Andriy Karnaukhov has more than 20 year experience in Real Estate, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Foreign Investments, Cross-Border Transactions and Optimizing Management, Banking and Corporate Finance, Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property and Litigation, admitted to the Ukrainian Association of Lawyers and Ukrainian National Bar Association.



In 2018-2021 recognized as one of the leaders in practices “Construction and Real Estate”, “Corporate Law”, “International law” according to research of the Legal Newspaper “Client’s Choice. 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine”, and included in the list of Top-100 Lawyers of Ukraine – 2020, 2021.

Andriy also recognized as leading lawyer in corporate law practice by Best Lawyers 2021, one of leading lawyers of Ukraine in intellectual property law according to the international ranking The Legal 500 – 2021.


Andriy Karnaukhov has extensive legal experience of working in Legal Departments of large multinational companies operating in Ukraine. During 1996-2000 Andriy Karnaukhov headed legal department of McDonald’s Ukraine Ltd.

Andriy Karnaukhov has been practicing law since 2000. In 2005 – 2008 Andriy Karnaukhov was a Partner of Volkov and Partners Law Firm, and from September 2008 to November 2010 was a Partner of Volkov Koziakov and Partners Law Firm.


Andriy Karnaukhov represented interests of the State of Ukraine, its ministries, Ukrainian and foreign clients and organizations, leaded the projects for such companies as “Podilsky cement” (privatization), McDonald’s Ukraine Ltd, “Phobos” (corporate affairs, consolidation of assets), “IKEA Ukraine” (corporate relations, real estate), “Crimean Titan” (corporate relations, privatization); financial Group “Base Element” (corporate relations, mergers and acquisitions), Embassy of the Republic of Korea (real estate and construction); Agro-industrial Holding “Astarta-Kyiv” (banking and corporate financing of Ukrainian producers); Wells Fargo Bank (financing Ukrainian producers); Societe General (financing Ukrainian Producers), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (financing Ukrainian producers); Representative of “Kookmin Bank” (corporate relations), UNDP (funded public utilities) as well as consolidation assets and corporate restructuring of agricultural and energy sector enterprises.


Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University,  Law Department, Master of International Law.


Ukrainian, Russian, English.