Experience. At a glance


More than 10 years of previous experience of our partners and lawyers, obtained before joining Conventa Legal, as well as within the Company, includes, in particular:

$3+ billions

The amount of international disputes in which our lawyers and partners have participated

150+ billion

The total amount of disputes in Ukraine


9+ jurisdictions

In which advised, including England, Cyprus, Germany, British Virgin Islands, Angola, USA

1The biggest dispute

Advising on the largest dispute in the history of Ukraine


Core practice


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International litigation and arbitration

Dispute resolution in the High Court of England and Wales, the Courts of the Republic of Cyprus, BVI, ICSID, LCIA, ICC, SCC, VIAC, ААА, Ad hoc Arbitration, ICAC at the CCI of Ukraine

Ukrainian litigation

Dispute Resolution in Ukraine

Commercial, civil, administrative and criminal cases, disputes with tax and other authorities, antitrust disputes, bankruptcy, assets restructuring

Mediation

Mediation

Effective and prompt out-of-court dispute settlement. Mediation, facilitation of negotiations. Conflict resolution plan development and implementation

Energy industry

Energy

Dispute resolution in the field of conventional and green energy: international arbitration, investment arbitration, recovery of damages. Negotiations, mediation and conflict settlement


IT

IT

Dispute settlement between founders and investors, including those, arising in foreign jurisdictions. Minimization of risks within scale-up of companies and projects

Agribusiness

Land and agriculture

Legal support of transactions for the sale and lease of land and structures by residents and non-residents of Ukraine. Contractual and extra-contractual dispute resolution. Protection of small and medium-sized farmers. Business structuring

Corporate law

Corporate Law and Finance

Legal protection against "corporate raiding" and hostile takeovers. Resolution of corporate conflicts and disputes arising from cross-border M&A transactions. Settlement of disputes with banks and legal protection of property from foreclosure.

Real estate and construction

Real estate and construction

Legal support of purchase-sale and privatization of assets, minimization of risks, due diligence and resolution of privatization disputes. Settlement of investment and property rights disputes, recovery of damages and vindications of assets.


Core practice

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Dispute resolution in the High Court of England and Wales, the Courts of the Republic of Cyprus, BVI, ICSID, LCIA, ICC, SCC, VIAC, ААА, Ad hoc Arbitration, ICAC at the CCI of Ukraine

Ukrainian litigation

Commercial, civil, administrative and criminal cases, disputes with tax and other authorities, antitrust disputes, bankruptcy, assets restructuring

Mediation

Effective and prompt out-of-court dispute settlement. Mediation, facilitation of negotiations. Conflict resolution plan development and implementation

Energy industry

Dispute resolution in the field of conventional and green energy: international arbitration, investment arbitration, recovery of damages. Negotiations, mediation and conflict settlement

IT

Dispute settlement between founders and investors, including those, arising in foreign jurisdictions. Minimization of risks within scale-up of companies and projects

Agribusiness

Legal support of transactions for the sale and lease of land and structures by residents and non-residents of Ukraine. Contractual and extra-contractual dispute resolution. Protection of small and medium-sized farmers. Business structuring

Corporate law

Legal protection against "corporate raiding" and hostile takeovers. Resolution of corporate conflicts and disputes arising from cross-border M&A transactions. Settlement of disputes with banks and legal protection of property from foreclosure.

Real estate and construction

Legal support of purchase-sale and privatization of assets, minimization of risks, due diligence and resolution of privatization disputes. Settlement of investment and property rights disputes, recovery of damages and vindications of assets.

Core contacts


Mykhailo Ivanenko


Managing partner, Attorney at law

Mr. Ivanenko has extensive experience in litigation in courts of Ukraine, courts of foreign jurisdictions (England, British Virgin Islands, Cyprus, USA), as well as hands-on experience in energy projects implemented in Ukraine, Germany, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Mykhailo’s expertize expands across international litigation and international arbitration, energy and corporate disputes, as well as disputes with public authorities. Ranking “Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients” recommends Mykhailo in tax disputes.

