Hillmont Partners is very proud to announce that Kostyantyn Chyzhyk has joined the firm as a Partner. A renowned specialist in investments, energy and international cooperation, a proactive reformer and strong anti-crisis manager, Kostyantyn Chyzhyk heads the firm’s Government Relations and Public Advocacy practice, and will lead a team of specialists advising clients on the features of the Ukrainian political and regulatory environment.
Hillmont Partners is pleased to announce that Valentyn Zasukha, an experienced corporate finance and investment advisor, is joining the firm as a Partner and Head of its Corporate and M&A practice.
The dispute resolution team of Hillmont Partners, acting in a panel of Scania’s defense team, secured a win for their client in a complex commercial dispute with Proskan LLC worth UAH 164.4 million.
Andrii Nyzhnyi, Co-Managing Partner of Hillmont Partners, Head of Domestic Litigation practice, acts as a developer and mentor in a series of special training events for judges.
On 10 November 2021, the Yurydychna Gazeta (Legal Gazette) published the results of its annual all-Ukrainian research Client’s Choice: Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine 2021.
Hillmont Partners is acting in a panel of Ukraine’s strongest litigation law firms to represent Scania Ukraine LLC in a complex commercial dispute on termination of agreements with dealers and recovery by dealers from a client of losses in the form of lost revenues. The team of advisors recently secured a win for their client in a USD 4.7 million dispute.
One of the key events on the national legal market took place in Kyiv on September 30-October 1, 2021. The Ukrainian Bar Association held its Annual Judicial Forum. Andrii Nyzhnyi, Co-Managing Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution Practice at Hillmont Partners, was one of the forum’s experts and joined the substantive discussion held during the session on ensuring the unity of judicial practice.
Hillmont Partners’ International Dispute Resolution practice and Astraea Group led by James Ramsden QC and Robert Bedford secured a successful settlement within English High Court proceedings.
Hillmont Partners welcomes and supports the establishment of the GR Committee under the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA). The news was announced at the meeting of the Board of the UBA on September 14, 2021. Oleksandr Ilkov, a Partner of Hillmont Partners and a well-known expert in the field of government relations and public affairs, regulatory and risk management, has been appointed Coordinator of the GR Committee.
Hillmont Partners is delighted to announce that Olena Yaliieva has been promoted to the position of Senior Associate with the Strategic Communications practice, while Kateryna Lazarchuk has been promoted to Associate with the International Dispute Resolution practice. Both promotions reflect all the hard work and dedication that our lawyers have shown towards clients over the past 12 months.
Hillmont Partners has successfully defended the interests of a reputable UK investor in complex criminal proceedings in Ukraine.
Lawyers of Hillmont Partners continue to defend the interests of Delta Wilmar Group companies in Ukraine in a number of complex disputes in Ukrainian courts. In particular, they support the client in disputes on the recovery of penalties from an unscrupulous supplier of agricultural products.
Andrii Nyzhnyi, a co-managing partner at Hillmont Partners, head of the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice, participates in the meeting of the working group for the development of training courses “Application of the principle of legal certainty in administrative proceedings”
Міжнародний довідник Best Lawyers оприлюднив результати дослідження 2022 року і опублікував рейтинги найкращих юристів України за підсумками перехресного опитування учасників ринку.
On 12 April 2021, Hillmont Partners, together with leading German law firm Becker Büttner Held, and international consultancy and engineering firm Bilfinger Tebodin, co-hosted a special online discussion to discuss the growing levels of investment into renewable hydrogen and fuel cells technologies. The webinar was held under the auspices of the Association of European Energy Consultants (AEEC), a reputable organization uniting pre-eminent energy law specialists throughout the European Union and beyond.
We are delighted to announce that Hillmont Partners has strengthened its positions in the newly published 2021 edition of the Legal 500 EMEA. The firm ranks as a Leading Firm in Ukraine and its top lawyers are recommended in 8 practice areas as follows:
Oleksandr Ilkov, Partner of Hillmont Partners, has been appointed to the Expert Advisory Council by a decision of the Commission for Regulation of Gambling and Lotteries dated January 28, 2021.
It is with deep sorrow that Hillmont Partners informs our friends and partners that on January 14, 2021, Serhii Nyzhnyi, co-founder and co-managing partner of the firm, passed away. He died at the age of 40 due to illness.
On 26 November 2020, the online ceremony for Liga Zakon Awards 2020 took place. Hillmont Partners has won the accolade of “The Best Commercial Litigation Firm” award, and the firm’s Co-Managing Partner Serhii Nyzhnyi was recognized “The Best Commercial Litigation Lawyer”. Both accolades were given within the national league.
