Partner, Attorney-at-Law

Volodymyr
Igonin

Experience

More than 15 years of practical experience in handling complex projects and leading transactions to successful completion.

Effective negotiator: his great interest in the game theory helps him find “non-zero-sum” solutions.

Evangelist of best practices in corporate governance, Board Member of Corporate Governance Professional Association.

Legal advisor to several industry committees of the European Business Association (EBA).

Co-founder of Urban Space 500.

Active member of the Committee on corporate law & stock markets of the Ukrainian Bar Association.

Recognition

  • Chambers Global 2019-2022 recognises Volodymyr Igonin as a corporate / M&A practitioner for "client-oriented approach and excellent analytical skills.”

  • Chambers Europe 2019-2021 names Volodymyr among corporate / M&A experts.

  • Legal 500 recommends Volodymyr Igonin as a specialist in restructuring, since 2022 – in Commercial, Corporate and M&A.

  • Who's Who Legal M&A and Governance 2022 recognises Volodymyr as a corporate governance/ M&A expert.

  • Client's choice. Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine 2018 recognises Volodymyr as an expert in corporate governance.

  • Ukraіnіan Law Fіrms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2012-2018 puts Volodymyr Igonin on the list of best experts in dedicated practices and industries, such as telecommunications, media and technologies.

  • Yurydychna Gazeta 2020 has listed Volodymyr as a leading practitioner in the field of Corporate / M&A.

  • Top 100 best lawyers of Ukraine. Client's Choice by Yurydychna Gazeta listed volodymyr in 2020 – as a leading practitioner in the field of Corporate / M&A, in 2022 – as a leader in agribusiness and land law.

Practice

Corporate and M&A,
Agribusiness,
Telecommunications, Media & Technology

Lifestyle

Practicing to negotiate with artificial intelligence

Life credo

«We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars»

Oscar Wilde

selected projects

Publications

11/10/2022

Since 1991, the Ukrainian economy has remarkably transformed from its Soviet model to a modern and free market one. Still, thousands of enterprises remain in state and municipal ownership. The Government is interested in handing over publicly owned assets to effective private owners for future investment and development.

Volodymyr Igonin, Anatoliy Pashynskyi

10/06/2022

Years of occupation of Ukraine by russia, whatever form it happened in, made Ukraine look close to russia in all senses to the rest of the world. International businesses considered this closeness as a marker to optimize operations in Eastern Europe. In management terms, it often resulted in direct reporting of Ukrainians to russian offices instead of headquarters. In legal terms, the result was often the corporate control of russian units of multinational corporations over Ukrainian units or other forms of control such as IP licensing...

Artem Shmatov, Volodymyr Igonin

17/04/2022

Q&A provides an overview of Corporate Governance laws and regulations applicable in Ukraine

Anatoliy Pashynskyi , Volodymyr Igonin

31/01/2022