Partner, Attorney-at-Law



More than 15 years of practical experience in handling complex projects and leading transactions to successful completion.

Effective negotiator: his great interest in the game theory helps him find “non-zero-sum” solutions.

Evangelist of best practices in corporate governance, Board Member of Corporate Governance Professional Association.

Legal advisor to several industry committees of the European Business Association (EBA).

Co-founder of Urban Space 500.

Active member of the Committee on corporate law & stock markets of the Ukrainian Bar Association.


  • Chambers Global 2019-2022 recognises Volodymyr Igonin as a corporate / M&A practitioner for "client-oriented approach and excellent analytical skills.”

  • Chambers Europe 2019-2021 names Volodymyr among corporate / M&A experts.

  • Legal 500 recommends Volodymyr Igonin as a specialist in restructuring.

  • Who's Who Legal M&A and Governance 2022 recognises Volodymyr as a corporate governance/ M&A expert.

  • Client's choice. Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine 2018 recognises Volodymyr as an expert in corporate governance.

  • Ukraіnіan Law Fіrms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2012-2018 puts Volodymyr Igonin on the list of best experts in dedicated practices and industries, such as telecommunications, media and technologies.

  • Yurydychna Gazeta 2020 has listed Volodymyr as a leading practitioner in the field of Corporate / M&A.


Corporate and M&A,
Telecommunications, Media & Technology


Practicing to negotiate with artificial intelligence

Life credo

«We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars»

Oscar Wilde

selected projects



Years of occupation of Ukraine by Russia, whatever form it happened in, made Ukraine look close to Russia in all senses to the rest of the world. International businesses considered this closeness as a marker to optimize operations in Eastern Europe. In management terms, it often resulted in direct reporting of Ukrainians to Russian offices instead of headquarters. In legal terms, the result was often the corporate control of Russian units of multinational corporations over Ukrainian units or other forms of control such as IP licensing...

Volodymyr Igonin, Artem Shmatov


Q&A provides an overview of Corporate Governance laws and regulations applicable in Ukraine

Anatoliy Pashynskyi , Volodymyr Igonin



Q&A about setting up a new NGO in Ukraine. What are the most common forms of non-profit organizations in Ukraine? Three most common legal forms of non-profit organizations in Ukraine are the following.

Solomiia Petryk, Anatoliy Pashynskyi , Volodymyr Igonin