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‘ team in Kiev works as part of a global practice that handles employment, immigration and benefits matters for international clients. It acts for industry-leading names in areas such as energy, financial services and pharmaceuticals. Practice head Volodymyr Monastyrskyy has more than 20 years of experience advising Ukrainian and foreign companies on employment and social security law. His work encompasses individual and collective terminations, remuneration policies, incentives and pensions, and complex domestic and cross-border restructurings. Counsel Anna Tkachenko is also recommended for employment and corporate matters.

Ukraine > Competition

(Leading individuals)

Volodymyr MonastyrskyyDentons

Dentons‘ Kiev practice is part of a global competition, trade and regulatory group. It frequently handles complex merger control and other antitrust matters for multinational companies in industries such as pharmaceuticals, retail, energy and tobacco. Its work spans compliance audits, large M&A transactions and contentious matters. Practice head Volodymyr Monastyrskyy, and senior associates Oksana Franko and Igor Svitlyk, are the notable practitioners in the team.

Ukraine > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Dentons exhibits ‘always with the highest standard of knowledge and expertise, with great knowledge of local specifics and the regulatory environment‘. The firm is acknowledged to be a leading player in complex matters of corporate governance, compliance, joint ventures, regulatory compliance and cross-border M&A. Its work spans the major sectors of the Ukrainian economy, including agriculture, energy, retail, life sciences, financial services and technology. Oleg Batyuk leads the practice, in which US-qualified partner Adam Mycyk is a prominent adviser on M&A and capital markets transactions. Volodymyr Monastyrskyy and newly promoted energy partner Maksym Sysoiev also play key roles.