Practice of private clients
Pavlo Petrenko

Anton Yanchuk

Founding Partner
Head of Asset Recovery Practice, Expert Analysis in Public Sector Practice, Co-Head of International and Foreign Dispute Resolution Practice.

More than 15 years of practice in private and public law in legal business and at TOP-rank civil service positions.

In recent past, Anton was the first head of the Asset Recovery and Management Agency, the only public authority in Ukraine developed on the model of institutions operating in all EU member states. Together with ARMA team, he organized launch of such an anti-corruption body from scratch.

In 2014-2016, Anton held the positions of Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine for European Integration and Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine for Corruption Prevention and Law Enforcement. Was responsible for representing state’s interests in investment disputes, participated in settlement of interstate disputes with participation of Ukraine, coordinated drafting of numerous laws of Ukraine on prevention and combating corruption, amendments to criminal and criminal procedural codes related to special confiscation, the entire block of legislative drafting activities of the Ministry of Justice within the Ukraine-EU dialogue framework on visa-free regime introduction.

Until 2016, Anton more than 10 years worked for leading Ukrainian law firms in areas of corporate law, litigation and M&A.

The author of idea and participant of development of the first Guidelines for the Management of Seized Property in Ukraine. Initiator and co-author of the Resolution of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption «Strengthening of international cooperation on asset recovery and of the administration of frozen, seized and confiscated assets», adopted in late 2019.

Candidate Degree in Law Sciences. The topic of the dissertation: “Recovery of damages as the remedy of the civil rights and interests”, 2011.

Graduated from the Law Faculty of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Master of Law, Diploma with Honors, 2007.