French Desk at INTEGRITES is represented by the group of qualified legal professionals who offer comprehensive French-speaking legal expertise and assistance in project implementation in Ukraine.
They have been supporting clients from a wide variety of industries, in particular, energy, natural resources, agri & food, retail. The French Desk maintains long-standing relationships with a number of law firms across the world. It allows INTEGRITES to assist clients in all countries of the firm’s presence and in other jurisdictions.
Auchan, Leroy Merlin, Credit Agricole, Voodoo, Gefco, Limagrain, Saint-Gobain Construction Products, Savencia, Servier, Eurocape, Club Med, Pernod Ricard, Sovecope, Wartsila.
French Desk at INTEGRITES is managed by Partner and Head of Corporate and M&A, Illya Tkachuk. He is the main contact at INTEGRITES for all clients looking for legal advice in French language. Illya has 13 years of legal practice and profound experience supporting companies from the French-speaking countries. He specializes in investment projects, cross-border transactions, commercial and corporate law, M&A, securities, compliance and employment matters. Before joining INTEGRITES, Illya Tkachuk took the positions of Partner and Head of Corporate and M&A at the Ukrainian office of Jeantet law firm (France). His earlier career includes working in Gide Loyrette Nouel office in Ukraine.
Olena Perepelynska, Partner and Head of International Arbitration at INTEGRITES, is a recognized legal expert both in Ukraine and worldwide. Having 17 years of experience, she represents French-speaking clients in international commercial arbitration and litigation as well as advise on issues related to international trade. Her industry focus is agribusiness, oil and gas, banking and finance.
Since 2003, she has participated as counsel and arbitrator in over 120 arbitral proceedings in more than 10 jurisdictions under various arbitration rules.