Law Firms Profiles


Office 212, 213, 213a, Gagarina ave.,74, 49050,
Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine,
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ACCEPT is one of the leading law offices in Ukraine to have operated since 2003. It is known as one of the most successful law firms with wide practical experience. Legal areas of practice: banking and finance, corporate and commercial cases, restructuring, dispute resolution, government relations, intellectual property, international trade, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and construction, tax and customs.

Since its creation our company has grown rapidly and become a dynamic law company successfully exploring various fields of legal practice to provide clients with the most effective solutions.

Our cooperation with clients includes an individual and creative approach to resolve existing cases, and also ethics and punctuality.

Our main task: to create a strong legal strategy for ensuring positive resolution in a dispute as well as in negotiations with opponents.

The main emphasis of ACCEPT covers international affairs, revenue code cases, including pleading against governmental revenue services.

The company provides legal assistance in business deals, restructuring cases, cases of exactions in favor of a client. The team successfully supports civil cases. Among the firm`s main priorities is complex analysis of Ukrainian legislation. We propose detailed and precise information about legal affairs for the correct decisions based on the real up-to-dated situation in Ukraine.

The legal security of our client – is our principal goal.

Welcome to ACCEPT, the first class legal services personalized for your needs!



Vector Business Centre, 52 Bohdana Khmelnytskogo Street,
Kiev, 01030, Ukraine
+380 44 233 6599
+380 44 237 7769

Aequo is a multi-disciplinary, industry-focused Ukrainian law firm made up of highly qualified, universally recommended lawyers who work proactively to help their clients reach their business goals and generate commercial advantages. Backed up by solid industry expertise and a thorough understanding of business we develop innovative strategies and provide efficient solutions to the most complex and challenging matters. Our advice is clear and practical.

Today, Aequo is the legal advisor of choice for many of the largest Ukrainian and multinational companies and financial institutions, including Fortune 500 entities, and leaders in their respective sectors. We operate at the top end of the market. The list of Aequo’s representative clients includes leading Ukrainian and international companies such as DuPont, Energy Standard Group, Google, Mobile TeleSystems, Samsung Electronics, UniCredit Group, VimpelCom, etc.

Aequo’s partners and associates have been consistently recognized as leading experts in their respective practice areas according to peer reviews, and international and local legal directories, such as Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR1000, World Trademark Review 1000, and Best Lawyers.

Legal areas: Anti-corruption, Antitrust and Competition, Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Government Relations, Insolvency and Restructuring, Intellectual Property, International Trade, Labor and Employment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate and Construction, Tax and Customs.

Membership: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Bar Association (IBA), International Trademark Association (INTA), European Business Association (EBA), Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA).


AGA Partners

Оffice 204, Kuznetsky Business Center, 64/16 Gorkogo Street,
03150, Kiev, Ukraine
+380 44 206 0675, 206 0676
+380 44 206 0676

AGA Partners Law Firm was founded in 2005 and this year is celebrating its 10th anniversary since it was established in Kiev by a group of young and promising legal professionals.

Aminat Suleymanova has been the firm’s managing partner since its very foundation.

 AGA Partners has been a leading law firm in the area of international trade and international arbitration from the first year of intensive practice, and so it has been invariably ranked among leading Ukrainian law firms in the areas of International arbitration, International trade and Agribusiness.

The firm’s clients include the largest leading grain trading holdings and companies in the CIS, including Ukrlandfarming, Zerno.UA, NCH, Agrotrade, Trigon Agri, Ramburs, Zernotrade, etc.

It is worth noting that since 2006 AGA Partners has been the exclusive legal advisor of the Grain and Feed Trade Association Kyiv Office (GAFTA Kiev Office). AGA Partners is an actual member of GAFTA and FOSFA (The Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations).

AGA Partners has been constantly advising and representing clients in international trade cases before English arbitration tribunals and courts. One of the most prominent recent cases involves two of the largest Ukrainian agrarian holdings and is now under consideration at the High Court of Justice.

In 2015 AGA Partners became an associated member of the European Business Association in order to share its priceless experience with other participants of this notable organization as well as to help promote further developments in Ukrainian legislation based on a European background.