Hillmont Partners’ lawyers won a convincing victory in favor of Delta Wilmar Ukraine LLC in a dispute with the State Environmental Inspectorate of Ukraine, the consequences of which were critically important for the company’s future activities in Ukraine.
On 27-28 October 2020, the VI Ukrainian Gas Forum – Eastern European Gas Congress took place in Kyiv. Tetiana Mylenka, LL.M, Counsel at Hillmont Partners and Head of the Energy Practice, joined the panel of the esteemed speakers of the event. During the panel session “Midstream. International Pipelines”, Tetiana addressed the peculiarities of unbundling in the gas sector in Ukraine, the lengthy process to which she was intensively engaged in her capacity of the legal team leader of JSC Main Gas Pipelines of Ukraine.
On October 14, at the invitation of radio presenter Andrii Kulikov, Tetiana Mylenka, Counsel and Head of the Energy Practice at Hillmont Partners, spoke on radio about the current situation on the green energy market in Ukraine, as well as prospects for foreign investors to submit arbitration claims against Ukraine in connection with the introduction of retrospectively reduced tariffs for electricity generated from renewable energy sources and systemic non-payment / delay in payment for electricity supplied by Guaranteed Buyer.
On 9 October 2020, the Ukrainian Bar Association hosted the 1st Conference on Energy Law. Hillmont Partners provided expert and sponsor support to the event.
On 17 August 2020, Tetiana Mylenka, Counsel at Hillmont Partners and Head of our Energy Practice, gave a practical lecture at the Legal High School as part of a special course for attorneys in the energy sector.
On 13 August 2020, Energy Talk Show Electricity Market #2, a professional event in the energy sector, was held in Kyiv. The event was organized by the Energy Club business community. MPs, representatives from government bodies, energy companies and investors gathered for an expert discussion of the main achievements, challenges and problems of the electricity market in Ukraine following the first year of market operation.
Hillmont Partners is delighted to announce the well-deserved promotions of our lawyers effective 1 August 2020. The promotions are based on high merits of our practitioners who are strong performers and contributed a lot to the success of the firm.
Hillmont Partners is pleased to announce it has successfully represented Komaksavia Airport Invest Ltd in obtaining an award for interim measures against the Republic of Moldova in the investor-state arbitration proceedings in relation to the Concession Agreement over Chisinau International Airport.
Ми задумали літературний клуб Hillmont ще наприкінці минулого року. І хто знає, як довго б відкладали запуск, якби не карантин.
On 3 July 2020, the Yuridicheskaya Praktika (Legal Practice) Publishing House hosted its annual Legal Awards ceremony. Hillmont Partners won the accolade of «Law Firm of the Year for Government Relations».
On 24 June 2020, Hillmont Partners and Squire Patton Boggs, supported by Energy Club and A7 Capital, co-hosted a special online session entitled ‘Protecting Your Investments: Options for Investors in the Renewable Energy Sector’ to address the key practical aspects of existent legal remedies to protect assets and investors’ rights in Ukraine.
On 27 May 2020, Hillmont Partners and The Legal 500 hosted a webinar entitled ‘Managing Risks during a Global Recession: Ukraine’s Perspective’. The event provided an expert overview of the government’s response to the pandemic and highlighted the most important initiatives that businesses should consider in order to mitigate the impact of the anticipated economic downturn.
Hillmont Partners is honoured to announce that it has been ranked as a Leading Firm in Ukraine in six practice areas according to the results of the Legal 500 EMEA, edition 2020. Four of the firm’s partners have been recommended by the research for the developments and client work in their core practices.
On March 20th, 2020, the Bolt taxi service company launched a joint social initiative with the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine to transport hospital staff during quarantine.
Sergii’s focus at Hillmont will be cross-border corporate and commercial law work, supported by his LLM degree from the Queen Mary, University of London.
The panel included representatives of Hogan Lovells, Ankura, Alfa Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine and Ukraine’s state asset recovery agency, ARMA. The panel discussed key strategic considerations in respect of global asset recovery and the most powerful remedies available to claimants, including Worldwide Freezing Orders.
James Hart commented “At the outset of a global asset recovery it may be unclear which jurisdictions will be center stage. In such circumstances, to minimize jurisdictional bias, it is vital that the strategic coordinator is a firm with very broad experience.”
As Hillmont Partners is preparing for the 2020 Ukraine House in Davos, James Hart shared his thoughts regarding the transformation of the industrial sector in his new article published in the Kyiv Post.
James Hart will be moderating a panel discussion at Ukraine House Davos on the 22nd January to discuss the future of Ukrainian industry.
Hillmont Partners is delighted to be a partner of this year’s Davos Ukrainian Breakfast.
