Illya Tkachuk

Partner, Ukraine

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Illya Tkachuk

Partner, Ukraine

Professional Expertise 

  • Head of Corporate and M&A, Employment, Compliance
  • 14 years of experience with special focus on structuring and implementing foreign investment projects in various sectors
  • Experienced in start-up companies, setting up joint ventures, corporate restructuring, securities, as well as contract-related and labour matters
  • Lead of HR Club – regular discussion sessions with Ukrainian HR community on the new labour-related legislation

Industry Focus

  • Agriculture
  • Mineral resources
  • Energy
  • Retail & Distribution
  • Heavy industry


Acino, Air Products, ArcelorMittal, BGS, Concorde Capital, Eurocape/Longwing, Gefco, Hartmann Packaging, Logoplaste, Limagrain, Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, Saint-Gobain, Savencia Fromage & Dairy Europe, Sibelco, Vetropack. 

  • Professional Membership

Ukrainian Bar Association


  • Kyiv University of Law of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2007


  • Recognized in M&A, Best Lawyers 2022
  • Recognized as Leading Individual in Commercial, Corporate and M&A, recommended in Employment, The Legal500 EMEA 2021. The ranking says: “Illya Tkachuk is skilled in corporate solutions, attentive to the client matters and he understands the peculiarities of different industries”
  • Recognized as Band 4 in Corporate and M&A, Chambers Global 2021, Chambers Europe 2021. A source highlights his strong negotiations skills: “We had a few deadlock situations and he found the way out acceptable for all parties”. Another source adds:“He is focused on customer satisfaction. He always tries to be useful with propositions and recommendations”
  • Recognized as Highly regarded expert in M&A, Restructuring and insolvency, IFLR 1000 2021
  • Recognized as Global Leader in Capital Markets - Debt & Equity, Corporate Governance, M&A, Who’s Who Legal 2021
  • Recognized as Leader of Practice for Corporate, “Client’s choice. TOP 100 best lawyers of Ukraine – 2021” by Yurydychna Gazeta
  • Recognized as Leading Individual for Corporate and M&A and Notable practitioner in Labour & Employment, Ukrainian Law Firms 2021. A Handbook for Foreign Clients