Alekseev, Boyarchukov and Partners

11 Shota Rustaveli Street, 3rd Floor,
Kiev, 01001, Ukraine
+380 44 235 8877, 537 1828
+380 44 235 8827

Alekseev, Boyarchukov and Partners is one of the leading law offices in Ukraine. It is known as one of the most successful law firms with wide practical experience in representing clients on questions of bankruptcy and debt restructuring, corporate management, litigation and settlement of disputes in courts of arbitration.

Law Offices Alekseev, Boyarchukov and Partners offers innovative legal solutions to Ukrainian and international companies, banking and financial institutions, government agencies and individuals.

The history of the firm began in 2000. Sergey Alekseev and Sergey Boyarchukov decided to create their own firm after they had successfully prevented the merger of JSB Energobank, where they were working at the time.

In 2003 partners established attorney’s association XXI Century, which specialized in litigation.

In 2005 Sergey Alekseev and Sergey Boyarchukov founded Law Offices Alekseev, Boyarchukov and Partners specialising on questions of bankruptcy and debt restructuring, corporate management, litigation and settlement of disputes in courts of arbitration.

In November 2014 Sergey Alekseev left the company after he was elected to the Ukrainian Parliament of the 8th convocation as a people’s deputy, leaving management to his partner Sergey Boyarchukov.

Today, Law Offices Alekseev, Boyarchukov and Partners is a team of 30 lawyers who work in the areas of banking, financial, tax, corporate, competition, antitrust, labor, land and criminal law.

We offer innovative legal solutions to Ukrainian and international companies, banking and financial institutions, government agencies and individuals.

Strong professional experience and thorough understanding of Ukrainian business environment allow us to offer our clients the most effective solutions for their business within the shortest period of time.



12 Khreschatyk Street, 2 Floor,
Kiev, 01001, Ukraine
+380 44 390 0920
+380 44 390 0921

Antika Law Firm was founded in 2010. The firm provides legal services to national and international companies that do business in Ukraine and abroad.

Main areas of practice are: antitrust; dispute resolution and arbitration; criminal defense for business; construction & real estate; subsoil use; energy & energy efficiency; project financing; corporate/M&A; legal expertise.

The firm has been recognized by authoritative international and Ukrainian guides such as The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR1000 Energy and Infrastructure, Best Lawyers, Ukrainian Law Firms, 50 Top Law Firms of Ukraine, Client Choice: The Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine, and is recommended in the area of antitrust, dispute resolution, corporate / M&A, banking, finance and capital markets, real estate, land, subsoil use, energy, energy efficiency and energy savings.

Antika’s team includes 15 lawyers, who have significant experience in various fields of legal practice.

The firm’s main principles are high quality and timely legal services, strict confidentiality and a bespoke approach to every client’s project.

Antika serves Ukrainian and international companies doing business in telecommunications, heavy machinery, chemical and food industries, automotive, complex development, construction and real estate, subsoil use, wholesale and retail, media and sports, banks and financial services market, energy efficiency and energy conservation. The firm’s representative clients are as follows: AWT Bavaria, Alfa-Bank, ViDi Group, Kyiv Electrical Carriage-Repair Plant, Ibis Group of Companies, MF Telecom, Nadra Ukrayny, Nasosenergomash, Henkel Ukraine, Henkel Bautechnik Ukraine, Chernomorneftegaz, Cargill, Dyckerhoff, Enesa a.s., Esan Eczacıbaşı Industrial Raw Materials, Ghelamco, Heitman International, Imperial Tobacco, International Resources Group (USAID project “Municipal Heating Reform in Ukraine”).

The firm also advises the World Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, NEFCO, USAID on energy and utility efficiency projects implementation in Ukraine.

The firm is a member of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, the Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce, the European Business Association, and the International Turkish Ukrainian Businessmen Association.

The firm’s partners are members of: the Judicial Reform Council; the Scientific and Advisory Council of the Higher Economic Court of Ukraine; the Public Council of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, the International Bar Association; the Ukrainian Bar Association.


