Mr Maksym Sysoiev > Dentons > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

41 Naberezhno-Khreshchatytska Street
9th floor
04070 Kyiv

Work Department

Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate


Maksym Sysoiev is a partner in Dentons’ Kyiv office. He is a member of Dentons’ Global Energy Group. Maksym regularly advises foreign and local companies with respect to various legal issues and advises clients on their local and cross-border transactions and represents their interests before Ukrainian State authorities. He is a recognized legal expert in the sphere of energy and possess a considerable experience in advising regarding conventional and renewable energy sources. Maksym is a legal expert of Ukrainian Bioenergy Association and a board member of Ukrainian Wind Energy Association. He actively participates on behalf of the Firm in many public organizations, including the European Business Association and American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine. Maksym serves as a Co-Chair of the Chamber (ACC) Energy Committee (2020-2021). He previously served as a Co-Chair of the Energy Committee at European Business Association in 2016-2018 and in 2020.


Partner, Dentons, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2020 – to date; Counsel, Dentons, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2018 – 2020; Associate, Dentons, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2015 – 2018; Senior Associate/Counsel, Marchenko Danevych law firm, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2012 – 2015; Senior Associate, Paritet law firm, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2011 – 2012; Junior Associate, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2008 – 2011; Junior Associate, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2007 – 2008


Ukrainian, English, Russian


Co-Chair of the Chamber (ACC) Energy Committee (2020-2021), EBA Fuel & Energy Committee Co-Chair (2016-2018, 2020), Member of the Commission on Environmental Investments, Alternative and Renewable Sources of Energy at Entrepreneurial Council of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Legal adviser to the Ukrainian Bioenergy Association, the Ukrainian Wind Energy Association, the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine, Admitted to the New York State Bar, IFC expert on “green” tariff in Ukraine


Pittsburg State University (2008, LLM); Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University (2006, Specialist Diploma)

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Energy

(Next Generation Partners)

Maksym SysoievDentons

Dentons has been involved in the development of Ukraine’s energy sector for more than 25 years. Its partners continue to play key roles in the development of major projects in the upstream oil and gas, nuclear and renewable energy sectors. Recent work included advising VLC Renewables (a fund established by Low Carbon and Vitol) on its investment in the first phase of a 500MW onshore wind farm at Zaporizhia. Maksym Sysoiev and Adam Mycyk lead the practice, in which managing partner Oleg Batyuk plays a central role. They work as part of the firm’s global energy and infrastructure practice, which is the largest in the world.

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.