Before founding Conventa Legal, Mr. Ivanenko held position of Counsel in one of the leading law firms in Ukraine and worked as a project associate at Apricum (Berlin,Germany) - renewable energy consultancy. Mykhaylo holds Master's degree from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), Specialist degree from the Kyiv University of Law of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine and completed postgraduate studies in civil law at the Institute of State and Law named after. V.M. Koretsky of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine.


Oleg Gryn


Partner, attorney

Mr. Gryn is an experienced practitioner who represents companies and individuals in complex disputes. Throughout his career Mr. Gryn advised industry leaders in a wide range of matters in Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Netherlands and other jurisdictions. His area of expertize includes commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration and multijurisdictional corporate litigation, IP litigation.

Before Conventa Legal Oleh was a Senior Associate at one of the leading Ukrainian law firms and conducted private consulting focusing on IP litigation and matters related to medical practice.

Mr. Gryn holds Master’s degree in Private International Law from Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv as well as Master’s degree from the Kyiv Institute of Intellectual Property and Law of the National University "Odesa Law Academy".



Oleksander Kravets


Partner, attorney at law

Mr. Kravets has extensive experience of managing largest disputes in Ukraine. Moreover, Oleksander has considerable expertise in working with English courts and foreign advisers in corporate disputes considered before the High Court of England and Wales.

Oleksander specializes in litigation of a high level of complexity, mainly in the areas of land and agriculture, as well as finance, construction and energy. Ranking “Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients” recommends Oleksander in tax disputes.

Before Conventa Legal Mr. Kravets held position of Counsel in one of the leading law firms in Ukraine where he coordinated the domestic litigation practice. Alexander Kravets holds a Master's degree from the Kyiv University of Law of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine.

Core contacts


Mykhailo Ivanenko

Managing partner, Attorney at law


Mr. Ivanenko has extensive experience in litigation in courts of Ukraine, courts of foreign jurisdictions (England, British Virgin Islands, Cyprus, USA), as well as hands-on experience in energy projects implemented in Ukraine, Germany, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Mykhailo’s expertize expands across international litigation and international arbitration, energy and corporate disputes, as well as disputes with public authorities. Ranking “Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients” recommends Mykhailo in tax disputes.

Before founding Conventa Legal, Mr. Ivanenko held position of Counsel in one of the leading law firms in Ukraine and worked as a project associate at Apricum (Berlin,Germany) - renewable energy consultancy. Mykhaylo holds Master's degree from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), Specialist degree from the Kyiv University of Law of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine and completed postgraduate studies in civil law at the Institute of State and Law named after. V.M. Koretsky of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine.

Oleg Gryn

Partner, attorney


Mr. Gryn is an experienced practitioner who represents companies and individuals in complex disputes. Throughout his career Mr. Gryn advised industry leaders in a wide range of matters in Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Netherlands and other jurisdictions. His area of expertize includes commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration and multijurisdictional corporate litigation, IP litigation.

Before Conventa Legal Oleh was a Senior Associate at one of the leading Ukrainian law firms and conducted private consulting focusing on IP litigation and matters related to medical practice.

Mr. Gryn holds Master’s degree in Private International Law from Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv as well as Master’s degree from the Kyiv Institute of Intellectual Property and Law of the National University "Odesa Law Academy".

Oleksander Kravets

Partner, attorney at law


Mr. Kravets has extensive experience of managing largest disputes in Ukraine. Moreover, Oleksander has considerable expertise in working with English courts and foreign advisers in corporate disputes considered before the High Court of England and Wales.

Oleksander specializes in litigation of a high level of complexity, mainly in the areas of land and agriculture, as well as finance, construction and energy. Ranking “Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients” recommends Oleksander in tax disputes.

Before Conventa Legal Mr. Kravets held position of Counsel in one of the leading law firms in Ukraine where he coordinated the domestic litigation practice. Alexander Kravets holds a Master's degree from the Kyiv University of Law of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine.


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