Ihor Olekhov is a Partner in the Kyiv office of Baker & McKenzie specializing in the areas of banking and finance, financial services regulation, capital markets, tax and corporate finance law as well as aviation law.
Ihor Olekhov is experienced in advising on banking, corporate finance and tax law; structuring complex equity and debt transactions, financial services regulation and compliance work, tax planning advice and transfer pricing in international transactions as well as advising aircraft lessors and lessees in respect of operating aircraft in Ukraine. Ihor Olekhov has outstanding experience in advising clients on a wide range of banking & finance transactions, with a primary focus on establishment and acquisition of banks and financial institutions.
Ihor holds his master’s degree in international law from the Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, and his LL.M. degree with distinction from the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. He has also studied as a Hansard scholar at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He joined the Firm in 1998.
Ihor has advised clients on a broad range of corporate finance, tax and M&A transactions, including a landmark merger by way of accession of a Ukrainian bank to one of the largest banking and financial services groups in Europe. Ihor also represented buyers and sellers in acquisitions of a number of financial institutions, including Erste Group, BNP Paribas/UkrSibbank, Eurobank/Universal Bank, UniCredit Bank, PRAVEX-Bank, VAB Bank and others.
London School of Economics and Political Science (Research) (2002)
University of Edinburgh (LL.M.) (2002)
Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University (Master's degree Law) (1999)