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Ms. Lukanina focuses on commercial, corporate and civil law, investments and the use of subsoil resources, including the issuance of special-purpose licenses and execution of production sharing agreements (PSAs), oil and gas, competition, customs and labor law, construction and real estate, the media, intellectual property (including copyright and patents), and litigation with a particular emphasis on commercial and administrative disputes. Ms. Lukanina has more than thirty years of legal practice experience.

Recognition:
  • Highly regarded lawyer in energy and infrastructure, project development, IFLR 1000 2018
  • recommended lawyer for energy and natural resources, Chambers Europe 2018
  • recommended lawyer in energy, The Legal 500: EMEA 2018
  • recognized lawyer for energy and natural resources, labour and employment, telecommunications, Best Lawyers 2017
  • notable lawyer for energy and natural resources, Ukrainian Law Firms 2017. A Handbook for Foreign Clients

 

  • Highly regarded lawyer in energy and infrastructure, project development, IFLR 1000 2018
  • recommended lawyer for energy and natural resources, Chambers Europe 2018
  • recommended lawyer in energy, The Legal 500: EMEA 2018
  • recognized lawyer for energy and natural resources, labour and employment, telecommunications, Best Lawyers 2017
  • notable lawyer for energy and natural resources, Ukrainian Law Firms 2017. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
  • Lawyer of the Year (Kyiv) in Labour and Employment, Best Lawyers 2013
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Education:

Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, L.D., 1980

Membership and activities:
  • Ukrainian Bar Association
Representative experience:
  • advised Nadra Yuzivs'ka LLC in connection with the negotiation and execution of the Production Sharing Agreement between Ukraine, Shell, and Nadra Yuzivs'ka LLC for hydrocarbons to be produced at Yuzivs'ka;
  • advised Nadra Oles'ka LLC in connection with the negotiation of the Production Sharing Agreement between Ukraine, Chevron, and Nadra Oles'ka LLC for hydrocarbons to be produced at Oles'ka;
  • advised NAK Nadra Ukrayny in connection with the negotiation of the Production Sharing Agreement between Ukraine, ExxonMobil, Shell, OMV Petrom, and NAK Nadra Ukrayny for hydrocarbons to be produced at Skifs'ka;
  • advised Nadra Yuzivs'ka LLC in connection with the negotiation and execution of the Production Sharing Agreement between Ukraine, Shell, and Nadra Yuzivs'ka LLC for hydrocarbons to be produced at Yuzivs'ka;
  • advised Nadra Oles'ka LLC in connection with the negotiation of the Production Sharing Agreement between Ukraine, Chevron, and Nadra Oles'ka LLC for hydrocarbons to be produced at Oles'ka;
  • advised NAK Nadra Ukrayny in connection with the negotiation of the Production Sharing Agreement between Ukraine, ExxonMobil, Shell, OMV Petrom, and NAK Nadra Ukrayny for hydrocarbons to be produced at Skifs'ka;
  • worked as a consultant on various business regulatory matters at the Ministry of Justice, and in the leading state-owned companies Electronmash and Ukrtelecom;
  • advised Ukrainian ministries and governmental agencies on matters of developing new legislation, including drafting a number of important legislative acts, such as the Law on Product Sharing Agreements, the Law on Subsoil, the Law on Copyright and Related Rights, and the Civil Code of Ukraine (Book 4);
  • advised foreign investors on the legal regime for upstream oil and gas in Ukraine, licensing, taxation, pricing, and the analysis of investment opportunities;
  • drafed contracts for the purchase and use of geological information, drafting various contracts for services in oil and gas, and analyzed agreements on joint activity;
  • participated in amending legislation on oil and sulphur dioxide in the working group of the American Chamber of Commerce;
  • has extensive and successful experience and practice in court proceedings both in Ukrainian courts and in international arbitration institutions in connection with the defence of rights of the clients, including foreign investors, trademark and industrial property owners, as well as in connection with challenging the illegal actions of state authorities and unlawful regulatory acts.
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