As of 1 September 2021, antitrust & competition practitioner Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko is joining Nobles as a partner, together with two associates. The team is moving from another law firm where Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko has been partner for 5 years .
The team has wealth of experience on state aid, unfair competition, abuse of dominance, cartels, merger clearance and compliance. Being at the forefront of the Ukrainian competition law scene, they are pioneers of state aid advice, assisting blue-chip clients on state aid complaints and antitrust litigation.
Besides his competition law practice, Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko advises on transactional and ongoing employment matters as well as trademarks, patents, regulatory data protection and trade secrets. The team routinely develops and enforces IP rights protection strategies for pharmaceutical, FMCG, agricultural, retail companies and banks.
Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko`s expertise is annually confirmed by legal directories Chambers & Partners Europe, Best Lawyers, The Legal 500, World Trademark Review 1000 and Ukrainian Law Firms. He serves as Co-Chair of the Competition Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.
Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko said: “We are delighted to become part of Nobles, with whom we share common values and vision. I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues across the firm to deliver first-class legal service to clients facing various challenges."
Nobles partner Alexander Weigelt commented: “We trust the new colleagues will strengthen our competition law and IP practice, and share our approach of an integrative, compliant law firm focusing on international clients and modern values.”
Nobles partner Volodymyr Yakubovskyy commented: “Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko and his team are dynamic and experienced. His reputation and experience at complex and multidisciplinary competition cases will be a great resource to our clients. He and his team joining Nobles is a significant step in our strategy to strengthen Nobles as a full-service business law firm in Ukraine.”