners LLC, which acts for Ukrainian real estate groups and foreign investors. Dzis assisted an international healthcare company with the construction of a new maternity hospital.

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