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Roman SYVYY Roman SYVYY Managing partner, Attorney-at-law at LawWhales Law Firm


Lviv Ivan Franko National University, Faculty of Law (Master of Law); Institute of Private Law and Enterprise of NALS of Ukraine (PhD).


Professional experience:

Roman Syvyy has experience of representing Ukrainian and foreign clients in M&A deals, foreign investments attracting, acquisition and structuring of their assets and business.

His main specialty areas are corporate law, corporate governance, M&A, antitrust and securities. Roman has success in advising his clients on tax, land and banking issues, as well as in carrying out the legal support of projects in the spheres of real estate, construction and investments. General amount of investments projects and M&A deals supported by Roman constitutes over USD 730 million. In the period of 2009 — 2012 Roman was a member of the Management Board of PJSC Concern Galnaftogaz. He is an author of over 60 publications in the field of law, including company law textbook. Roman is a member of Consulting Expert Group at the State Commission for Securities and Stock Market and an arbiter of Arbitration Court at All-Ukrainian Investments Association.

Practice Areas:

Corporate Law, M&A, Foreign Jurisdictions and Assets Structuring, International Financing and Foreign Investments, Real Estate and Construction, Land, Antitrust (Competition), Banking and Finance



Ukrainian, Russian, English

LawWhales, Attorneys Association

24/1 Pylypa Orlyka Street,
Kiev, 01601, Ukraine
+380 44 590 5842
+380 44 590 5831

LawWhales is a cohesive team of professionalsproviding high quality legal services for entrepreneurs both in Ukraine and abroad. Having successfully combined great practical experience and innovative approach, often at the intersection of several branches of law and jurisdictions, we are confident that we can always provide our clients with the best possible solutions and competent legal support of any projects regardless of their complexity.

Our law firm provides legal services in many areas such as banking and finance law, antitrust  (competition) law, land law, foreign jurisdictions and assets structuring, intellectual property, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, customs law, international financing and foreign investments, real estate and construction, tax law, interaction with law-enforcement and regulatory bodies, debt restructuring and bankruptcy, court practice and mediation, labor law, as well as provision of complex legal support for companies at an on-retainer basis.

Detection and effective risk management, outcome orientation, integrity, strategic thinking and high standards in the rendering of legal services are our main priorities in our work with clients. 

We have a deep understanding that every project we are entrusted with is a unique one; hence, we strive to provide our clients with legal support in the shortest possible time. With this aim in mind we have established representation offices of LawWhales in the main regional centers of Ukraine, provided a translation center and established a broad network of contacts with foreign partners engaged in similar law practice in the UK, USA, Austria, Germany, Monaco, Hong Kong, Poland, Cyprus, BVI, Cayman Islands and other jurisdictions.

We believe that our clients deserve only the highest quality of legal services. Therefore, the lawyers of LawWhales work constantly on updating their knowledge base, finding new innovative solutions and professional development. We get regularly involved in professional events (forums, round tables, conferences), both as participants and as speakers, and the total number of research and practice papers written by our team members exceeds 150 publications on professional issues. In addition to the Ukrainian language, we also communicate with our clients in English, German, Polish and Russian.