Tetiana Mylenka has joined Hillmont Partners as Counsel to lead the firm’s energy practice.
3rd annual Ukrainian Investment Road Show
Hillmont’s James Hart was a speaker at the 3rd annual Ukrainian Investment Road Show at Thompson Reuters in London on the 2nd December. The panel discussed the capital raising activity of leading Ukrainian businesses in the international markets with the participation of MHP, Metinvest, Kernel, DTEK Renewables, Interpipe, BCP Securities and Raiffeisen Bank International. Topics included successful Ukrainian corporate Eurobond placements this year, the first ever green bond issuance in the region, business and capital raising strategies of some of the country’s largest companies and investor sentiment towards Ukraine. The general view was that Ukraine’s macroeconomic indicators remain extremely attractive and the investment climate is generally favourable.
James Hart noted:
If the government and parliament deliver planned market-friendly legislative changes then Ukraine can become the biggest Emerging Market success story of 2020
Hillmont’s James Hart spoke at Chatham House on the 5th December on a panel that considered the drivers of Ukraine’s economic growth.
On December 5, 2019, the conference “Ukraine: Great Expectations” will be held at the Royal Institute of International Affairs Chatham House.
Hillmont’s partner James Hart will be the speaker of the 3rd Annual Ukrainian Investment Roadshow, which will be held on December 2 in London.
Oleksiy Miagkiy joins Hillmont Partners as Senior Associate and will lead our White Collar Crime Practice.
Hillmont Partners is excited to announce the upcoming opening of its London office.
Alyona has worked for more than 15 years in legal and management positions in the Presidential Administration of Ukraine and almost five years in the field of government relations.
Oleksandr Ilkov joins Hillmont as a Partner and will contribute to the firm his extensive experience in the field of public affairs, legislative drafting and regulatory policy.
Ольга Стахеева-Боговик стала старшим юристом Hillmont Partners. Напомним, ее основная специализация — международное финансовое и банковское право.
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In light of recent news we wish to inform our colleagues, clients and partners that Hillmont Partners’ Vadym Halaichuk, Serhii Kalchenko and Andriy Lysiuk will be leaving the firm to concentrate on their upcoming parliamentary campaign.
До команди Hillmont Partners приєдналась Наталія Ганниця, яка нині працює на посаді помічника керівника, відповідаючи за внутрішні комунікації компанії.
Hillmont Partners has been ranked among the top law companies in Ukraine for 2019 according to The Legal 500.
Associate Liudmyla Boiko, who previously had the experience of being a judge of an administrative court joined Hillmont Partners team.
District Administrative Court of City Kyiv has granted the claim filed by “Kinokvartal” Company against State Security Service of Ukraine, Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, and State Agency in Charge of Cinematography regarding a ban introduced for “Svaty” TV series.
On the 18th of March, associate partner Hillmont Partners Taras Tertychnyi gave a lecture for students of the Master’s Program at the Faculty of Law of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.
К команде корпоративной практики Hillmont Partners присоединилась Анастасия Черноштан — специалист по аграрному праву.
Ukraine Davos Discussion Forum “Ukraine: Fertile Ground for Responsible Investment?” Was held in Davos, Switzerland, on the impact of enterprises with foreign investment on the Ukrainian economy.
Associate Partner of the firm Serhii Kalchenko participated in the seminar devoted to problematic aspects of adjudication of administrative cases pertaining to the electoral process of the regular election of the President of Ukraine, organized by the Cassation Administrative Court of the Supreme Court.
Promising lawyer, specialist in international financial and banking law, Olha Stakheyeva-Bogovyk became part of the Hillmont Partners team of professionals.
James Hart, Partner of Hillmont Partners, will moderate the discussion on investment in Ukraine, which will be held at the Ukrainian House Davos during the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland).
In capacity of expert the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko participated in the round table
In capacity of expert the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko participated in the workshop
On the invitation of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko participated in the training
Hillmont Partners lawyers advise individual clients in a dispute with a well-known international medical carrier.
he partner of Hillmont Partners Serhii Kalchenko commented the Election Code project to the «Radio NV».
Адвокаты Hillmont Partners успешно представляли заявителя по делу, в котором Европейский суд по правам человека установил нарушения прав человека.
Hillmont Partners’ Partner Vadym Halaichuk and Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko took part in the round table
Hillmont Partners’Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko participated in the round table meeting devoted to the topic of “Protection of lawful interests in administrative adjudication”
Hillmont Partners is delighted to announce that Taras Tertychnyi has joined its team as Associate Partner.
Hillmont Partners partnered with the Yalta European Strategy (YES), which was held in Kyiv on September 13-15.
