Olena Kuchynska has been appointed the new Managing Partner of the Kinstellar’s Kyiv office.
Kuchynska takes over from departing Kostiantyn Likarchuk, who, the firm reports, “oversaw the emergence of Kinstellar as one of Ukraine’s leading legal practices since our entry into the Ukrainian legal market in 2016.”
Kuchynska, who has nearly 20 years of experience, leads Kinstellar’s Energy and Corporate practices in Kyiv. According to Kinstellar, she “will be supported in her new role by Partner Iryna Nikolayevska, who heads the Corporate, M&A, and Compliance practice."
Kuchynska holds an LL.M. from the Central European University in Budapest and a Specialist degree in Law from the National University of Ostroh Academy. Before joining Kinstellar in 2016, she spent two years as a project officer with the OSCE, almost a year and a half with the Silecky law firm, and eight and a half years with Baker McKenzie.
“I am grateful to the firm’s management for their confidence in me to take on this new challenge and responsibility,” commented Kuchynska. “With our incredibly talented, dynamic, and dedicated team in Kyiv, we will continue to deliver the top-quality support our clients expect from us as we strive to take the Kinstellar Ukraine practice to a new level of success.”
“The firm has tremendous confidence in our outstanding Kyiv team and we remain committed to supporting them as we continue to expand our full-service regional offering to clients across our ten jurisdictions,” commented Patrik Bolf, Kinstellar's Global Managing Partner.