REAL ESTATE/LAND LAW IS ONE OF THE OLDEST AND STABLE PRACTICES OF THE FIRM. OVER A NUMBER OF YEARS, COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO RESOLVING COMPLEX LEGAL ISSUES ALLOWS THE FIRM TO BE A PERMANENT ADVISOR TO GOVERNMENTS OF OTHER COUNTRIES AS WELL AS MAJOR INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC COMPANIES.

CONTACTS

SERGII KOZIAKOV, PARTNER             s.koziakov@kievbarrister.com
ANDRIY KARNAUKHOV, PARTNER   a.karnaukhov@kievbarrister.com
NATALIIA ISAKHANOVA, PARTNER  n.isakhanova@kievbarrister.com

Lawyers of Sergii Koziakov and Partners provide due diligence of real estate, structuring and support of transactions on disposal or acquisition of property rights, legal protection of property rights as well as legal academic expertise on these issues.

In 2018, 2019 partner Andriy Karnaukhov recognized as one of the leaders in the practice of “Construction and Real Estate” according to the study of the Legal Newspaper “Client Choice. 100 best lawyers of Ukraine”.

EXPERIENCE

The Firm lawyers advised and provided legal support on the following projects:

  • acquisition of participatory interest to the extent of one hundred percent of the “Ukrainian Commercial Real Estate” Limited Liability Company;
  • privatization “Radar” plant real property (Kiev);
  • legal due diligences of dozens of domestic enterprises and their assets;
  • investment projects of foreign investment enterprise “McDonald’s Ukraine Ltd.” on construction and operation of fast food restaurants and “Khreschatyk Plaza” business center, including participation in negotiations with lessors and sellers of real property (land plots and buildings), due diligence of title documents, transaction structuring, drafting contracts and transaction support and state registration of real estate;
  • negotiating and legal support in transactions of real estate acquisition to create food supermarket chain “MEGAMARKET”.
  • negotiating, drafting documents and supervising shopping centers construction in Ukraine.
  • all legal issues related to the construction and operation of warehouse and office space AVON Cosmetics Ukraine in Kyiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Odessa, Kharkiv, Donetsk;
  • Ukrainian real estate development company transactions on real property acquisition through purchasing corporate rights of the companies-owners of real estate or through acquisition of these properties;
  • acquisition of assets of woodworking and furniture plants in Zakarpattia region by “Swedwood” company (producing department of ІKEA Group);
  • advising, conducting legal due diligence, structuring the acquisition of assets of the Open Joint Stock Company “Crimea Titan” in the interests of the British industrial and financial group;
  • advising, conducting legal due diligence, structuring the acquisition of assets of the Open Joint Stock Company “Kharkov Tractor Plant” in the interests of the Russian industrial and financial group “Basic Element”;
  • advising, conducting legal due diligence of title to real estate, structuring the acquisition of real estate to build the embassy of an Asian country;
  • acquisition of land plot in Kiev for a five-star hotel construction;
  • legal support in concluding more than 500 transactions involving the acquisition of land plots and their further consolidation with subsequent construction of cottage settlements in Kiev region;
  • development of “Shvydko” chain restaurants (construction);

LEGAL ACADEMIC EXPERTISE 

  • legal expert opinion regarding the legal status of real estate in Ukraine on behalf of the claimant in proceedings at the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce between the lessor (UK) and the lessee (Austria).