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Dmytro Ivanusa

Senior Partner

Practice Overview & Professional Honours

Dmytro Ivanusa specialises in Corporate Law and M&A, Taxation, Sports Law and Dispute Resolution. Dmytro also advises clients on International Trade and Customs Law, Concessions, Public-Private Partnerships, Commercial and Labor Law.

Mr. Ivanusa is included in the Top-5 recommended lawyers in the field of tax law according to the version of the “Legal Practice“, a Ukrainian independent legal publication. Prior to co-establishing Mazur Ivanusa, LLC, Dmitriy worked for leading international law and audit firms, including KPMG, Baker & McKenzie, CMS Cameron McKenna and Sayenko Kharenko.

Mr. Ivanusa is the head of the Association of Sports Law and Law of the Entertainment Industry (Kyiv, Ukraine) and a member of the Legal Board of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.

In 1996 Dmitry was a member of the national swimming team and represented Ukraine at the Olympic Games in Atlanta (USA).

Key Practices and Sectors

Corporate and M&A, Tax, Sports Law and Dispute Resolution.


Dmytro holds a graduate degree in law (JD) from the Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, 1995.


English, Russian and Ukrainian.

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Cohen & CO / Exito Partners

Tax Advice
Full legal support of Exito Partners & Cohen Ukraine, a Ukrainian subsidiary of Exito Partners Limited on all Ukrainian tax law aspects relating to their business in Ukraine


Private Placement
Represented Vioil Industrial Group, a leading Ukrainian vegetable oil producer, in connection with a private placement of debt securities

Cohen & CO / Exito Partners

Establishment of Presence
Represented Exito Partners Limited and Cohen & Company in connection with establishing presence in Ukraine and the eligibility criteria for participating in professional tenders carried out by Deposit Guarantee Fund

PZU Ukraine

Acquisition of Insurance business
Represented PZU Ukraine in connection with a comprehensive legal and tax due diligence of several Ukrainian insurance and life insurance companies

JKX Oil and Gas

Tax advice and dispute resolution
Represented JKX Oil and Gas in connection with the settlement of a complex tax dispute

Cerealia AB

Acquisition of Cereal Producer
Represented Cerealia AB in connection with the comprehensive due diligence and the acquisition of a Ukrainian cereal producer

Vinnie Fruit

Tax Structuring
Advised Vinnie Fruit on a wide range of Ukrainian law issues in connection with a launch of a GDR Program

ArecelorMittal Kryvyi Rih

Tax advice
Advised MittalSteel Kryvyi Rih on all Ukrainian law issues in connection with the distribution of dividends

ING Bank

Acquisition of Life Insurance Company
Advised ING Bank on a full scope of legal issues relating to insurance business in Ukraine and the acquisition of a Ukrainian life insurance company