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Oleksiy Didkovskiy

Oleksiy Didkovskiy

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Profile Overview

Oleksiy focuses on international arbitration and cross-border litigation, corporate and M&A, and GR.


  • highly regarded lawyer in M&A and private equity, IFLR1000 2020
  • an eminent practitioner in corporate/M&A, Chambers Global 2020
  • an eminent practitioner in corporate/M&A, Chambers Europe 2020
  • leading lawyer in commercial, corporate and M&A; dispute resolution, The Legal 500: EMEA 2020
  • recommended expert for Telecom & Media, Who’s Who Legal: Data 2020
  • highly experienced professional in M&A, Who’s Who Legal: M&A 2019
  • recognized lawyer for corporate, M&A, information technology, investment, litigation, project finance and development, and telecommunications, Best Lawyers 2020
  • notable practitioner in corporate/M&A and litigation, Ukrainian Law Firms 2019. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
  • one of the world’s leading practitioners in Government Contracts, Who’s Who Legal: Government Contracts 2019
  • one of the best experts in Ukraine for technology, media and telecommunications, Guide to the World’s Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers (Expert Guides) 2015
  • holder of the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Award 2014 (Litigation, Ukraine)
  • shortlisted as The Best European Managing Partner of the Year, The Lawyer European Awards 2014
  • The Best Law Firm Partner of the Year, Legal Awards 2013
  • one of the Top 25 leading lawyers in Ukraine, Ukrainian Law Firms 2011. A Handbook for Foreign Clients

Languages: English, Ukrainian, Russian


Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National University, 1996


Representative experience:

advised VimpelCom, a leading international telecommunications holding and a parent of the leading Ukrainian mobile telecom operator Kyivstar, on a 2.2 billion USD Eurobond issue by its subsidiary VimpelCom Holdings B.V.;

advised Telenor, a major shareholder of the leading Ukrainian mobile operator Kyivstar G.S.M., on corporate governance issues, dealt with litigations commenced by Alfa Group and its affiliates in Ukraine;

advised ED&F Man Holdings, a major global supplier of food, feeds, and biofuels, on the acquisition and operation of its sugar production facilities in Ukraine, including the associated corporate, regulatory, and litigation issues, including defending the company's interests against abusive litigation brought about by other shareholders;

advised Molson Coors Brewing Company, one of the world's largest beer companies, on various Ukrainian corporate law issues, including those related to the establishment and operation of a Ukrainian subsidiary;

advised EDB, a major IT group in the Nordic countries, on various Ukrainian law issues relating to its subsidiaries;

advised Credit Agricole in connection with the collection of a large debt in Ukraine, including in the associated litigation and enforcement proceedings;

advised AT&T in connection with licensing and compliance requirements under Ukrainian telecommunications laws;

advised Philip Morris Ukraine on various privacy issues under Ukrainian law;

advised a leading international steel trader on litigation and a leading international grain trader on the recognition and enforcement of an arbitral award in Ukraine;

advised a global provider of electronic engineering and network solutions in connection with the international restructuring of the company, including for its subsidiaries in Ukraine;

advised a major Ukrainian pharmaceutical company on the corporate, employment, and competition law issues related to company restructuring, as well as the international debt and equity fund raising perspectives.

Awards, Honors & Memberships

Membership and activities:

International Bar Association
Ukrainian Bar Association
Kyiv Region Bar Association