Practices

Real estate & Infrastructure

Overview

We provide our clients with tailored turnkey solutions for their sophisticated requests on land, real estate, construction, and infrastructure matters based on our expertise and profound understanding of the Ukrainian industries’ specifics.

By integrating our deep practical and academic knowledge, including law drafting experience, we provide the most convenient, forward-looking, and up-to-date advice, especially regarding the dynamic modification of Ukrainian legislation. Our clients rely on us to stay abreast of the most recent legal and commercial developments to catch valuable and unique opportunities successfully.

We are honored to be the trusted advisors to major Ukrainian and international businesses, as well as to work side-by-side with leading international law firms on our cross-border projects.

We help our clients to:

  • negotiate, draft, and execute all types of agreements for infrastructure projects, including construction (both FIDIC-based and non-FIDIC-based), concession, or other PPP agreements
  • acquire or lease state-owned assets through the public auctions
  • streamline infrastructure planning, development, corporate and project financing, acquisitions, and exits
  • do due diligence of, enlarge, improve, manage, systematize, and implement preventive anti-raider measures for their assets
  • check the land banks based on a comprehensive methodology identifying 325 potential standard risks and provide the practical solutions on their remedying
  • navigate efficiently through all the stages of the construction process, from land plot allotment to commissioning and registration of ownership rights to a building
  • smoothly pass all permitting and other regulatory procedures in the course of a project’s life cycle

Key experience

Establishing campus in historic Kyiv River Port building

Legal advisor to American University Kyiv

Investment in Allseeds and due diligence of land bank

16

Mln USD

Legal advisor to Diligent Capital Partners

Acquisition of a container terminal in Chornomorsk Sea Port

291

Mln USD

Legal advisor to Global Ports

Сollaboration with General Electric

1

Bln USD

Legal advisor to JSC “Ukrzaliznytsia”

Acquisition of a 100% stake in Rise Group

300

Mln USD

Legal advisor to Ukrlandfarming

Acquisition of a stake in a terminal operating company in Odesa Sea Port from CMA CGM Group

100

Mln USD

Legal advisor to China Merchants Port

Acquisition of 100% of shares in Rail Transit Kargo Ukraine

64

Mln USD

Legal advisor to Kernel

Construction of a real estate complex in the centre of Kyiv in the form of a joint investment with a business partner

Legal advisor to A-Development, one of the leading Ukrainian developers

Senior secured loan for construction and operation of a 112.5 MW wind farm

136

Mln EUR

Legal advisor to EBRD and Proparco

Legal advisor to Kernel

155

Mln USD

Acquisition of 100% of shares in a large farming business with 190,000 ha of land

Sale of Karavan Hypermarket chain to Auchan Group

Legal advisor to sellers

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Posted on July 6, 2022

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AVELLUM provided full legal support to American University Kyiv in establishing campus in historic Kyiv River Port building

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AVELLUM is pleased to announce that our partner Maksym Maksymenko, a Head of Real Estate and Infrastructure, has been elected as the Co-Chair of the Chamber Infrastructure Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Ukraine. In his new role, Maksym will work alongside other committee members to promote the development of Ukraine’s infrastructure […]

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Posted on July 6, 2022

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Key contacts

MAKSYM MAKSYMENKO

Partner

mmaksymenko@avellum.com

Team

MYKOLA STETSENKO

Managing Partner

mstetsenko@avellum.com

Real estate & Infrastructure

Practices

YULIIA PIDLISNA

Managing Associate

ypidlisna@avellum.com

ROSTYSLAV MUSHKA

Senior Associate

rmushka@avellum.com

INNA ERBELIDZE

Senior Associate

ierbelidze@avellum.com

GALYNA VDOVENKO

Associate

gvdovenko@avellum.com

Industry

Blockchain and digital assets

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Industries

Industrial and Manufacturing

We have substantial experience advising clients in various sectors of the industrial and manufacturing business, including metals, chemicals, building materials and construction.

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