Mykyta Polatayko is a leading IT lawyer in Ukraine, advising established multinationals and early stage technology companies on a wide range of issues from acquisition of local IT business and setting up development offices in Ukraine to copyright transfer and effective tax structuring.
Throughout his career, Mykyta has specialized in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, information security and data protection as well as on e-commerce regulation and use of e-signatures.
He launched the first Ukrainian legal tech start-up and also worked as a council of a game development studio and a digital advertising agency.
For several years, Mykyta Polatayko has been actively participating in and leading various public initiatives aimed to consolidate professional IT law community and develop legislation.
Mykyta’s professional achievements have been recognized Best Lawyers, The Ukrainian Law Firms. А Handbook for Foreign Clients, Top 100 Best Lawyers in Ukraine. Clients Choice, etc.
Education: National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Master of Laws (2012)
Languages: English, Russian, Ukrainian