Our Banking and Finance practice has emerged significantly in the last several years and now is playing an important role in the firm. We built up a strong team, consisting of experienced and highly qualified lawyers, many of whom have long professional experience in banks structures and are familiar with the particularities of the banking industry from inside.
Many of our lawyers have received education in leading foreign law schools and are admitted to practice both in Ukraine and abroad.
Strong theoretical basis combined with vast international experience allow us to render high-class services and to take leading positions on the market.
We represent interests of Ukrainian and foreign banks, banking syndicates and financial companies on a variety of issues related to their activity in Ukraine and relations withUkrainian clients and state authorities.
Also we represent interests of companies of non-financial sector in their relations with banks and other financial institutions.
Our competence covers the following areas:
- Lending and syndicated lending;
- Financing of commercial real estate construction and acquisition;
- Project finance;
- Trade finance;
- Securitization and factoring;
- Capital Markets;
- Restructuring and bankruptcy;
- Regulatory matters;
- M&A in financial sector;
- Registration of banks and representative offices of foreign banks in Ukraine.
In order to meet the highest expectations of our clients, we pay particular attention to industry specifics in financial projects. Due to such approach we possess unique expertise of advising on financial deals in banking, agricultural, energy and raw materials sectors, in the sphere of real estate, telecommunications, retail and wholesale, aviation and ship building.
In our work we are always result oriented and in favor of the practical approach to resolution of tasks. We aim not to burden our clients with theoretical discussions, but rather provide practical recommendations given the realities of doing business in Ukraine.
Our lawyers actively participate in developing new legislation as part of working and consultancy groups at the VerkhovnaRada of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the National Bank of Ukraine. This allows us to have the up-to-the minute knowledge of legislative developments and provide our clients with recommendations for long-term perspective.
We are entrusted with advising both on exclusive sophisticated projects, which require deep theoretical and practical knowledge and extraordinary thinking, and on standard finance deals, requiring precise and fast use of elaborated mechanisms.
We are proud to have the following globally recognized financial sector leaders among our clients: Citibank, Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas Group, UniCredit Group, IntesaSanpaolo, Raiffeisen Bank, Erste Bank, Volksbank, OTP Bank, ING, Commerzbank, KfW, DEG, DanskeAndelskassers Bank, Nordic Environment Finance Corporation, Immorent AG, Porsche Leasing.