Mr Andriy Olenyuk > EVERLEGAL > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Andriy Olenyuk
Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, Commercial Matters
Andriy has more than 10 years of professional legal experience acquired at the leading international law firms in Ukraine. Prior to founding Everlegal Andriy was a Senior Associate at Clifford Chance where he worked at the New York, London and Kyiv offices of the firm.
English, Ukrainian, Russian
Member of the Ukrainian Bar Association
Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M in Securities Regulation. Recipient of Edmund Muskie Scholarship, Honours and Dean’s List, 2010.
Lviv National University Law School, Master of Laws, 2008.
The energy and natural resources practice at EVERLEGAL is ‘‘very accommodating with both commercial thought and time‘. The firm is heavily involved in the development of Ukraine’s renewable energy sector and frequently assists UDP Renewables with solar projects; this includes a cluster of solar power plants with a total capacity of 46MW in the Zaporizhzhya region. Yevheniy Deyneko and Andriy Olenyuk jointly lead the practice.
EVERLEGAL has a ‘dynamic and up-to-date‘ employment practice. It has three partners – Yevheniy Deyneko, Andriy Olenyuk and Oleksandr Ruzhytskyi – who frequently work alongside international law firms to handle matters such as the employment of foreigners in Ukraine, immigration issues, labour disputes and the departure of high-level executives. Recent work included assisting major global brands with contractual matters, benefits and remuneration, and regulatory issues.
EVERLEGAL is best known for its work on M&A transactions in the energy, IT, agricultural and FMCG sectors. The company recently assisted Louis Dreyfus Company Ukraine with the incorporation of a local company for its rail cars leasing business in Ukraine, and the practice led by Yevheniy Deyneko also assisted UDP Renewables with green energy projects. Energy and natural resources partner Andriy Olenyuk is also a key adviser on M&A projects.
EVERLEGAL is increasingly involved in complex domestic and cross-border financing transactions for a growing number of lenders, including major banks and IFIs. It also has a strong profile among borrowers, among them both local and international businesses. It is particularly active in finance transactions related to renewable energy projects, although the scope of its work is expanding. The firm advised Louis Dreyfus Company on a $35m financing from the EBRD. Andriy Olenyuk and Vsevolod Volkov are the names to note.