Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, has strengthened its Energy practice with the promotion of Maksym Sysoiev to partner. Based in Kyiv, he will focus on further developing and enhancing Dentons’ energy capabilities and offering in Ukraine.
Maksym Sysoiev has more than 10 years of practical experience in Ukrainian energy sector. He regularly advises foreign and local companies with respect to various legal issues, including local and cross-border transactions, and represents clients’ interests before Ukrainian State authorities.
He is has deep industry experience in both conventional and renewable energy sectors. He is a member of the Ukrainian Bioenergy Association and a member of the board of the Ukrainian Wind Energy Association. He served as the Co-Chair of the European Business Association Fuel & Energy Committee in 2016-2018, and currently co-chairs the Energy Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.
Oleg Batyuk, Dentons Ukraine Managing Partner, commented: “Maksym’s admission to the Dentons partnership reflects his devotion to clients, deep knowledge of complex regulations, thorough understanding of the pulse of the Ukrainian energy market, as well as his commitment to the legal community. I am delighted to congratulate him on achieving this important career milestone.”
Maksym Sysoiev commented on his appointment, ‘‘I am honored to be a partner in the world’s largest law firm. I look forward to working with my colleagues here in Ukraine and around the globe to further develop our Energy practice and provide top quality service to our clients.’’
Dentons has announced the promotion of 20 new partners from across continental Europe and Central Asia. The new partners represent a range of practices, sectors and industries. Reflecting the diversity of the Firm, in the 2020 promotion cycle, six out of the 20 promotions (30%) were women, and the new partners represent eight different nationalities.
“In these challenging times, it is more important than ever to stay true to our strategy and our values, and that includes developing, nurturing and recognizing top talent,” said Tomasz Dąbrowski, Dentons Europe CEO. “I am delighted to congratulate these outstanding lawyers on reaching this important career milestone. Their well-deserved promotions reflect the strong performance of our business over the last year and our long-term optimism for the future.”
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