MEET THE TEAM

SERGIY PORTNOY
CO-FOUNDER, PARTNER

Office: Odessa, Ukraine
Experience: Sergiy has more than 15 years of legal experience assisting foreign and domestic investors with acquisitions of Ukrainian projects. He focuses on development, infrastructure, agriculture and IT projects. Prior to running Actis Law Firm he spent more than 8 years with one of the leading international law firms and latest 4 years managing private legal practice. He is well regarded professional in the area of real estate and infrastructure projects and is actively involved in law-making initiatives in the above areas.
Education: Odessa National University
Practice areas: Real estate and land law, infrastructure and construction, IT & high tech.

KONSTANTIN SILKIN
CO-FOUNDER, PARTNER, LL.M

Office: Kyiv, Ukraine
Experience: Konstantin gained his diverse legal experience working in Kyiv offices of BIG 4 consulting companies - EY and PWC, as well as in classical Big Law - Baker&McKenzie, where his core competence areas where consulting clients on Corporate and M&A matters, land law and real estate issues, labour and regulatory aspects of business, as well as tax law and litigation. For the last three years Konstantin was working for the ministry of Justice of Ukraine where as the Deputy Head of the State Enforcement Department he implemented the element of complex judiciary reform and has successfully intorduced a private enforcmenet institution to the Ukrainian legal system.
Education: LL.M, Central European University
Practice areas : Corporate and commercial law, M&A, real estate and land law, labour law, tax and litigation University (Budapest, Hungary)

Nick Bryanskiy
COUNSEL, HEAD OF CALGARY OFFICE

Office: Calgary, Canada
Experience: Nick has diverse experience as a Canadian and international lawyer in major fields of business law, such as corporate, commercial, tax and labour. Last ten years Nick focused on supporting Canadian energy companies as specialized legal counsel on oil and gas and power projects in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Kenya, Nigeria, Oman, Sudan, Libya, Iran, China, Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and other former Soviet Union countries. As a respected international energy lawyer, Nick sits on the board of directors of Russian and Canadian oil and gas companies.
Education: University of Alberta, Masters in International Public Law (Leiden, Netherlands), LL.M, Central European University, LL.M
Practice areas: Cross-border transactions, commercial and corporate law, oil and gas, energy and regulatory law, M&A, real estate and labour law.

OLEKSANDR USOVYCH
COUNSEL, ATTORNEY AT LAW

Office: Kyiv, Ukraine
Experience: Oleksandr has more than 16 years of experience as an defence attorney and was involved in a number of high-profile cases (such as Oleksandr Martynenko case). Prior to joining ACTIS he was working with Attorneys At Law "Attorney Cherezov and Partners", where he was a partner. Oleksandr specialises in white collar crimes, criminal investigations, commercial and civil litigation, as well as in arbitration issues.
Education: Odessa National University
Practice areas: White collar crimes, commercial/civil litigation, arbitration, criminal proceedings.

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