Ario Capital Group

7 Panasa Myrnogo Street, Office 2,
Kiev, 01011, Ukraine
+380 44 537 2290
+380 44 280 2846

Law firm Ario Capital Group was established in 2010. Partners Julian Khorunzhyi and Alexei Voronko began their professional careers with bankruptcy and insolvency, which is now the firm’s principal field of activity. Sergey Kirichenko, together with other partners, are the co-founders of the Association of Ant-crisis Management — one of the first profile organizations acting in Ukraine. Today, Ario Capital Group provides legal services on commercial, tax, banking and corporate law, litigation, bankruptcy and enforcement proceedings.

For a short period it was possible to achieve noticeable results and gain peer recognition. Ario Capital Group has been the general partner of the Bar Association of Ukraine since July 2014. Julian Khorunzhyi (No.4 in Leading individuals of bankruptcy by Ukrainian Law Firms 2014.A Handbook for Foreign Clients), as head of the company and professional in the field of insolvency, headed the Coordinating Council of self-regulating organizations of insolvency practitioners, which brings together leading specialized self-regulatory and non-government organizations to introduce common rules and approaches to bankruptcy proceedings in Ukraine.

In 2014 the Ario Capital Group reached the “Bronze league” of Top 50 law firms in Ukraine based on analysis of key performance indicators of the legal market carried out by Yuridicheskaya Practika Publishing.

Another partner, Iryna Serbin, is developing the most progressive in the country e-trading spot project — comodity exchange Electronic Auction of Ukraine.


Eurasia Business Centre, 75 Zhylyanska Street,5th Floor,
Kiev, 01032, Ukraine
+380 44 390 5533
+380 44 390 5540

Arzinger is an independent law firm headquartered in Kiev and having its regional offices in Western and Southern Ukraine. For over 10 years, Arzinger has been among the legal business leaders providing high-quality legal support to clients throughout Ukraine. The firm’s numerous clients include top representatives of international and local business.

Arzinger follows high standards of legal services and is an advantageous partner in view of its great experience in a wide range of industries and legal practices: M&A, corporate law, real estate and construction, antitrust and competition, litigation and arbitration, IPR, tax, banking & finance, PPP, public procurement, labor law, regulatory, private equity / investments, capital markets and IPOs. We serve clients operating in financial services, energy, mining and natural resources, pharmaceuticals, food & beverages, investment banking and corporate finance, telecommunications, retail & leisure, hospitality, aviation and automotive, agriculture, insurance, and infrastructure & transport industries.

Arzinger employs highly qualified professionals with vast hands-on experience in a wide range of legal matters, deep knowledge and understanding of the local market, international education and background. The firm has a team of over 70 seasoned legal professionals led by 7 partners. All of them are acknowledged among leading experts on the Ukrainian legal market and are recognized by reputable international and local rankings. As a result, Arzinger can offer extensive legal assistance to effectively support a variety of complex and challenging transactions, including cross-border matters.

Arzinger closely cooperates with legal advisors from numerous jurisdictions and is a member of international professional organizations, which enables us to engage our colleagues from various jurisdictions in cross-border transactions and provide our clients with top-level professional legal advice.

With a view to providing its clients with high-quality services Arzinger has established successfully operational French, Austrian and German Desks within the firm, which efficiently serve French and German speaking clients in Ukraine as well as Ukrainian and Russian companies operating on international markets.


AstapovLawyers International Law Group

Sophia Business Center, 6 Rylskiy Lane,
Kiev, 01601, Ukraine
+380 44 490 7001
+380 44 490 7002

AstapovLawyers International Law Group is one of the leading CIS-based full-service law firms with over 12 years of experience with offices in Kiev, Moscow and Almaty. AstapovLawyers is among the TOP-4 leading law firms in Ukraine (Forbes/Yuridicheskaya Practika Publishing), TOP-30 largest law firms in Russia (“Kommersant”) and growing fast in Kazakhstan. Timely, practical, comprehensible and concise counsel with a clear action plan and guidance is the standard we adhere to.

The firm employs over 120 professionals. Most of the firm's practitioners have completed post-graduate studies in the US, UK and EU countries.

AstapovLawyers is highly ranked in Ukraine by international and local legal directories, including Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 EMEA, IFLR1000, Kyiv Post, Yuridicheskaya Practika Weekly, etc.

