Mr Igor Davydenko > Dentons > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

41 Naberezhno-Khreshchatytska Street
9th floor
04070 Kyiv
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Work Department

Business Structures and Tax Planning; Corporate; Corporate Governance; Cross-Border Transactions; Foreign Direct Investment; Joint Ventures; Mergers and Acquisitions


Igor Davydenko is a partner in Dentons’ Kyiv office. He has proven experience in legal practice, including the coaordination of legal issues in major financial and commercial organizations. Igor has been working in the Kyiv office for the last 12 years. During this period he was involved in more than 110 multimillion complex transactions in different areas in Ukraine. He concentrates on matters of Ukrainian tax, civil and corporate law.


Partner – Dentons (formerly Salans), Kyiv (2007-present); Of Counsel – Salans, Kyiv (2006); Associate – Salans, Kyiv (1994-2005); Venture capital firm in Kyiv (1994)


English, Russian, Ukrainian


Member of the Board of Management of three Ukrainian banks, dealing extensively with bank regulatory matters and questions of secured lending and loan documentation (1991-1994)


Kyiv Institute of State and Law, 1988, post-graduate course. National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, 1985, Law Degree, with Honours.

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Tax

Dentons draws on the firm’s global network to advise on international tax matters, frequently handling transfer pricing issues and other matters arising from large cross-border M&A transactions. Practice head Igor Davydenko and Ihor Mehedynyuk also advise major international clients on local tax matters. Their work encompasses business establishment, liquidations, the taxation of non-profit organisations, the tax structuring of Ukrainian operations, general tax planning and litigation. Up-and-coming tax and customs associate Tetiana Gryn is also recommended.