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Max Lebedev

GOLAW Partner Max Lebedev is the Head of Private clients as well as Corporate law and M&A practices. He successfully consults foreign companies and local business on the issues of entering the Ukrainian market, business restructuring, and investment protection. Max is also actively developing the practice of green energy and already has successful experience in realisation of a number projects in this field.

Max Lebedev’s transaction experience comprises the provision of full support of deals on the purchase or sale of assets in Ukraine, including conducting due diligence, taxation and corporate structuring of investment involving foreign jurisdictions, and carrying out currency transactions.
Also, Max’s core areas of activity include the construction of international models of business and asset ownership in Ukraine and abroad, creation of personal holding structures (using trusts, private trust companies, and funds), trading companies, and development of mechanisms for transferring the capital and business to heirs. Max Lebedev’s exclusive achievement is the establishment of family offices for several wealthy families in Ukraine.

As an advisor of foreign investors, Max represents clean and renewable energy developers, lenders , contractors and related companies on the entire lifecycle of the RES (Renewable energy systems) projects. He provides pioneering advice and guidance on efficient corporate structures, tax strategies, appropriate debt and equity financing models, environmental law, regulatory and risk management issues. Max’s transactional experience includes a full legal support of the RES projects’ implementation in the field of solar and wind energy and he has an exclusive experience of supporting a large scale project of biomass power plant construction.

In 2018, Max Lebedev was elected as a Board member of the European-Ukrainian Energy Agency and Сo-chair of the Solar Energy Subgroup.

  • Education

    • Law Faculty of the National Aviation University, Master’s Degree
    • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, University of London (United Kingdom)
  • Recognitions

    Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2021 - received an individual recognition in the field of Employment law;

    The Legal 500 EMEA 2020 - recommended in: Energy, Commercial, corporate and M&A, Private clients, Real estate and construction, Banking, Finance and Capital Markets;

    Ukrainian Law firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2019 - received an individual recognition in Energy & Natural Resources practice area;

    50 leading law firms of Ukraine 2020 - recommended among the best lawyers in Ukraine in the filed of Energy.

  • Membership

    • International Bar Association (IBA)
    • Ukrainian National Bar Association (UNBA)
    • American Chamber of Commerce (ACC)
    • European Business Association (EBA)
  • Languages

    Ukrainian, Russian, English

Max Lebedev Max Lebedev Partner, Head of Corporate Law and M&A practice, Attorney at law
19B Instytutska ​street, Office 29 Kyiv Ukraine 01021
+38 044 581 1220 m.lebedev@golaw.ua

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