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What the team is known for

Popular choice for international deals due to its English-law capabilities in Kyiv. Benefits from close cooperation with the Warsaw office and leverages strong cross-border expertise in the CEE and CIS regions. Particularly active in project finance and restructuring mandates. Additionally active in pre-export finance transactions. Frequently assists banking syndicates with cross-border mandates. Well versed with regulatory banking issues. Industry expertise includes the energy and natural resources, infrastructure and agriculture sectors.

Strengths

Sources praise the team's efficiency, with one client noting: "I like that they don't waste time. Everything is organised in the most efficient manner."

Another interviewee says: "They’re very proactive, and they try to solve all the issues with the client."

Work highlights

Advised Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego and KUKE on a EUR41.1 million export credit financing in relation to the development of the Retroville shopping and office centre in Kyiv.

Notable practitioners

Ihor Olekhov is well regarded for his strong experience in regulatory matters as well as his work in project finance and banking M&A.

Kateryna Chechulina assists with a variety of matters related to financing as well as regulatory advice. Sources praise her technical ability and goal-oriented approach.

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Overview

We have unmatched geographical coverage and more English- and US-qualified banking and finance partners on the ground in CEE than any other law firm. We are your first port of call whether you are planning a cross-border transaction with a multi-jurisdictional security package or loan portfolio or implementing a first-of-a-kind financing structure in your domestic market.

Whether you are a financial institution, equity house, asset manager, mutual fund, accountant, privately owned company, corporation or public entity, your business is only as good as the products and services you sell. We organise our teams along the business lines of your sector, giving us deep insight into the commercial and legal issues you face. From general corporate lending to acquisition and leveraged finance, derivatives and securitisations to real estate finance and corporate recovery, we can help you achieve the best outcome, both locally and across jurisdictions.

CMS Ukraine connects you to over 500 banking and finance lawyers in 40 countries worldwide. The team based in Kyiv has a strong reputation advising international banks on bilateral and syndicated transactions, including corporate loans, trade and commodity finance and project finance. Our clients are both the lenders and borrowers. 

Banking & Finance Department

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6th Floor, 38 Volodymyrska Street

Kyiv

Kyiv City Municipality

Ukraine

01030

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Ukraine

Banking & Finance


Ihor Olekhov
Band 2
Kateryna Chechulina
Up and Coming