Over the past years, the firm has grown and is now one of the most dynamic and fast-growing full-service law firms on the Ukrainian market. The firm provides top-notch legal expertise in dispute resolution, international arbitration, corporate and M&A, competition law, energy and natural resources, international tax planning, intellectual property, international trade and WTO, real estate. AstapovLawyers advises companies from key sectors of the economy, including banking, financial, real estate, trade, agriculture, energy, automotive, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, as well as telecommunications, manufacturing and many others. For each client AstapovLawyers provides a tailored approach depending on its location and peculiarities of doing business.

Among key clients of AstapovLawyers are national and international companies, including Rolls Royce Plc, KVV Group, Baxter, Syngenta, British American Tobacco, MasterCard, PepsiCo, Bayer, Jones Lang Lasalle, Hilton, GSE, Intercontinental Hotel, Multi Development, Glencore, Valars, EFKO, Mriya, United Grain Company, Holdings of Nemiroff, Soyuz-Viktan, Bunge, VTB bank, Gazprom Bank, Probusiness Bank, Raiffeisen Zentralbank, EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development), Société Générale, Garanti Bank, Credit Europe Bank, PKO BP Bank, Czech Export Bank, Rodovid Bank, Prominvest Bank (PIB), DeltaBank, telecom companies CDMA, Jump Ukraine/Beeper, Huawei, metallurgical companies ThyssenKrupp SA, DEMZ, EMSS — Energomashspetsstal, also Nutricia, Avery Dennison, Detskiy Mir, Perdue Farms, China National Oil Corporation, Energoatom, Novartis, Hythiam, Metagenics, Bioton, Optima pharm, Valenta, Isida clinic, Quitsystem and others.



Leonardo Business Center, 14th Floor , 19-21 Bohdana Khmelnytskoho Street,
Kiev, 01030, Ukraine
+380 44 230 6000
+380 44 230 6001

Asters is a full-service independent national law firm that has maintained a strong presence in Ukraine since 1995. The firm provides efficient transactional legal advice and represents clients on a broad spectrum of matters arising in the course of doing business in Ukraine.

Asters is the winner of 2015 and 2014 Law Firm of the Year: Ukraine and the CIS award by The Lawyer, holder of 2014 Ukraine Law Firm of the Year award by Who’s Who Legal, and named No. 1 law firm in Ukraine according to the 2011-2014 Top 50 Law Firms Annual National Ranking by Legal Practice Weekly.

Asters offers a full range of legal services and maintains a high reputation for its expertise in a wide array of practices, such as banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, competition and antitrust, dispute resolution, energy and resources, environment, family law, intellectual property, international trade, labor and employment, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, telecommunications, and white collar crime.

The firm has extensive industry-specific experience and plays a leading role in advising clients in various market sectors, including agriculture, automotive, aviation, banking and finance, energy, infrastructure and transport, insurance, media and advertising, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, private equity, real estate and construction, retail and consumer goods, telecommunications and IT.

Asters' attorneys regularly handle a variety of complex matters and the largest transactions for multinational corporations and major local companies, including, inter alia, GlaxoSmithKline, Sopharma, S.C. Johnson & Son, The Boeing Company, Coca-Cola, General Electric Energy, Glencore International AG, Deer & Co, Kodak Health Group, ED & F Man, L’Oreal Ukraine, Marathon Oil, News Corp., Nissan Motor, Nokia Corporation, Novartis AG, Philip Morris, Shell, Siemens AG, Telenor, Thyssen Krupp Elevator and many others.

Asters is an exclusive Ukrainian member of professional networks such as World Services Group, L2B Aviation, Biolegis, IsFin and Legalink, and is a long-standing member, both at corporate and individual level, of numerous professional associations, chambers of commerce, business associations, and international and local bar associations. Asters is the only Ukrainian law firm to be the exclusive Warsaw Stock Exchange IPO Partner.


38 Volodymyrska Street, 4 Floor,
Kiev, 01030, Ukraine
+380 44 591 3355
+380 44 591 3355

Avellum Partners is a leading full-service law firm in Ukraine with key strength in finance, M&A and dispute resolution. The firm covers capital markets, competition, corporate/M&A, disputes, employment, finance, projects, energy and infrastructure, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, and tax.

 The firm’s clients have always benefited from Avellum’s vast experience, understanding of commercial reality and pragmatic approach. The firm’s broad network of partner firms in other jurisdictions, including the UK, the USA, and EU jurisdictions, and multi-disciplinary legal background of our attorneys, help to close complicated cross-border transactions successfully and promptly.

