Firm Profile > Jeantet > Kiev, Ukraine

Jeantet
4 VOLODYMYRSKA STREET
01001 KYIV
Ukraine

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

Jeantet is predominantly involved in cross-border project finance transactions, due to its experience in advising foreign investors in PPP and infrastructure projects. Karl Hepp de Sevelinges, who works from both the Paris and Kiev offices, and local partner Bertrand Barrier lead a practice in which the lawyers are qualified in both Ukrainian law and French law. Barrier and highly regarded senior associate Olga Babiy recently advised EIB on a $250m secured loan to Kernel Group.

Practice head(s):

Karl Hepp de Sevelinges; Bertrand Barrier

Other key lawyers:

Olga Babiy

Key clients

Enserv

Parker Drilling

EIB

EIF

Ateliers de France

Credit Agricole

Smart Energies

Stereau

Ocea

Idemia

Imerys

Tryba Energy/ Ekotechnik Shyroke

AmSpec

Motivagri

Verallia

Alten Group

Amway Ukraine

LVMH

Ukrainian Power Resources

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Jeantet is the preferred adviser for many French, German, Belgian and Polish companies present in the Ukrainian market. The firm is currently advising French water engineering company Stereau on the potential procurement of project design and construction works by the Mariupol city authorities. Karl Hepp de Sevelinges, who splits his time between Paris and Kiev, and Bertrand Barrier are the lead partners.

Practice head(s):

Karl Hepp de Sevelinges; Bertrand Barrier

Key clients

Enserv

Parker Drilling

Smart Energies

Stereau

Ocea

Idemia

Imerys

Tryba Energy/ Ekotechnik Shyroke

AmSpec

Motivagri

Verallia

Alten Group

Amway Ukraine

LVMH

Ukrainian Power Resources

Energy Tier 3

Jeantet has in-depth knowledge of FIDIC-based construction contracts in Ukraine and is frequently called upon to advise foreign investors on both onshore and offshore renewable energy projects. Bertrand Barrier's practice includes the drafting and implementation of engineering, procurement, construction contracts, and the acquisition of energy production assets. He recently assisted Smart Energies with the contractual and corporate structuring of several solar plant projects.

Practice head(s):

Bertrand Barrier

Key clients

Tryba / Ekotechnik

Smart Energies

Parker Drilling

Ukraine Power Resources

Solstice Renewables

Expert Petroleum

Jeantet Kiev successfully advises foreign investors, banks, international institutions, public authorities, private individuals and local companies in key areas of business law as part of their investment and business activities in Ukraine.

Jeantet uses the firm’s international expertise to provide top-level legal assistance in highly regulated settings. The large number of successful transactions dealt with by the team, which has advised an international client-base for over ten years now, is testament to the effectiveness of our client-centred approach and to the high-quality services we provide.

Additionally, our lawyers regularly provide assistance to international groups as part of their projects in Ukraine’s neighbouring countries (Belarus, Moldova) and in Kazakhstan.

Our team is composed of both French and Ukrainian lawyers. Our lawyers provide effective and innovative solutions that combine a thorough understanding of local law with a complete grasp of the issues our clients face in an international context.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate Law / Mergers and acquisitions, Banking and finance, Employment, Energy Bertrand Barrier bbarrier@jeantet.fr +38 044 206 09 80
Photo Name Position Profile
 Bertrand Barrier photo Bertrand Barrier Partner
Number of lawyers : 6
English
French
German
Russian
Ukranian
World Services Group (WSG)
Energy Law Group (ELG)
Contact : Bertrand Barrier (Partner): bbarrier@jeantet.fr
Other offices : Budapest
Other offices : Casablanca
Other offices : Geneva
Other offices : Moscow
Other offices : Paris