Natalia Kochergina


Partner

+380 44 490 9575

Natalia Kochergina

Partner
+380 44 490 9575

 

Office

77A Velyka Vasylkivska Str.
03150 Kyiv
Ukraine

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Natalia Kochergina is a Partner in the Kyiv office and Head of the local Real Estate, Construction & Planning practice. She has broad experience in real estate transaction support, corporate real estate and M&A.

Natalia has extensive experience advising both international and domestic clients operating in different industry sectors, with special focus on commercial and industrial real estate as well as retail, infrastructure and seaports and agriculture. She also advises on property acquisitions, sale-and-leaseback transactions, leases, property development, construction and planning.

Natalia’s real estate industry experience includes advising the World Bank and participating in the work of the Coordination Council on Agricultural Policy of the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, where she collaborated closely with the State Committee on Land Resources of Ukraine, the National Bank of Ukraine, the tax authorities as well as the Ministry of Agro-Industrial Complex of Ukraine on the development legislation, among others, on mortgages, land registry, title registration, and warehouse receipts.

RECENT ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE ADVISING*

real Estate

  • MCDONALD'S, the leading global fast service restaurant brand, on: 1) its expansion in Ukraine, in particular the opening of five new restaurants in Kyiv, including conducting legal due diligence on land plots and buildings and advising the client on various regulatory issues, e.g., legal advice on compliance with effective construction norms; and 2) the opening of a new restaurant via the acquisition of a new building and underlying plot in exchange for an old building and underlying plot in Kyiv
  • A FOREIGN INDUSTRIAL GROUP on all aspects of the acquisition of the Chornomorsk Seaport, one of the largest seaports in Ukraine, including legal due diligence
  • A LEADING GLOBAL CONTAINER SHIPPING COMPANY on the legal due diligence of a terminal at the Chornomorsk Seaport
  • LEROY MERLIN, an international "do-it-yourself" and gardening retailer and member of the Auchan Group serving thirteen countries, on its expansion in Ukraine and the opening of a DIY hypermarket; advising on various transaction structures, on-going assistance during the construction and commissioning of the DIY hypermarket; registration of the client’s ownership title to the hypermarket; and obtaining lease to underlying land plot
  • A NEIGBOURHOOD SECURITY COMPANY on the lease of 7,656 m2 of office space, occupying five floors of A-Class office space in downtown Kyiv

* Experience prior to joining Kinstellar

EDUCATION

  • 1995 – 1996: Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, Soros Scholarship, LL.M. in International Business Law
  • 1990 – 1995: National Law Academy of Ukraine, Diploma in Jurisprudence, J.D. equivalent (with honours)

LANGUAGES

Ukrainian, Russian, English

 

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