Mr Oleh Malskyy > Eterna Law > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

Eterna Law
Gulliver Business Centre
1-A Sportyvna Sq, 32nd Floor
01001 KYIV
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Work Department

M&A, Corporate, International Trade, Energy and Antitrust.


Oleh Malskyy is a Partner in Eterna Law. Mr. Malskyy has substantial experience in representing leading national market players, foreign and CIS based blue-chips in various transactional matters including in such industries as: natural resources, energy and oil & gas, retail, pharmaceutical and insurance/financial institutions.


Magisters Law Firm (2005-2009), Herbert Smith Law Firm (2004-2005), WilmerHale Law Firm (2003-2004), ETERNA LAW 2009 to date.


English, Polish, German, Ukrainian, Russian.


New York Bar Association, Ukrainian Bar Association


Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC, 2005, World Trade Institute/University of Bern, Switzerland, 2002.


Golf, skiing, yachting, reading.

Lawyer Rankings

Kazakhstan > Commercial, corporate and M&A

The Kazakh team at Eterna Law is noted for its expertise advising on complex commercial transactions involving multiple CIS jurisdictions. Notably, the team has successfully developed a fixed-fee plan for international businesses operating in Kazakhstan. Counsel and office head Konstantin Derbyshev leads on the majority of the group’s projects. Additionally, based in Kyiv, corporate and M&A head Oleh Malskyy is a key contact, especially for foreign and CIS-based blue-chip companies.

Ukraine > Real estate and construction

Eterna Law‘s real estate team is mainly focused on issues arising from corporate transactions, and it also handles large real estate investments for high-net-worth individuals. The group is active in complex commercial and industrial projects both domestically and regionally; its work covers negotiations with local authorities for permits, land allotment and use. Corporate partner Oleh Malskyy leads the practice.

Ukraine > International trade

Eterna Law advises corporates and their investors on international trade and WTO law. Corporate partner Oleh Malskyy, who leads the practice, frequently acts for domestic and international companies in sectors as diverse as natural resources, energy, telecommunications, media, pharmaceutical and insurance. He regularly appears in trade remedy and anti-dumping investigations and WTO disputes. Newly promoted partner Artem Kuzmenko also plays a key role in corporate and regulatory matters.

Ukraine > Intellectual property

Eterna Law acts for domestic and international clients in the luxury goods, telecoms, retail, FMCG, IT and pharmaceuticals sectors. It excels in the IP aspects of M&A transactions, and also handles disputes relating to trade marks, domain names, passing-off, copyright, database rights and breaches of confidence. Corporate partner Oleh Malskyy leads the practice, in which partner Denys Kytsenko has ‘a client-oriented approach that makes the cooperation extremely comfortable and effective’.

Ukraine > Energy

Eterna Law‘s track record includes the development of the new energy markets following the privatisation of state energy monopolies. Its work in the Ukrainian oil, gas, power, mining and water sectors includes permits, concessions, procurement and environmental matters. ‘Practical, quick and effective‘ corporate partner Oleh Malskyy leads the practice, with Maksym Uslystyi having left to launch Acquis Law Firm. Malskyy works for domestic, CIS-based and multinational companies in the energy and natural resources sector as part of his broad practice.

Ukraine > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Oleh MalskyyEterna Law

Eterna Law‘s Kiev office works closely with teams in Moscow and Kazakhstan to assist Ukrainian and Russian clients with corporate issues concerning assets in the Crimean peninsula, which includes transactional advice and the drafting and negotiating shareholder agreements. Oleh Malskyy and Artem Kuzmenko are the main corporate partners. Denys Kytsenko (whose ‘client-oriented approach makes the cooperation extremely comfortable and effective‘) is also recommended.