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

Benchmark Litigation:

2021: ADER HABER lawyers were recognized by Benchmark Litigation Europe as one of the best in the Ukrainian market in judicial practice, in particular, Yuriy Petrenko was awarded. International experts recommend ADER HABER for clients as a leading company in the field of dispute resolution for work in Ukraine.

2020: ADER HABER is marked as an active law firm in the practice of Dispute Resolution.

 

Chambers and Partners:

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

 

Who’s Who Legal:

2021: Yuriy Petrenko was included in the list of Global Leaders 2021 in the field of Commercial Litigation. The Managing Partner of ADER HABER was also included in the list of Who’s Who Legal Thought 2021 (Opinion Leaders) in the general field of Litigation.

2018 - 2020: Yuriy Petrenko named one of the leading experts in the lawsuit.

 

Legal 500:

2022: ADER HABER team of lawyers has entered the top league of the TOP TIER FIRM rating and is recognized as one of the leaders in judicial practice (TIER 3).

2021: the company's expertise in the practice of dispute resolution is recognized as one of the leading in the Ukrainian legal market (Tier 3), 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.

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.

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

 

Best Lawyers:

2022: Yuriy Petrenko takes a leading position in the number of recommendations from colleagues and is recognized as one of the best lawyers in the country in the field of Government Relations and Litigation.

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

 

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

2021: Yuriy Petrenko became the winner of the All-Ukrainian independent public competition "Lawyer of the Year 2021" in the nomination "Judicial Practice".

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

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

 

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):

2021: ADER HABER is recognized as a well-known firm of strong and experienced litigators of Ukraine, and Yuriy Petrenko entered the TOP-7 judicial lawyers – leaders of the legal market.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

 

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

2021: Yuriy Petrenko finalist in the nomination "Best Partner of a Law Firm"

2020: Yuriy Petrenko finalist in the nomination "Best Partner of a Law Firm"

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

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

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

 

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

2021: ADER HABER team confidently entered the TOP-20 of the best law firms in Ukraine, the TOP-3 in terms of revenue and became the leading law firm in the country in terms of financial efficiency. The researchers of the rating confirmed the long-term leadership of the company in judicial practice, and Yuriy Petrenko is recognized as one of the strongest lawyers and market leaders.

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.

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.

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

 

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

2020: Yuriy Petrenko is noted among the most effective managers-partners of law firms of Ukraine.

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

 

“Client's choice. Top 100 best lawyers of Ukraine ”  annual study of the publishing house “Yurydychna Gazeta”:

2021: according to the results of the research, Yuriy Petrenko was recognized as one of the leaders in judicial practice and entered the hundred best lawyers of Ukraine.

2020: Yuriy Petrenko was noted among the 100 best lawyers of Ukraine, and also recognized as one of the best experts in the litigation and GR.

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

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.

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
ADER HABER AWARDED AS TOP TIER FIRM IN THE LEGAL 500 EMEA 2022
YURIY PETRENKO RECEIVED THE STATE AWARD «HONORED LAWYER OF UKRAINE»
ADER HABER IN THE TOP-20 BEST LAW FIRMS OF UKRAINE