Yuriy Petrenko

Managing Partner, Attorney, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine

Key Specialization

Dispute Resolution, GR

Specialization

Yuriy Petrenko has considerable experience in representing clients in courts of all instances in civil, economic, administrative and criminal cases under international arbitration and mediation procedures.

Mr. Petrenko provides legal support in difficult litigation, pre-trial and out-of-court disputes, as well as complex projects for national and international clients of the banking and financial sectors, retail & FMCG, the automotive industry, real estate and construction, heavy industry, energy.

Also, Yuriy Petrenko is an expert on financial restructuring, business protection, cross-border asset tracing, GR and PPP.

Recognitions

Chambers and Partners:

2018: Yuriy Petrenko recognized as one of the leading experts in the practice of dispute resolution.

2020: Yuriy Petrenko recognized as one of the leading experts in the practice of dispute resolution.

 

     Who’s Who Legal:

2018 - 2019: Yuriy Petrenko named one of the leading experts in the lawsuit.

 

     Legal 500:

2018: the company's expertise in dispute resolution is recognized as one of the leading in the Ukrainian legal market (Tier 3).

2019: the company's expertise in the practice of dispute resolution is recognized as one of the leading in the Ukrainian legal market (Tier 4), and Yuriy Petrenko is recommended as a leading specialist in the practice of dispute resolution.

2020: the company's expertise in the practice of White-Collar Crime is recognized as one of the leading in the Ukrainian legal market (Tier 2), and Yuriy Petrenko is recommended as a leading specialist in the practice of White-Collar Crime.

 

     Best Lawyers:

2013–2021: Yuriy Petrenko was recommended as one of the best lawyers in Ukraine in Litigation.

 

  IFLR 1000:

2013, 2017, 2019: the company is recognized as one of the leaders in the practice of financial and banking law, Yuriy Petrenko has been the head of the expert group on customer support with bad debts for a long time.

 

     Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients (annual study by the Legal Practice Publishing House):

2008: the company's expertise was noted in the areas of administrative process, bankruptcy and litigation, Yuriy Petrenko also received personal recommendations in the practice of administrative process, bankruptcy and litigation.

2009: the company’s expertise was noted in the practice of litigation, Yuriy Petrenko was included in the top 3 leading Ukrainian lawyers in the practice of administrative process, and also was noted in the practice of bankruptcy and litigation.

2010: the expertise of the company is marked in the practice of litigation. Yuriy Petrenko received personal recognition in the practice of litigation.

2011: the expertise of the company was noted in the practices of bankruptcy, litigation, banking and financial law. Yuriy Petrenko is personally noted in the practices of bankruptcy, litigation, banking and financial law.

2012: Yuriy Petrenko is named among the outstanding lawyers in the practice of litigation, enforcement proceedings and in the practice of restructuring and bankruptcy. In addition, Yuriy Petrenko was named one of the leading lawyers of the Ukrainian legal market.

2017: the company's expertise in litigation and retail is recognized as one of the leading in the Ukrainian legal market. Yuriy Petrenko is recognized as one of the leading lawyers of the Ukrainian legal market in litigation.

2018: the company's expertise in litigation is recognized as one of the leading in the Ukrainian legal market. Yuriy Petrenko is recognized among the leading lawyers of the Ukrainian legal market in the practice of litigation, his profound expertise and active work accompanied by complex projects of national and international retail clients were noted and appreciated by including ADER HABER into the top 5 best law companies in retail.

2019: the company's expertise in litigation is recognized as one of the leading in the Ukrainian legal market (top 10). Yuriy Petrenko is recognized among the leading lawyers in the field of litigation, as well as a specialization in retail, banking and financial law, capital markets, debt restructuring.

2020: the company's expertise in litigation is recognized as one of the leading in the Ukrainian legal market . Yuriy Petrenko is recognized among the leading lawyers in the field of litigation, as well as a specialization in retail.

 

     Legal Awards (annual study of the Legal Practice Publishing House):

2013: Yuriy Petrenko was awarded the "Best Judicial Lawyer of the Year" Prize.

2017: Yuriy Petrenko entered the top 5 of the best judicial lawyers.

2019: Yuriy Petrenko entered the top 6 best judicial lawyers.

 

     “50 leading law firms of Ukraine” (annual study of the publishing house “Legal Practice”):

2016: Yuriy Petrenko is named among the outstanding lawyers in judicial practice.

2017: the company's expertise in the practice of financial restructuring entered the top 4 in the Ukrainian legal market; Yuriy Petrenko is named one of the outstanding lawyers in judicial practice.

2018: the company's expertise is recognized in many areas, in particular in the field of financial restructuring (top-6), business protection (top-7), and judicial practice (top-9). Yuriy Petrenko is named one of the outstanding lawyers in judicial practice.

 

     “Market Leaders: Rating of Ukrainian Law Firms” (annual study of the ‘’Yurydychna Gazeta’’ Publishing House):

2018: Expertise of the ADER HABER team in public-private partnership under the leadership of Yuriy Petrenko entered the top 4 legal markets.

 

     “Customer choice. Top 100 best lawyers of Ukraine ”(annual study of the publishing house“ Legal Practice ”):

2018: Yuriy Petrenko was noted among the 100 best lawyers of Ukraine, and also recognized as one of the best experts in the judicial practice and the sphere of public-private partnership.

2019: Yuriy Petrenko is recognized as one of the best experts in judicial practice, compliance and GR.

 

     “Lawyer of the Year” (annual study of the Ukrainian Bar Association):

2017: Yuriy Petrenko was awarded the “Lawyer of the Year in the Trial” prize.

2018: Yuriy Petrenko was awarded the prize “Lawyer of the Year in Banking and Financial Law”.

Education

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 2003

Qualification

Attorney, arbitration manager

  • in 2003, Yuriy Petrenko received a certificate of the right to practice law
  • in 2005, Yuriy Petrenko received the license of the arbitration manager
  • in 2012, Yuriy Petrenko was elected a member of the Supreme Audit Commission of the Bar of the National Bar Association of Ukraine
  • Since 2018, Yuriy Petrenko has been a member of the Legal Commission of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.
Management

Yuriy Petrenko has been leading the litigation and dispute resolution since its foundation in 2006, and in October 2017, Mr. Petrenko was elected Managing Partner of Spenser & Kauffmann.

Since December 2017, nine of the eleven partners and counsels of Spenser & Kauffmann, led by Yuri Petrenko, have begun their work under the new brand ADER HABER.

Languages

Ukrainian, Russian, English

News
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 is now live: ADER HABER achieves striking results
Yuriy Petrenko was the speaker of the educational platform Leadership in Law
Yuriy Petrenko – The Honored Lawyer of Ukraine