What I am looking for Position: Legal Counsel Location: CIS
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Wear suit Not tall at all Age 29 Born in Kyiv, Ukraine Male Married + baby girlFat
I do have a degree in law of theKyiv National University of Economics
2011 Currently at IT company Leading law firm, Senior Associate (hopefully)Retirement 2007(hopefully) Big4, Senior Consultant 2005 Leading law firm Lawyer 2004 Group of companies In-House
7 years of professional experience in Litigation and arbitration Contracts Due Diligence Labour CriminalAttorney Tax Customs M&A etc.
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2011 2009 2009 Criminal case Consultations re tax treatment Cryptographic data protection of royalty payments Representation of a US Bank in a Obtaining of necessary licenses criminal investigation and A number of consultations for and permits for providing further court proceedings on it large groups of companies with cryptographic data protection crime respect to tax treatment of the activity in Ukraine by payments for the use of IP international software producer. objects (TMs, copyrights, etc.). 2007 2011 Participation in widely known Domain name dispute IP, IT trademark disputes Representation of a German Participated in the court company in a dispute on disputes, which were described cancellation of the TM and in IP rights textbooks. domain name.8
2006 2008-2010 2008 Russian investor Russian petrol network Russian TV channelLegal assistance with acquisition Legal assistance of purchase of a Buy side due diligence of aof a number of land plots in Kyiv Ukrainian chains of petrol Ukrainian TV channel, limited toregion, including due diligence stations Gepard and Vic-Oil: due analysis of licensing, existing IPand further drafting of the SPA. diligence, on-going legal rights and a set of contractual assistance. commitments. 2009 2008 Russian developer Gambling groupFull scope buy side legal duediligenceunfinished of Kyiv based (residential Full scope diligence, legal including, due in particular, analysis of existing IP M&Amultistoried building) real estate rights to a number of differentobject. objects.
2006-2007 2006 2007 Representation of Kyiv City Representation of foreign steel Participation in widely known Administration producer trademark disputesManaged approx. 50 similar Prepared detailed memorandum Participated in the courtlitigations against construction regarding available options of disputes, which were describedcompanies regarding collection collection of the debt from in IP rights textbooks (Softlineof obligatory payments Ukrainian factory. and champagne case). 2011 2011 2011 Pharma producer Tax disputes Criminal caseSuccessful enforcement of a UAH Won a number of tax disputes on Representation of a chief15 mln. debt recovery void contracts for large accountant in a tax avaison international grain trader criminal investigation 2007 2011 2011Representation of Ukrainian oil Customs litigation Latvian bank transit monopoly Won litigation on invalidation of Representation of the bank inPartialy won the dispute against the customs rulings for German the court regarding recovery ofRussian counterparty with juice producer the collateral.respect to inclusion of VAT intothe price of transit in MoscowInternational Commercial 2010 2007Arbitration Court. Large Ukrainian financial Representation of Kyiv City institution Administration Won a a UAH 11 mln. VAT Won three related court disputes dispute in the court of appeal (no in all instances including the cassation appeal has been filed) Supreme Court of Ukraine.Litigation 2006 Large Ukrainian construction Ukrainian manufacturer 2009 company Won a tax dispute on WHT and Successfully closed a number of CIT in the court of 1 instance litigations related to hostile takeover of the company.
2009 2009 Debt restructuring Setting-up of loan and leasing business for one of the largest Legal assistance in restructuring car producers of the distressed loan portfolio for a mid-sized Ukrainian bank. Legal input included drafting of The work include, in complex loan, rent as well as particular, drafting of a number financial lease of SPA’s, establishment of an SPV agreements, registration of (financial company), registration financial companies and on of the loan with the NBU, etc. going tax and legal consulting. 2009 International tax structuring other Legal assistance with respect to elaboration and implementation of the group further restructuring action plan.11
I am researching the copyright in theInternet within post graduated studies……published a number of articleson hottest legal issues I also lecture civil law at the University
Each month I speak on at least oneconference or round table onvarious legal topics: • Intellectual property rights • Criminal law • Tax and customs disputes • Debt collection
I am about to leave legal consulting and switch toIn-house legal work in IT company