Taras Tertychnyi > Hillmont Partners LLC > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

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

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Head of Practice - Corporate and Commercial Law, International Dispute Resolution and Assets Recovery


Commercial Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence, Capital Markets, Secured Transactions, Corporate, Intellectual Property, Data Protection, International Civil Procedure, Asset Tracing


Taras has over 15 years of serving international companies in Ukraine and managing international legal matters on behalf of Ukrainian companies. 

At Hillmont Partners, he leads a team of associates advising and representing clients in matters involving international financing, investments, corporate governance, international contracts, employment, and IP rights.

His recent experience includes advising an international investment group in financing of construction of a mall in Ukraine, advising the owner of top-10 alcoholic drinks brand in Ukraine on auditing and protection of their brand portfolio in Ukraine and abroad, advising of an international consultancy firm on the issues of corporate governance and labour law of Ukraine.

Prior to joining Hillmont Partners, Taras spent almost 10 years with the leading international law firms, his latest position being the head of dispute resolution practice in the Kyiv office of CMS.

Taras’ corporate and commercial clients can benefit from his experience in complex cross-jurisdictional disputes, including arbitration, litigation, investigation and asset recovery operations on an international level. This provides him with an eye for risks and vulnerabilities of each structure or transaction the client is considering to use in Ukraine.

With Taras’ advice our clients are able to make a well-informed decisions on implementing the best options to mitigate threats and vulnerabilities that ensure the sustainable development of the client’s business in Ukraine and abroad.



English, Ukrainian, Russian

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Intellectual property

Hillmont Partners LLC‘s recently established practice is led by Taras Tertychnyi, whose experience includes managing the trade mark portfolio of one of Ukraine’s leading manufacturers of alcoholic beverages. The firm’s work covers piracy, trade mark protection, infringement matters, commercial and administrative disputes, trade mark registration and high-profile litigation.

Ukraine > Dispute resolution

Hillmont Partners LLC has rapidly built up its roster of international clients since opening in Kiev, and it now counts Paris Euronext-listed companies, US-based companies and major Ukrainian businesses among its clients, including Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits, Argentem Creek Partners, Ukrenergo and ATB Supermarkets. Taras Tertychnyi has taken over the role of practice head following Vadym Halaichuk’s departure to act as a Member of Parliament. Tertychnyi and Serhii Nyzhnyi are recommended for complex cross-jurisdictional disputes, including arbitration, litigation, investigations and asset recovery operations.

Ukraine > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Hillmont Partners LLC has been increasingly active in high-value cross-border transactions. Though small, the firm is rapidly growing its international client base, which currently includes AlixPartners, Trident Acquisitions and Foxtrot Group. Practice heads Oleksandr Ilkov and Taras Tertychnyi, along with key partner James Hart, bring their finance expertise to bear when handling due diligence and high-value M&A projects. The team is known for advising foreign investors on setting up and acquiring assets in Ukraine.

Ukraine > Banking, finance and capital markets

At Hillmont Partners LLC, ‘the high level of professionalism of the team provides the unique possibility of resolution in different cases‘. The team has acted on a growing volume of financial due diligence projects and large NPL acquisitions. Key partner James Hart has a background in restructuring, turnarounds and distressed investments, while practice co-head Taras Tertychnyi is experienced in corporate and contentious matters.