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New Head of Central European Desk at Spenser and Kauffmann

New Head of Central European Desk at Spenser and Kauffmann


Spenser & Kauffmann has announced that Petr Malecek has joined its team as Counsel, Head of Central European Desk.

According to Spenser & Kauffmann, "Petr Malecek has 25 years of experience in international law and finance as both an investment banker and a lawyer with firsthand experience in various financial centers including Tokyo, London and across Europe having advised governments, corporate entities and financial institutions."

Until 2012 Malacek was a Partner at CMS Cameron McKenna and led the firm's banking practice in several CEE jurisdictions. His areas of expertise include advising on privatizations, financings, acquisitions, disputes, and asset recovery. 

Spenser & Kauffmann reports that Malacek graduated from the University of Waterloo in Canada, the College of Law, London, and Nottingham Trent University Law School in the United Kingdom. He is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and successfully completed the Registered Representative Exam, Securities and Future's Authority, City of London. 

"We believe that by joining our firm as Counsel, Head of Central European Desk, Petr Malecek will broaden the horizons of our team and allow us to provide our clients with additional resources and expertise, wherever they are and whatever deal we are structuring for them," said Valentyn Zagariya, Spenser & Kauffmann Managing Partner. "Petr’s outstanding expertise in banking and finance, cross-border M&A, and English law will be used to strengthen the practices of the firm and enable us to provide our clients with exceptional support and tailor-made solutions within their M&A transactions, debt restructuring and any other deals structured under English law."

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AVELLUM is a leading Ukrainian full service law firm with a key focus on Finance, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Tax, and Antitrust.

Our aim is to be the firm of choice for large businesses and financial institutions in respect of their most important and challenging transactions.

We build lasting relationships with our clients and make them feel secure in new uncertain economic and legal realities.

We incorporate the most advanced Western legal techniques and practices into our work. By adding our first-hand knowledge, broad industry experience, and unparalleled level of service we deliver the best results to our clients in their business endeavours. Our partners are taking an active role in every transaction and ensure smooth teamwork.

AVELLUM is recognised as one of the leading law firms in Ukraine by various international and Ukrainian legal editions (Chambers, The Legal500, IFLR1000, The Ukrainian Law Firms, and others).

Firm's website: www.avellum.com


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