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Nikolay Zhovner

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Banking and Finance, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy

Position

Nikolay Zhovner is a Senior associate in Dentons’ Kyiv office. He focuses on banking and finance. Nikolay was formerly the assistant procurator in the Gorlovka procurator’s office, where he enforced compliance with legislation in the areas of banking, privatisation, state property rental, land resources and energy and fuel. He has also worked as in-house legal counsel to CJSC “ProCreditBank,” external legal advisor to JSB “Starokievskiy Bank” and head of the legal department of JSCB “Transbank,” where he was involved in advising on the legal aspects of loans and of the banks’ overall activities.

Career

Associate, Dentons (formerly Salans), Kyiv, Ukraine, 2005 – to date; Head of the legal department, JSCB Transbank, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2004 - 2005; External legal advisor, JSB Starokievskiy Bank, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2004; In-house legal counsel, CJSC ProCreditBank, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2003 - 2004; Assistant procurator, Gorlvoka procurator's office, Gorlovka, Ukraine, 2001 - 2002

Languages

Ukrainian, English, Russian

Education

Euromoney International Law School for financial lawyers, 2008; University of Kyiv, National Taras Shevchenko (2007, Diploma in Finance); Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University (2001, Degree in Law)


Ukraine

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Next generation lawyers

Nikolay Zhovner - Dentons

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Dentons’ team ‘distinguishes itself through professionalism and wise counsel’ on debt restructuring, cross-border lending and trade finance. Natalia Selyakova advised CRI Group on its $1.3bn debt restructuring. Adam Mycyk, Nadiya Shylienkova and Nikolay Zhovner are also noted.

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