 Avellum specializes in matters that require special attention, extensive experience and industry expertise, a high level of sophistication, and the reputation of its partners. The firm offers its clients an intense and highly individualized focus on their matters, and is relentless when it comes to observing deadlines.

 Our employees received their education from top Ukrainian and Western universities. The team consists of 22 highly qualified attorneys, including three Western-educated partners — Mykola Stetsenko, Glib Bondar, and Dmytro Marchukov. Avellum Partners is recognized as one of the leading law firms in Ukraine by various international legal directories and Ukrainian legal editions, such as Chambers and Partners, Legal500, IFLR1000, International Tax Review, Ukrainian Law Firms, etc.

The portfolio of our clients includes international and domestic companies, financial institutions, investment funds and investment banks seeking specialized legal advice and transactional skills from legal experts in the above practice areas.


AVER LEX Attorneys at law

2-A Mykoly Gaytsana Street, 5th Floor,
Kiev, 01010, Ukraine
+380 44 300 1151
+380 44 300 1153

AVER LEX Attorneys at law is a highly proficient Ukrainian white collar criminal defense boutique founded by the famous Ukrainian lawyers Olga Prosyanyuk and Vitaliy Serdyuk. In 2012 they formed a powerful team of professionals with a great experience, broad knowledge, a constant desire to develop as well as a high level of responsibility and self-devotion. Thanks to common efforts and common decisions the reputation of the company was created and three key directions were identified: criminal law, litigation and taxation. Now, the AVER LEX team consists of 5 partners and 25 professionals in the law sphere.

At the beginning of the company's activity we discovered the notable advantages of the a narrow specialization. Such advantages remains significant taking into account the growing number of clients. Taking into consideration the specificity of all three practices, professionals are are working with problems at maximum focus, without been distracted by unnecessary things, and respond quickly to resolving complicated and controversial situations. But the uniqueness of projects lies in the fact that the certain experience of every member of the team is used for examining certain details of a problem.

Our clients can always count on unique strategic decisions, a real result, confidentiality, and an individual approach to every single client. That is why leading national companies, domestic and foreign individual investors, well-known business and political figures entrust the problematic issues to our specialists. The reason is that we just know the secret of long-lasting partnership relations!

Special emphasis has always been put on enhancing the criminal practice, development of efficient and effective defense strategies as protection from illegal revisions by the controlling and law-enforcement bodies according to business specificity, their negative consequences, raider seizures, pressure from law-enforcement bodies through searches, arrests and persecution, etc.

We are continuously working on strengthening our position in the legal market from year to year. Advocates of the company have held high-ranking positions in Ukrainian professional ratings of the Ukrainian ratings for many times or repeatedly, partners are recognized among the leaders in the criminal and court spheres, and the company is among TOP-50 leading law firms of Ukraine for several years in a row, year by year improving the results and holding leading positions in the criminal sphere.

Clients and colleagues know our values and constantly experience the impact of such values to communication and work results. There is nothing impossible for us and we always know what we want! That is motivation which is moving us forward!

B. C. Toms & Co

18/1 Prorizna Street, Suite 1,
Kiev, 01001, Ukraine
+380 44 490 6000
+380 44 278 6508

B.C. Toms & Co is a multinational law firm of Ukrainian and Western lawyers specializing in Ukrainian law. It was the first Western law firm to open a Kiev office, having focused its practice on Ukraine at its independence in 1991. The firm has handled, for example, many of Ukraine’s largest agricultural land leasing projects and acquisitions of land for commercial property developments as well as the first and the most IPOs to raise funding for Ukrainian projects. Based on our over 23 years of experience in Ukraine, we can provide practical commercial advice on how to establish and develop a business in Ukraine.

The firm has recruited and trained its Ukrainian lawyers from students at Ukraine’s leading law schools, most of whom have also studied at UK and US law schools as Chevening, Pinchuk, Fulbright and Muskie fellowships. Based on the firm’s practical experience, it has written numerous articles on Ukrainian law, including the legal section of the book Doing Business in Ukraine.

