Firm Profile > Dentons > Kiev, Ukraine

41 Naberezhno-Khreshchatytska Street
9th floor
04070 Kyiv

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 1

Dentons handles sovereign finance, regulatory and sanctions advice, distressed debt trading, cross-border lending and trade finance. Leading light Natalia Selyakova, counsel Nadiya Shylienkova and associate Artem Lukyanov advised Grand Solutions on financing for Kiev's fourth Metro line.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Dentons has 'a perfect, dedicated team' and clients praise 'great partnerOleg Batyuk. He advised a US technology company on investments in software developers and R&D centres in Ukraine. Adam Mycyk and associate Oksana Franko are among the key practitioners. Adecco Group and Acciona Energy are also clients.

Employment Tier 1

Dentons stands out for its 'great responsiveness, excellent knowledge of the law, and outstanding analytical and strategic skills'. Volodymyr Monastyrskyy's group handles litigation, investigations, executive compensation, cross-border acquisitions and complex HR projects. He assisted JoinUP! with its corporate restructuring.

Energy Tier 1

At DentonsAdam Mycyk acted for DTEK Renewables on the development of a 200MW solar power plant in Nikopol. Counsel Maksym Sysoiev, who assisted Acciona Energia with solar power investments, is also recommended. Myron Rabij is now with McCarter & English, LLP in New York.

Competition Tier 2

The team at Dentons 'has no weaknesses', according to one client. Volodymyr Monastyrskyy advised CUB Energy on matters arising from its investment in solar power projects, and assisted Henkel with competition law compliance. Senior associate Oksana Franko, who was a recent hire from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, is 'very supportive'.

Dispute resolution Tier 2

At DentonsOleg Batyuk has a respected practice for commercial litigation, international arbitration and enforcement matters. He acted for Swedish energy company Misen Enterprises in an investment treaty arbitration. Counsel Oleg Kuchanskyy is a rising star in a 'very effective team with unique reach'.

Intellectual property Tier 2

Dentons has 'great experience in IP matters and is proactive'. Counsel Oksana Horban is 'a very reliable professional who has vast expertise and knowledge'. She advised ride-sharing company BlaBlaCar on numerous IP, e-commerce and regulatory issues.

Real estate and construction Tier 2

Markian Silecky and Volodymyr Monastyrskyy lead the practice at Dentons following Myron Rabij's move to McCarter & English, LLP in New York. Adam Mycyk, who assisted DTEK Renewables with the construction of a solar power plant in Nikopol, also plays a key role in the practice.

Tax Tier 2

Dentons has 'a great team', which is led by Igor Davydenko  and also includes highly regarded associate Tetiana Gryn. The firm advised Ingenico Group on the tax issues arising from its acquisition of a Ukrainian company.


The firm

Dentons’ long-term commitment to Ukraine is unsurpassed among international law firms. Dentons has been active in Ukraine since 1988, and the firm officially opened the Kyiv office in 1992.


Dentons’ practice in Ukraine encompasses the full range of legal services across a diverse range of industries. With strong global capabilities, Dentons is well equipped to assist its clients in a variety of cross-border issues. International experience and in-depth knowledge of Ukrainian legislation, as well as the client-tailored approach, allow the firm to provide innovative, seamless legal solutions of the highest quality.

Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognised by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which they live and work.

Dentons’ global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size.

Areas of practice

Dentons’ lawyers and professionals provide services in the following practice disciplines and industry sectors:

Banking and finance: Dentons covers every aspect of banking and capital markets transactions in the world’s leading financial centres. Dentons helps clients access and invest new sources of capital, develop and use financial products, structure financing transactions, comply with regulations, respond to investigations and resolve disputes.

Competition and antitrust: Dentons provides legal advice and judicial assistance in all aspects of national and EU competition law, consumer law, state aid, tender procedures and regulatory issues. Clients receive tailored, industry-focused advice on complex litigation, investigations by competition authorities, merger control, competition compliance, or commercial arrangements.

Corporate and M&A: Dentons provides clients with comprehensive legal advice on public and private M&A, joint ventures, corporate finance, private equity, disposals, corporate restructurings, and general commercial, antitrust and corporate governance issues.

Litigation, dispute resolution and arbitration: Dentons’ highly reputable litigation and dispute resolution lawyers are particularly well known for helping clients resolve disputes in energy, construction and engineering, banking, restructuring and insolvency, life sciences and retail. The team is also highly experienced in EU trade disputes, investigations and international arbitration.

Energy: with one of the world’s leading energy practices, Dentons guides clients on strategy, market entry, transactions, political and regulatory issues and dispute resolution. Its clients include oil majors, independents, distributors, power generators and utilities, financial institutions, public entities and large customers, new energy and old.

Real estate: Dentons’ real estate practice is the largest in the world. It advises real estate owners, investors and lenders on some of the most complex development, acquisition, disposition, debt and equity transactions in today’s market.

Restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy: Dentons’ teams formulate strategies for trustees, bondholders, investors, traders, debtors, creditors and creditor committees around the world as they pursue claims for clients through negotiation and litigation.

Tax: with experience in worldwide jurisdictions, Dentons provides comprehensive tax advice to individuals, private companies, multinationals and other entities on tax planning, compliance, M&A structuring tax-advantaged investing, transfer pricing, disputes with tax authorities and more.


Department Name Email Telephone
Agribusiness Ihor Mehedynyuk
Agribusiness Volodymyr Monastyrskyy
Anti-corruption, compliance and data privacy Volodymyr Monastyrskyy
Anti-corruption, compliance and data privacy Igor Svitlyk
Arbitration, litigation and dispute resolution Oleg Batyuk
Banking and finance Natalia Selyakova
Capital markets Adam Mycyk
Capital markets Natalia Selyakova
Competition and antitrust Volodymyr Monastyrskyy
Competition and antitrust Igor Svitlyk
Corporate and M&A Oleg Batyuk
Employment and labour Volodymyr Monastyrskyy
Energy, environment and natural resources Maksym Sysoiev
Information technology Natalia Selyakova
Intellectual property Oksana Horban
Intellectual property Oleg Batyuk
Life sciences and healthcare Volodymyr Monastyrskyy
Private equity Oleg Batyuk
Private equity Adam Mycyk
Real estate Volodymyr Monastyrskyy
Restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy Natalia Selyakova
Tax Igor Davydenko
Tax Tetiana Gryn
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Oleg Batyuk  photo Mr Oleg Batyuk
Mr Igor Davydenko  photo Mr Igor Davydenko
Ms Oksana Franko  photo Ms Oksana Franko
Ms Oksana Horban  photo Ms Oksana Horban
Mr Oleg Kuchanskyy  photo Mr Oleg Kuchanskyy
Ms Natalia Levchuk  photo Ms Natalia Levchuk
Mr Ihor Mehedynyuk  photo Mr Ihor Mehedynyuk
Mr Volodymyr Monastyrskyy  photo Mr Volodymyr Monastyrskyy
Mr Adam Mycyk  photo Mr Adam Mycyk
Mrs Natalia Selyakova  photo Mrs Natalia Selyakova
Ms Nadiya Shylienkova  photo Ms Nadiya Shylienkova
Mr Igor Svitlyk  photo Mr Igor Svitlyk
Mr Maksym Sysoiev  photo Mr Maksym Sysoiev
Ms Anna Tkachenko  photo Ms Anna Tkachenko
Mr Nikolay Zhovner  photo Mr Nikolay Zhovner
Number of lawyers : 9,700+
at this office : 30
70+ languages including:
Other offices : Dentons now has 175+ offices in over 78 countries