Pavel Batishchev

Pavel Batishchev

Managing Partner

Pavel Batishchev has more than 15 years of experience advising domestic companies, international corporations and individual clients on a range of technology, corporate, intellectual property and financial issues.

Pavel focuses his practice on private equity and venture capital transactions, debt financing, corporate law, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions. Pavel counsels clients in multiple industries, including alternative finance, IT and technology, private equity and investment, and distributed ledger technology (DLT) sectors.

Pavel represents clients in the structuring and negotiating of their most complex international transactions and acts as a trusted business and legal advisor to companies in all aspects of their business, including providing strategic advice to the clients’ management teams and directors. 

Additionally, Pavel provides strategic counselling regarding all aspects of intellectual property law, with a particular emphasis on issues related to patent and trademark law.

Pavel served as an independent director on the boards of directors of technological and engineering companies, providing strategic advice on business development matters and launching of new products.

Practices and Industries 

  • Blockchain and virtual assets.
  • Alternative finance, financial technology (FinTech) and decentralised finance (DeFi).
  • Corporate law, M&A.
  • Capital markets.
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • Tax and tax litigation.
  • Private equity and investments.

Selected projects

Advising lender on mezzanine financing of the Ukrainian machinery building enterprise. The process included due diligence of the borrower and structuring of the debt financing transaction.

Structuring multiple token sale campaigns.

Structuring multi-jurisdiction investment transaction and technology transfer related to heavy oil processing.

Due diligence on investor’s side and venture financing structuring in Israel tech streaming start-up. 

Due diligence on investor’s side and venture financing structuring in a US cybersecurity tech start-up. 

Structuring investment in a renewable solar energy project in Ukraine.

Structuring investment in real estate development project in Ukraine.

Due diligence on investor’s side and venture financing structuring in the U.S. legal tech start-up. 

Structuring investment in the medtech start-up related to non-invasive blood sugar test.

Structuring direct investment in Swiss-based fintech company.

Due diligence on investor’s side and venture financing structuring of a US AI-based start-up.

Education

LL.M., Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University (Kharkov, Ukraine).

Languages 

  • English.
  • Ukrainian.
  • Russian.
Contact

Our team

Serhii Lashyn

Serhii Lashyn

Junior Associate

liliya illyushko

liliya illyushko

Junior Associate

Anna Batishcheva

Anna Batishcheva

Counsel

Sergey Dyachenko

Sergey Dyachenko

Associate

Alina Koval

Alina Koval

Associate

Valerii Osietrov

Valerii Osietrov

Senior Associate