Mr Volodymyr Monastyrskyy > Dentons > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

41 Naberezhno-Khreshchatytska Street
9th floor
04070 Kyiv

Work Department

Competition and Antitrust; Corporate; Employment and Labor; Immigration; Pensions, Benefits and Executive Compensation; Real Estate


Volodymyr Monastyrskyy is a partner in Dentons’ Kyiv office and a member of Dentons’ global corporate, real estate, antitrust, employment, energy, infrastructure, and life sciences groups. He has a vast experience in international and local M&A transactions, setting up joint ventures, development of real estate, infrastructure, and energy projects, agribusiness, pharmaceuticals, commercial and trade, financing, taxation and operation of financial institutions. Volodymyr also heads the firm’s employment practice in Ukraine. Volodymyr also holds a post-graduate certificate in business administration from Edinburg Business School (Heriot-Watt University) and is IPMA Level B Certified Senior Project Manager (certification UPMA.B.01.00075, valid until 29 August 2021).


Partner – Dentons (formerly Salans), Kyiv (2008 to date); Associate – Salans, Kyiv (1996-2007)


English, Russian, Ukrainian


IPMA Level B Certified Senior Project Manager (valid until 2021), International Project Management Association; Advanced International Training Program in Strategic Business Management, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), 2009


Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University (2017, MBA); IBR Institute of International Business Relations (2010, Financial Management for Non Financial Managers Certificate); Advanced International Training Program in Strategic Management (2009, Cerfiticate); University of Kyiv, National Taras Shevchenko (1999, Law Degree); Inter-Regional Academy for Personnel Management (1996, degree in Accounting and Finance Management); Kyiv State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages, 1993

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Employment

(Leading individuals)

Volodymyr MonastyrskyyDentons

Dentons has one of the longest-established employment practices in Kiev and the team continues to act for management teams in corporate and governmental investigations, executive compensation and counselling projects, cross-border acquisitions, and complex HR projects. The practice also handles employment and benefits-related litigation, including claims for discrimination, retaliation, failure to pay wages, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty. Practice head Volodymyr Monastyrskyy has extensive experience advising Ukrainian and international clients on employment and social security matters.

Ukraine > Competition

(Leading individuals)

Volodymyr MonastyrskyyDentons

Dentons has ‘solid and sound expertise, and an innovative and creative team‘. Corporate and competition expert Volodymyr Monastyrskyy heads the practice, which advises large international companies on the merger clearance for cross-border M&A deals. The firm handles the design of compliance programmes, as well as advising on cartel investigations, state aid and unfair competition matters. Associate Igor Svitlyk has particular experience advising on compliance and government regulations.