Mrs Natalia Selyakova > Dentons > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

41 Naberezhno-Khreshchatytska Street
9th floor
04070 Kyiv

Work Department

Banking and Finance; Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy; Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies; Intellectual Property and Technology; Eurobonds issues, FinTech


Natalia Selyakova is a partner in Dentons’ Kyiv office and Head of Dentons’ Banking and Finance, Restructuring and Insolvency practices in Ukraine. Natalia has in-depth knowledge of Ukrainian and international law and practice, complex international transactions and instruments. She has acted as lead counsel in numerous transactions involving syndicated finance, project finance, trade finance, Eurobonds issues, FinTech, M&A and settlements, debt restructuring and insolvency matters.


Natalia is a very well known lawyer within the Ukrainian banking community. Natalia headed the legal department at HVB Bank for 5 years. Prior to joining HVB Bank Ukraine Natalia worked as head of the legal department at Universal Bank for Reconstruction and Partnership, and as head of the legal department, and later as head of the representative office, of John Deere/AMACO.


English, Russian, Ukrainian


Queen Mary University of London (Postgraduare certificate, 2018); Swedish Institute Management Program, 2011; University of London (2006, LL.M); National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv (2000, Law Degree); Kyiv Economic University (1995, degree in International Economics & Law).

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Hall of Fame)

Natalia SelyakovaDentons

Dentons has ‘the willingness and ability to work under high pressure‘ and it is a prominent force in sovereign finance, regulatory and sanctions advice, distressed debt trading, cross-border lending, trade finance, insolvency and debt recovery. Its recent work includes one of largest restructurings in the history of Ukraine. Natalia Selyakova‘s team acts for large domestic companies as borrowers, as well as leading global banks in complex and high-value cross-border matters. Selyakova is also developing a fintech practice. Counsel Nadiya Shylienkova and associate Artem Lukyanov have expertise in cross-border financing and debt restructuring.