Sergei Konnov is the firm’s senior partner and advises across a wide range of legal disciplines.
Sergei couples a rare academic mind with a rich curiosity about the community around him. He is deeply involved in the Ukrainian and international legal communities, and since 2007 he serves as President of the Ukrainian Bar Association. In addition, he is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and of the American Bar Association (ABA). Sergei was awarded the diploma of the Higher Qualification Commission of Advocacy of Ukraine, granted an honorary award “The Badge of Honour of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine”, member of the National Commission on Strengthening of Democracy and Consolidation of Rule of Law under the authority of the President of Ukraine and was elected a member of the Public Board of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine and Secretary of the Ukrainian Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).
In 2008 Sergei Konnov was named The Lawyer of the Year in accordance to "Yuridicheskaya Practika".
Sergei brings a rich humanity and professionalism to his work, and can be an invaluable support during negotiations, strategic planning or the management of legal exigencies. His sense of calm and incisive thinking offers constant reassurance in even the most demanding of legal situations.
He advises clients on important issues of corporate law, M&A, foreign investments. Sergei emphasizes legal and organisational support for commercial projects in Ukraine and abroad.