Hillmont Partners efficiently represents Alixpartners (Ukraine) before the courts in the case brought by a plaintiff against the National Bank of Ukraine
Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko represents the respondent before Rezekne Regional Court, the Republic of Latvia.
Юридична компанія Hillmont Partners вітає адвоката Єлизавету Герасименко з перемогою у конкурсі і переходом на роботу до Адміністрації Президента України.
Hillmont Partners’ Senior Associate (Senior Lawyer) Oleksandr Salko attended a meeting of the Legal Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce
Hillmont Partners’ Senior Associate (Senior Lawyer) Oleksandr Salko took part in the Legal Committee Meeting
Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko has become a member of the Working group on drafting a law to ensure representation of citizens in community’ councils, and representation of territorial communities in raion and oblast councils.
On the delegation of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko participated in series of meetings
On May 17, 2018, a round table will be held on the recent decision of the European Court of Human Rights
In particular, Hillmont Partners will provide legal support for the restructuring of the SE “Energorynok”
On the invitation of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe
In capacity of expert of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko developed an overview of the courts practice on adjudication of electoral disputes in Kyrgyzstan.
On March 14, at 14.00 in the Kyiv-Svyatoshinsky District Court, a hearing
Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko participated in the briefing
On Thursday, Feb 1,2018, Partner of Hillmont Partners Vadym Halaichuk submitted witness testimony for the High Court of Justice
A Ukrainian breakfast, a traditional event, organized on the occasion of the World Economic Forum
Partners of the Hillmont Partners Vadym Halaichuk, James Hart and Serhii Nyzhnyi visited Davos
The Partner of the Hillmont Partners Serhii Nyzhnyi took part in a working meeting with the management team of the largest mobile operator in Ukraine – Kyivstar.
Hillmont Partners is involved in a tender for legal support on restructuring of the state enterprise ˝Enerhorynok˝
Hillmont Partners represents Kinokvartal in a lawsuit against the Security Service of Ukraine, the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine and the Ukrainian State Film Agency.
Hillmont’s attorneys provides legal representation to ˝Gas of Ukraine˝ – the subsidiary company of the NJSC ˝Naftogas of Ukraine˝
Serhii Kalchenko participated in the seminar for judges of district and appeal administrative courts
In capacity of expert of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe Hillmont Partners’
Serhii Nyzhnyi consulted one of the largest manufacturers of entertaining media content
The procedure on application of the Public Joint Stock Company “Kyiv River Port”
By invitation of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko
Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko has been accredited as international observer
Партнери компанії Hillmont Partners провели зустріч з керівництвом Агентства з розшуку та менеджменту
Hillmont Partners became the legal partner of the Yalta European Strategy (YES) forum,
Київський апеляційний господарський суд задовольнив скаргу польського інвестора Coveris Rigid Polska Sp. z.o.o.
On 1 August 2017 at 11: 10 the Kyiv Court of Appeal (hereinafter – the Court) will hear the case of the Polish
Черги перед концертом «Depeche Mode. Global Spirit Tour. Київ 2017» виникли не тільки з технічних причин,
Щоб прихильники Depeche Mode без перешкод потрапили на концерт кумирів у Києві, юристи Hillmont Partners здійснюють
By invitation of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko
Upon the initiative of the ALL-UKRAINIAN PUBLIC ORGANIZATION «UKRAINIAN BAR ASSOCIATION» (UBA) Hillmont Partners’
07.06.2017 “Proinvest” together with “Hillmont Partners” held a round table devoted to the discussion
The Board of Directors of the Union of Ukrainian Entrepreneurs (SUP)
Partners of Hillmont Partners Vadym Halaichuk and Serhii Nyzhnyi participated in the meeting
On Thursday, May 25, the Economic Court of Kyiv (address: 44-B Bogdana Khmelnitskogo St.) will consider
In his capacity as expert of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner
Hillmont Partners is taking part in a tender for the provision of representation services
Partner Vadym Halaichuk has participated in the round table meeting on “International Standards and Ukrainian Practices
In capacity of expert of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner
James Hart participated in a visit to the UK with members of the Dnipro City Administration.
James Hart and Serhii Nyzhnyi, Hillmont’s partners, attended the Ukrainian Davos Nights
Hillmont’s partners, James Hart and Serhii Nyzhnyi, participated in the Ukrainian breakfast
Hillmont chosen to advise on the legal structuring and project evaluation of a private public partnership
James Hart, Partner, attended the event hosted by Hanna Nasobina and Yulia Neopolitanskaya
It is noteworthy that the European court underlined in its judgment that the applicants must have known
Hillmont Partners’ Associate Partner Serhii Kalchenko is invited to join the OSCE/ODIHR Expert Team