Mariya Nizhnik

State Commissioner of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine


  • Antitrust and Competition
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Mergers and Acquisitions


National University of Donetsk, Jurisprudence, Attorney at law degree; School of Law, University of Pittsburgh, (magna cum laude), Master of law degree; King's College London, EU Competition Law (with Merit), PG DIPLOMA

Work Experience

Current: State Commissioner of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine
Previous: AEQUO Law Firm, Partner, Vasil Kisil & Partners, Partner, Donetsk National University: Student/Lecturer


  • Best Lawyers -the prominent Ukrainian practitioners in Antitrust
  • Chambers Europe value Mariya Nizhnik in Antitrust & Competition for her “commerciality, proactive approach and ability to provide alternative solutions”
  • The Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook For Foreign Clients recognizes Mariya as an experienced practitioner for antitrust and competition law in Ukraine
  • Listed as one of the prominent lawyers for Antitrust and Competition by the annual ranking “Top 50 leading Ukrainian Law Firms” organized by the Ukrainian weekly newspaper “Yuridicheskaya Praktika” (Legal practice)
  • Who’s Who Legal CIS – one of the leading Ukrainian practitioners in Antitrust & Competition
  • Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Ukraine) (Ukrainian representative in Commission of Competition in the ICC headquarter in Paris)
  • Women Competition Network
  • Ukrainian National Bar Association, Head of Antitrust Committee