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Roman focuses on real estate acquisition, real estate financing, the general corporate and tax matters associated with real estate and construction transactions. His areas of expertise include oil and gas, energy, natural resources law and environmental regulation.

Recognition:
  • recommended lawyer for real estate in Ukraine, Chambers Europe 2018
  • The Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law, Best Lawyer 2018
  • leading lawyer in real estate and construction, The Legal 500: EMEA 2017
  • notable practitioner for real estate, construction and land, Ukrainian Law Firms 2017. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
  • recommended lawyer for real estate in Ukraine, Chambers Europe 2018
  • The Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law, Best Lawyer 2018
  • leading lawyer in real estate and construction, The Legal 500: EMEA 2017
  • notable practitioner for real estate, construction and land, Ukrainian Law Firms 2017. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
  • The Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law; recommended lawyer for land use and zoning, real estate, energy and natural resources, oil and gas, banking and finance, Best Lawyer 2017
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Education:

Kyiv National University of Economy, Master of Laws, 2002

Languages:
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Representative experience:
  • advised Eurasia Group, a major Kazakh investor, on 100 million USD acquisition refinancing and in connection with the acquisition of various development sites in Kiev and the Kiev Region;
  • advised Citigroup Global Market and Merill Lynch in connection with 368 million USD secured financing to a group of companies, including the software department of Flextronics International;
  • advised a major Austrian bank in cross-border development financing, a US investment fund on a 190 million USD acquisition of several land plots for greenfield warehouse development in the Kiev Region;
  • advised Eurasia Group, a major Kazakh investor, on 100 million USD acquisition refinancing and in connection with the acquisition of various development sites in Kiev and the Kiev Region;
  • advised Citigroup Global Market and Merill Lynch in connection with 368 million USD secured financing to a group of companies, including the software department of Flextronics International;
  • advised a major Austrian bank in cross-border development financing, a US investment fund on a 190 million USD acquisition of several land plots for greenfield warehouse development in the Kiev Region;
  • advised an international shipping company in connection with the development of a container terminal on the Black Sea shore;
  • advised Green Gas International B.V., a global gas management and utilisation company, on corporate, regulatory, and energy law issues in connection with the company’s methane utilisation programme in Ukraine with a view to producing heat and electricity as well as to the trade of emission reduction units; 
  • advised KazMunaiGaz, the Kazakhstan state oil and gas company, regarding a joint venture with Naftogaz Ukrainy;
  • advised RUSAL in connection with a due diligence of its alumina plant in Ukraine in preparation for RUSAL's IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;
  • advised CD Capital, a private equity natural resources fund, with regard to a joint venture to develop a major trade and recreational centre in Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city;
  • advised a US investment fund on a 190 million USD acquisition of several land plots for greenfield warehouse development in the Kiev region;
  • advised a leading agricultural company in connection with the acquisition of land for grain elevator construction;
  • advised Sany Group (Sany Heavy Industry Co.), one of the largest heavy equipment manufacturers in the world, regarding the establishment of a local presence in Ukraine;
  • advised PRADA Group, one of the world's leaders in the design, production and distribution of luxury clothing, footwear and accessories, in connection with the opening and operation of its first mono-brand boutique in Ukraine, including in the negotiation of draft lease agreements with landlords and the drafting of various agreements with contractors;
  • advised RAG (Rohöl-Aufsuchungs Aktiengesellschaft), an oil and gas company with headquarters in Austria, in connection with the establishment of a joint venture for the purpose of the exploration, development, production, transportation, and selling of hydrocarbons in Western Ukraine.
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