Sergiy Oberkovych

Senior Partner GOLAW

Sergiy Oberkovych is Senior Partner at GOLAW. He is recognised as one of the leading professionals in business law in Ukraine, including banking & finance, foreign investments, energy and natural resources. He has extensive experience in representing financial institutions and corporate entities of all types and sizes from various perspectives of the finance industry. Sergiy also regularly advises clients on a broad range of transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate and business restructuring, securities, and real estate transactions. He has experience handling both project finance and development matters for clients in the energy sector with particular emphasis on large-scale power, renewables and infrastructure projects. Among his clients are Ukrainian and multinational companies in the energy, financial, consumer, industrial, technology, health care and other sectors.


Ukrainian Bar, German Bar.

Key practices:

Banking and Finance, Energy and Infrastructure, Corporate, M&A, Foreign Investments, Government relations, Litigation and White Collar.


  • Best Lawyer in Ukraine, 2018 edition – recommended among best Ukrainian lawyers for Litigation, Investment, Real Estate, M&A, Corporate, Tax, Land Use and Zoning, Banking and Finance Law;
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2018 – recognised in the Energy, Private clients, Commercial, corporate and M&A practices;
  • Top-100 Client Choice 2017 – best lawyer in International law;
  • Ukrainian Law Firms. A handbook of Foreign Clients, 2017 edition – recommended among the best lawyers in the areas of Energy and Natural resources;
  • TOP 50 Law Firms in Ukraine 2016 – named among the top practitioners for law issues in Energy and Natural resources.



  • Member of the International relations committee of the Ukrainian National Bar Association;
  • German Federal Bar Association (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer);
  • Ukrainian American Bar Association (UABA);
  • Ukrainian Lawyers’ Association;
  • International Bar Association;
  • American Chamber of Commerce;
  • European Business Association.



  • Master of Laws, National Taras Shevchenko University, Institute of International Relations in Kyiv, Ukraine;
  • LLM in Comparative Legal Studies from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, USA.


Knowledge of languages:

  • Ukrainian, Russian, English