Daniel Bilak



Daniel Bilak is a Partner and Chairman of the Management Committee of the firm’s Ukraine office.

A Canada-qualified lawyer with over 30 years of professional experience in CEE, Daniel previously served as the chief investment advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine and headed UkraineInvest, the Ukrainian government’s investment promotion agency, created to engage with the investor community to attract foreign direct investment to the country.

Daniel has also served as Counsel to the Business Ombudsman Institution in Ukraine and as a senior United Nations Development Programme governance expert to the governments of Ukraine, Bulgaria and Lithuania.

He focuses his governmental and regulatory experience on supporting global businesses in mitigating emerging market risk, with emphasis on the infrastructure, energy, agribusiness, and technology sectors.


  • 1982 – 1986, McGill University Faculty of Law, LL.B., BCL


Ukrainian, Russian, English, French