Director, Head of Legal Services
KPMG in Ukraine
Yuriy has more than 12 years of experience in providing legal services to international and Ukrainian clients.
Yuriy’s main areas of expertise include corporate, labor and contract law, land law and natural resources. He assisted and advised leading international and domestic companies on various sophisticated issues in relation to M&A deals, privatization tenders, corporate and business restructuring in Ukraine, commercial and administrative disputes.
Yuriy has significant experience in supporting and consulting clients on purchase and business structuring, financing and profit distribution, investment repatriation, JV arrangements, reorganization, assets, contracts, licenses and staff transfer. Moreover, Yuriy develops complex legal defense strategies, representation in court of all instances and arbitration, support in enforcement proceedings.
Yuriy’s industry specialization includes energy, oil & gas, agricultural sectors, automotive industry, as well as consumer market. Yuriy participates in the international arbitrations as a leading expert in Ukrainian legislation.
According to the «Ukrainian Law Firms 2016» Handbook, Yuriy Katser is recognized as a leading counsel on complex M&A issues and corporate restructuring, as well as the specialist in energy and natural resources sectors.
Yuriy is recognized in “Yurydychna gazeta” ranking “Clients’ choice, 100 best lawyers in Ukraine 2017”, as well as recognized among practice leaders in energy and natural resources sector.
Yuriy Katser is mentioned among leading lawyers according to the ranking Best Lawyers 2017-2018.