Ms Galyna Zagorodniuk > DLA Piper > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper
03150 KYIV


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Ukraine > Competition

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Galyna ZagorodniukDLA Piper

DLA Piper focuses on handling merger clearances for major transactions in the Ukrainian market. In addition, the team assists high-profile clients such as Pfizer and Mondelez with compliance, and advises on the competition aspects of joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements, commercial agreements and trade practices, and IP issues. Practice head Galyna Zagorodniuk also assists with competition investigations and represents clients before the Antimonopoly Committee in abuse of dominance, cartel and unfair competition cases.

Ukraine > Energy

DLA Piper handles the drafting of concession and licence agreements, as well as gas supply and power purchase agreements and construction contracts. It is also active in project finance and contentious matters in the energy sector. Head of finance Oleksandr Kurdydyk and head of corporate Galyna Zagorodniuk are the key partners in the practice, which counts General Electric and the US International Development Finance Corporation (previously Opic) among its clients.

Ukraine > Commercial, corporate and M&A

DLA Piper has ‘an excellent team with very diverse experience and a client-oriented approach‘. The team acts for international and Ukrainian clients in complex cross-border M&A transactions. It also handles business establishment, joint ventures, capital markets deals and corporate restructurings, as well as advising on general commercial and corporate governance issues. Newly promoted partner Alla Kozachenko now leads the practice, since Margarita Karpenko founded the firm’s new employment and benefits practice. Galyna Zagorodniuk handles M&A and competition matters in key sectors including manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, hospitality and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG).