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Provided by EVERLEGAL

Managing Partners: Yevheniy Deyneko

Number of partners: 5

Number of lawyers: 50

Languages: English, German, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian 

Firm Overview:  

EVERLEGAL is an independent sector-focused Ukrainian law firm. EVERLEGAL’s partners comprise ex- Magic Circle and Big Law senior lawyers with broad expertise in international corporate finance matters and international arbitration and well-known Ukrainian advocates with focus on complex litigation. The firm has transactional, dispute resolution and advisory practices and an outstanding track record in such sectors as energy, banking & finance, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, real estate, infrastructure, IT and FMCG. EVERLEGAL is a TOP-10 Ukrainian Law Firm according to the leading national ranking and holds leading positions in international and Ukrainian ratings.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Antitrust & Competition: 

2 partners, 5 associates

■ Advising Pfizer on obtaining merger control clearance in Ukraine for combination of GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer consumer healthcare businesses

■ Advising Mabon (Czech investment company) on obtaining merger control clearance in Ukraine in relation to an acquisition of a majority stake in Agromino A/S (Danish listed company with agricultural assets in Ukraine)

■ Advising Nebras Power, a global power development and investment company headquartered in Doha, Qatar, on obtaining merger clearances for acquisition of majority stakes in 6 operating solar power plants and 2 wind power project under development in Ukraine

Key Clients: Pfizer, Mabon, Canon , Agromino, UDP Renewables, Nebras Power, UNIT Holdings

Contact: Yevheniy Deyneko

Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance: 

2 partners, 7 associates

■ Advising UNIT.City on attracting financing from the European Investment Bank for the construction and development of the innovation park in the amount of EUR 50 million

■ Advising Novopecherska School on a loan agreement with the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank for the amount of up to EUR 10 million

■ Represented Banque de Commerce et de Placements SA in connection with USD 30 million facility to finance the commodity trading and harvesting activity of Nibulon

Key Clients: UNIT.City, Novopecherska School, UDP Renewables, Credit Suisse AG, Rabobank, Credit Agricole Bank, Banque de Commerce et de Placements SA, Union International BV, Hanwha Q CELLS, Lviv Standardbud

Contact: Vsevolod Volkov

Email: [email protected]

Corporate/ M&A:  

2 partners, 10 associates

■ Advising UDP Renewables on a sale of 75% stake in several operating solar power plants with a total capacity of 95.1 MW to Nebras Power, a global power development and investment company headquartered in Doha, Qatar

■ Advising UDP Renewables on the sale of several solar power plants with a total capacity of 57.6 MW under development in the Kyiv region of Ukraine to Acciona Energy, a global leader in the renewables sector

■ Advising HarvEast on acquisition of Agro-Holding MC, Ukrainian agricultural business with assets in Kyiv and Zhytomyr regions

■ Advising Findos Investor GmbH on acquisition of several Ukrainian IT businesses and providing postclosing support

Key Clients: UDP Renewables, Main Group Ukraine and Europe, HarvEast, Louis Dreyfus Company, UNIT.City, Hun Holding, Hanwha Q CELLS, Hero Future Energies, GOE IP, Amadeus, Aurecon, UFuture Management Group, Findos Investor GmbH, Sitecore, Kolak Energy LTD

Contact: Yevheniy Deyneko

Email: [email protected]

Criminal Defence:  

1 partner, 5 associates

■ Representing the National Bank of Ukraine and its employees in various criminal and administrative proceedings

■ Representating Danish agricultural holding Agromino in various proceedings aimed at combatting hostile actions against the client’s assets

■ Representing OTP Bank in hostile proceedings initiated against the bank and its employees

Key Clients: The National Bank of Ukraine, ArcelorMittal Kryvyj Rih, OTP Bank, Kyiv Academy Of Arts

Contact: Oleksandr Ruzhytskyi

Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution: 

2 partners, 20 associates

■ Representing OTP Bank in a complex mortgage dispute against the debtor. Representing the client in the final court decision enforcement proceedings

■ Representing Turkish airlines ‘Onur Air’ in a dispute about recovery of losses caused by the Ukrainian counterparty to deliver the aircrafts

■ Representing Danish agricultural holding Agromino in a complex dispute (over 350 active court proceedings) regarding restoration of lease rights to a portion of the client’s land bank illegally taken by a hostile party

Key Clients: The National Bank of Ukraine, Alfa-Bank, UkrSibbank (BNP Paribas Group), OTP Bank, PUMB, Universal Bank, Investment Company Concorde Capital, Agromino, Norwegian-Ukrainian Group, Japanese Embassy in Ukraine, Adidas Ukraine, Air Express, Onur Air, Farmak

Contact: Andriy Porayko

Email: [email protected]

Energy & Natural Resources: 

2 partners, 10 associates

■ Advised UDP Renewables on development of a cluster of solar power plants under development with a total capacity of 46 MW in the Zaporizhzhya region of Ukraine

■ Advising Main Group Ukraine on the development of 95 MW solar project in the Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine

■ Advising Hero Future Energies on matters related to development and construction of a 52 MW solar power project in the Dnipro region of Ukraine

■ Advised Kolak Energy on structuring projects on implementation of know-how technology and special concentrate on flooded oil and gas wells for the increase of their productivity

Key Clients: UDP Renewables, Main Group Ukraine, Nebras Power, Hero Future Energies, Hun Holding, Hanwha Q CELLS, Vimco Group, Power China, Kolak Energy, Go To-U Network, Triosan Holding Ukraine, Ton Energy (Greenteco)

Contact: Andriy Olenyuk

Email: [email protected]

International Arbitration & Cross-Border Disputes:  

1 partner, 4 associates

■ Representing State Joint Stock Holding Company “ARTEM” in enforcement of the SCC award against Florida based corporation

■ Representing Fishing Company SA in LCIA Arbitration against Beautiful Scenery C.I.T. in connection with recovery of debt under the charter party agreement

■ Representing Ukrainian citizen in enforcement proccedings in Cyprus and Germany relating to the EUR 3 billion claim againts Privat Bank

Key Clients: State Joint Stock Holding Company ‘ARTEM’, Perfectial, Fishing Company SA, UDP Renewables

Contact: Vsevolod Volkov

Email: [email protected]

Labour & Employment: 

2 partners, 7 associates

■ Advising UDP Renewables on matters related to separation with top management of certain operational companies and appointment of the new management; advising on the optimal employment structuring

■ Advising Amadeus on various employment law matters in connection with its opeartions in Ukraine

■ Advising Adidas Ukraine on various employment matters, including contentious issues

Key Clients: Adidas Ukraine, Canon Ukraine, UFuture Group, UNIT.City, Amadeus, Louis Dreyfus Company, UDP Renewables, Main Group Ukraine, WHIRL SOFTWARE, Japanese Embassy in Ukraine, BlueSnap, Infopulse, EMSA +, Beercraft, Adyax

Contact: Yevheniy Deyneko

Email: [email protected]


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