We have a unique German-speaking consulting competence, with German-speaking experts who have solid experience providing legal advice to companies from Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Via our German Desk and a network of partner law firms that we have built up and tested over many years, we make our experience available for clients in all countries of our presence.
German Desk at INTEGRITES is headed by Senior Partner and Head of international offices – Dr. Julian Ries. He is a German qualified lawyer and business mediator. His experience includes advising companies from various sectors such as agriculture, automotive industry, renewable energy, particularly in the areas of corporate, commercial, labour and tax law. Together with partners from other offices and practice groups at INTEGRITES, he is the key contact for all questions relating to commercial law. After more than 10 years working on site in Ukraine and Russia, Julian Ries is now based in Munich / Landsberg am Lech. He is available for meetings in Munich, Berlin, Frankfurt, Vienna, Zurich, as well as in Kyiv, Moscow, Almaty and Nur-Sultan (Astana).
Dr. Oleksiy Feliv is Managing partner at INTEGRITES and Co-head of the German Desk based in Kyiv, Ukraine. As a recognized legal practitioner with over 15 years of experience, he supervises projects for key clients coming from German-speaking countries. Dr. Feliv offers comprehensive German-speaking legal advice to international companies with his primary focus being on large-scale projects related to natural resources, energy and particularly renewables. Oleksiy’s professional background involves working at Frankfurt and Munich offices of Beiten Burkhardt law firm. He successfully completed LL.M at the University of Münster (Germany) and obtained a doctorate degree at the University of Regensburg (Germany). Oleksiy Feliv is available for meetings in Ukraine, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Vasyl Yurmanovych is Counsel in the Corporate and M&A practice at INTEGRITES. With 13 years of experience as a legal practitioner, he has been providing complex German-speaking legal consultations in corporate, labour, tax and commercial law to a number of international clients. He is involved in corporate finance, governance, restructuring and investment projects as well as in a number of M&A transactions. Vasyl obtained LL.M degree at the University of Giessen, Germany. He started his career at the Kyiv office of Beiten Burkhardt law firm. Prior to joining INTEGRITES, Vasyl Yurmanovych worked at the international law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel. Vasyl Yurmanovych is available for meetings in Kyiv (Ukraine).
Olena Savchuk is a Senior Associate in the Banking and Finance practice at INTEGRITES. She focuses on international project financing, including syndicated financing, domestic and cross-border financing, including FX and regulatory aspects, as well as related licensing and regulatory matters.
Olena’s experience includes working for a range of German clients, namely, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, Euler Hermes, Landesbank Berlin, Deutsche Bank, Schmitz Cargobull, SIXT, Beiersdorf, Kaercher and others.
She has been recognized by Legal500 EMEA 2019 in Banking Finance and Capital Markets as “Next Generation Partners” for “accurate' advice”.