Insolvency in Ukraine
Horizon Office Towers, 13th floor, office D, 42-44 Shovkovychna St, Kyiv, 01024
Selepey, Volkovetsky and Partners (SVP) was founded in 2008.
In 2019 SVP came up with a new business strategy having launched a number of innovative legal products and services. As for now Selepey, Volkovetsky and Partners is a boutique law firm specializing in revitalization of legally distressed assets conducted by providing advanced legal solutions, thus attracting funding for projects and making assets industry compliant. We bring value to visionary Ukrainian businesses, delivering growth opportunities introduced by revitalized risk-free assets ready for acquisition. SVP is a commended law firm in the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe 2019 report in the “New Products and Services” category.
The Insolvency team of SVP is one of the most notable in the firm. It works predominantly with distressed assets of large and mid-sized companies and private clients and leads them all the way to legal & financial revitalization by using restructuring and insolvency procedures as tools, along with DR instruments.
Our capabilities in Insolvency practice include:
- Strategies for bankruptcy and debt restructuring
- Loan-to-own strategies
- Representation of debtor and creditor in insolvency procedures
- Bankruptcy litigation
- Out-of-court restructuring and recapitalization. Pre-negotiation workouts
- Investigation into asset misappropriation in bankruptcy procedures
- Third-party funding for bankruptcy and debt restructuring
- Leveraging the value of distressed assets of bankrupt companies
The firm’s deep expertise in insolvency and dispute resolution helps our clients solve highly complex business matters.
We mainly deal with cases, that are innovative in terms of legal solutions, form of client engagement and connectivity between stakeholders.
SVP lawyers have a range of business advisory and crisis management skills to navigate clients through situations involving distressed companies.
With a deep understanding of the legal, political and social risks present in Ukraine, we also support foreign companies looking to enter the market and do business in our country. We assist this process by helping locate assets in multiple Ukrainian market sectors that could be attractive to visionary businesses and international investors seeking growth opportunities.
Selepey, Volkovetsky & Partners was recognized by IFLR1000 in Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice in 2019 and 2020.
In 2019 and 2020 Selepey, Volkovetsky & Partners has been recommended by Legal 500 in the following practice areas: Dispute resolution, Private client.Show more +
Andriy Selepey got a degree in international law in 2004. He is a founding partner of Selepey, Volkovetsky & Partners since 2008.
Presently Andriy co-heads firm’s insolvency & restructuring practice and dispute resolution practice. He also specializes in real estate and corporate law. Within these practice areas he is in charge of elaboration of entire strategies for each new project handled by the firm.
Andriy applies and promotes his method of multi-scenario legal strategies, which has proven to be efficient in several high-risk bankruptcy & litigation projects. The mentioned approach allows SVP to overcome risks connected with rule of law being in the initial stage of formation in Ukraine (including corruption & government pressure risks).
Andriy Selepey together with Yaroslav Volkovetsky are co-authors of the firm’s innovative product in revitalization of distressed assets, which has become the corner stone of the firm’s new business strategy. The product has had a huge impact on providing access to justice to those business owners, who became victims of hostile takeovers and other rude infringements of property rights.
Andriy actively promotes change in legal profession. In 2018 he got an MBA degree having devoted his research to the topic of change of legal profession and transformation of law firms. In the result, work of lawyers in SVP has become part of wider logic of full revitalization of legally destressed assets. Selepey, Volkovetsky & Partners has become united by the firm’s new mission of “Revitalizing Ukraine”.
Andriy Selepey works with large projects on full revitalization of legally distressed assets, which usually last for 3-5 years and are followed with high risk and complexity.Show more +