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VECTOR BUSINESS CENTRE, 52 BOHDANA KHMENYTSKOGO STREET, 01030 KYIV, UKRAINE
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Work +380 44 490 91 00
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www.aequo.ua

Yulia Kyrpa

Tel:
Work +38 044 490 91 00
Email:
Aequo

Position

Partner specialising in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Insolvency and Restructuring, Real Estate and Construction

Career

Yulia focuses on M&A in the banking and financial sector, bank lending, structured and trade finance transactions, transactions involving distressed debts and debt restructuring procedures.

She also has extensive experience in handling complex banking regulatory issues, securities transactions, insurance, as well as real estate and construction matters.

During the financial crisis Yulia developed a number of innovative legal products in demand by banks, financial institutions and corporations.

She also has outstanding expertise in advising international financial organisations on the granting of macrofinancial assistance to Ukraine, expertise in the handling of complex regulatory issues in the Ukrainian financial sector, and has been appointed to represent the European Commission and EBRD.

Leading bankers, regulators and experts describe Yulia as an outstanding specialist in the field of banking and finance law, known not only for her high-quality and effective legal advice, but also for her professional analytics and advocacy of the banking sector's interests.

Yulia is repeatedly recommended by FT Innovative Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000, The Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients, Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine. Clients' Choice, 50 Leading Law Firms of Ukraine by Legal Practice (Ukraine), Yuridicheskaya Practika Legal Awards , Ukrainian Women in Law by Legal Newspaper (Ukraine), Top 10 Business Women in Ukraine  by Companion magazine (Ukraine), etc.

Languages

English, Russian, Ukrainian

Member

Kyiv City Bar (admitted since 2007), International Bar Association (IBA), Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA)

Education

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Master of Laws, 2006
; University of Edinburgh Business School, MBA, 2014-2016


Ukraine

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Aequo has ‘a very solid practice’, which includes Anna Babych and the ‘sensible and commercialYulia Kyrpa. The latter advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on reform of the Deposit Guarantee Fund.

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Energy

Within: Energy

Aequo’s Yulia Kyrpa advised Naftogaz on a $300m credit facility from the EBRD to fund winter gas purchases. Anna Babych and Denys Lysenko are also noted.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

At Aequo, the ‘practicalDenis Lysenko and finance partner Yulia Kyrpa are the practice co-heads. Lysenko advised TIS Group on a greenfield grain terminal project.

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Tax

Within: Tax

Aequo’s ‘well-resourced team provides clear advice’. Denis Lysenko assisted private port TIS Group with tax structuring for a share sale. Yulia Kyrpa advised the EBRD on tax and customs issues.

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