Partner, Head of International Relations

Petro Shatkovskyi is Partner in ACTIO and head of International Relations Group. He has developed significant experience in international law contracts in relation to the interests of non-residents, and in settlement of trade and commercial disputes. Petro is able to respond rapidly to client's needs with expert, practical and thorough assistance to the highest standards, whatever type of client: state-run companies, public authorities and agencies, domestic and overseas companies, banks, other financial institutions or investment funds.

Services’ sector:
Banking and financial transactions, capital markets
Interests of non-residents, international legal relations
Settlement of trade and commercial disputes

As part of his activity for the ACTIO, Petro has experience in the development of effective measures of companies’ interests’ protection on the domestic and foreign markets. He also provided legal support to banks, financial institutions, investors at all the stages of their business activities.

Petro’s career includes many years of successful experience in law enforcement sphere. He brought an understanding of the prosecution and enforcement function gained through service in senior positions: as the First Deputy Chairman of the  Security Service of Ukraine, and as the Head of the Anti-Terrorism Center at the Security Service of Ukraine. Prior to that, he served as a Deputy Chairman of the Presidential Secretariat of the President of Ukraine, as a Representative of the President of Ukraine on the control over the activities of the Council of Security of Ukraine.  He also served as a Deputy Secretary of the Council of National Security and Defense of Ukraine.

At various times, Petro also dealt with the issues of military-technical cooperation and export control. In particular, he worked as the National Coordinator for cooperation with NATO in the sphere of security and law enforcement. Colonel-General, a civil servant of the 2nd rank, he was awarded the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky of I, II, III degrees.

Petro holds a Master of Law from Kiev University of Law.

He is fluent in English and upper intermediate in Polish.



phone +38 044 377 7760