Oleksandr Ilkov > Hillmont Partners LLC > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

Hillmont Partners LLC
36-D Evhena Konovaltsya Street, 5th floor

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Oleksandr Ilkov is one of Ukraine’s top practitioners in the field of government relations and public affairs, regulatory and risk management. He advises foreign investors and top national companies on the development and implementation of comprehensive GR & PA strategies, coordinates regulatory and policy analysis and monitoring, crisis communications, legislative drafting and advocacy.

Oleksandr has more than ten years of experience in senior positions in governmental authorities, including the Presidential Administration of Ukraine, where in different years Oleksandr was responsible for communication between the President of Ukraine and the Parliament of Ukraine, representation of interests of the President of Ukraine in courts. Oleksandr was a member of the High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine. Prior to joining Hillmont Partners, Oleksandr was a partner of Kesarev Consulting, where he led its legislative and regulatory practices in Ukraine.  


English, Ukrainian, Russian


  • Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Master of Laws (diploma with honours);
  • Uzhhorod National University, Master’s degree in international economic relations;
  • Swedish Institute Management Programme;
  • Ukrainian School for Political Studies.

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Hillmont Partners LLC is increasingly involved in sophisticated and challenging transactions in Ukraine, owing to its expertise in corporate, commercial, finance, private equity and regulatory matters. Oleksandr Ilkov and Taras Tertychnyi lead the practice in which UK-qualified James Hart is a central figure. ‘The team is intellectually very strong, very client-focused and committed, is innovative in its legal structuring and produces high quality outcomes‘. The firm assisted Canada’s Black Iron Inc. with a major iron ore project in Ukraine.