Dr Oleh Zahnitko > Integrites > Kyiv, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

KYIV 01015

Work Department

Banking & Finance




Oleh Zahnitko focuses on corporate finance, financial institutions compliance and exchange control regulations in domestic and international finance. He is particularly experienced in transactions related to loan and interbank market, project financing, fintech and personal data solution, factoring and lease products, secured transactions.

He takes an active part in legislation making activities. He has been involved in drafting a number of amendments to the current banking related legislation shaping the reform agenda in the energy sector of Ukraine.

He acts as a strategy advisor to the President of Kyiv School of Economics and delivers law courses to the LL.M students of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.


English, Ukrainian


  • Donetsk State University, Degree in Commercial Law, (1996)
  • John Marshall Law School (the USA), LL.M in Comparative Legal Studies, (1998)
  • Institute of Economic and Law Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ph.D, (1999)

Lawyer Rankings

Kazakhstan > Banking, finance and capital markets

Integrites advises local and international clients on a wide range of issues including international and domestic lending work, project financings, debt and equity capital markets mandates, IPOs and structured finance matters. Practice head Kurmangazy Talzhanov regularly acts for clients in commercial arbitration courts, while Oleh Zahnitko focuses on corporate finance and international finance matters, and Igor Krasovskiy has experience in financing transactions in emerging economies. Former co-head Rashid Gaissin left for KPMG in Kazakhstan in April 2020.

Ukraine > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Oleh ZahnitkoIntegrites

The practice at Integrites expanded last year with the recruitment of Igor Krasovskiy from Jeantet, though Vsevolod Volkov moved to EVERLEGAL. Krasovskiy, who has experience in complex project, acquisition and structured finance, leads the practice with corporate finance and compliance expert Oleh Zahnitko. The team’s recent work includes several high-value project finance matters for sponsors of renewable energy developments. It also has expertise in synthetic lending, over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, unfunded and funded risk participation schemes, high-risk mezzanine lending, and both asset-based and secured lending. Senior associate Olena Savchuk is also noted.