The principal practice areas of B. C. Toms & Co include real estate and land development, oil and gas and natural resources, agriculture, banking and finance, M&A, environmental, labor, bankruptcy and administrative law. In addition, the firm has a successful litigation and arbitration practice. The firm also regularly advises on Ukrainian tax law, including from a multinational tax planning perspective.

B. C. Toms & Co has prepared a wide variety of documentation for clients, including Ukrainian law share purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, construction contracts, project financing documentation, production sharing and oil and gas sales agreements, airport investment and management agreements, hotel management agreements, private placement agreements, real estate acquisition agreements, loan agreements, leases and corporate acquisition, agency, distribution, franchise and licensing contracts.


Baker & McKenzie

Renaissance Business Center, 24 Bulvarno-Kudriavska (Vorovskoho) Street,
Kiev, 01054, Ukraine
+380 44 590 0101
+380 44 590 0110

Baker & McKenzie is a leading global law firm operating throughout 77 locations in 47 countries. With a multinational network of more than 4,250 lawyers and 5,300 other professional staff and a presence in virtually every important financial and commercial centre worldwide, we offer our clients an international service unrivalled by any other law firm.

Since its inception in 1949, Baker & McKenzie has been committed to providing seamless global legal services from locally qualified lawyers who are indigenous to the business communities in which they and their clients operate. The firm has over 60 years of experience managing a global practice.


Kiev office.

Baker & McKenzie was the first international law firm to open an office in Ukraine in 1992. The Kiev office of Baker & McKenzie offers a full range of legal services and business solutions. The professional staff of the office presently consists of about 50 attorneys, including 10 partners.

To assist our professional staff, the office maintains a complete support staff including a full-time translation department, paralegals, and a research and information unit, which includes a library.

The Kiev office was ranked among the leading foreign law firms in Ukraine by Chambers Global, Legal500, IFLR, Ukrainian Law Firms: A Handbook for Foreign Clients (2005-2014 editions), TOP-50 Law Firms by Yuridicheskaya Practika Publishing, World Trademark Review, International Tax Review, among others.


The principal practice areas of the Kiev Office include:

— Antitrust & Competition;

— Banking & Finance;

— Corporate, including Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities;

— Compliance;

— Dispute Resolution;

— Employment and Migration;

— Intellectual Property;

— International Trade;

— IT and Communications;

— Major Projects and Project Finance;

— Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare;

— Real Estate and Construction;

— Tax and Customs.



Sophia Business Center, 6 Rylskiy Lane, 2 Floor,
Kiev, 01601, Ukraine
+380 44 490 7001
+380 44 490 7002

CLACIS is a competition law advisory which focuses on matters regarding competition law in Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan. CLACIS is an independent law practice operating in cooperation with full service law firm AstapovLawyers in Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan, and plans further expansion in cooperation with law firms in other jurisdictions. Services include all aspects of competition law (investigations, audits, infringement cases, leniency, merger control approvals, competition law legal due diligence, antitrust litigation, distribution and contract related antitrust issues, public procurement).

International Network

With international capacity through relationships established with independent law firms, CLACIS is able to offer clients high-quality advice on competition law matters in a number of jurisdictions

Services include all aspects of competition law:

— Representing clients before antitrust authorities of Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan and other  CIS countries in investigations, audits and in handling cases on infringement on abuse of dominance, cartels, etc;

— Negotiating reductions in fines as well as possible immunity in leniency cases;

— Supporting regulatory aspects of transactions, in particular regarding obtaining merger control approvals of antitrust authorities in Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan and other CIS countries;

— Preparing legal opinions on various competition law matters, including with regard to the qualification of actions (cartels, anticompetitive concerted actions, abuse of dominance, unfair competition) and related risks, compliance of clients’ contracts and other documents with competition law;

— Conducting legal due diligence of companies for compliance with competition law;

— Conducting training sessions for clients (marketing, sales experts, lawyers, managers) on competition, law practical application aspects (relations with competitors, contracts, inter alia, distribution  agreements, unfair advertising);

— Antitrust litigation;

— Advising on distribution and contract-related antitrust issues;

— Representing client interests in public procurement.



49-A Volodymyrska Street,
Kiev, 01001, Ukraine
+380 44 494 4774
+380 44 494 1991

Dentons is a global law firm driven to provide clients a competitive edge in an increasingly complex and interconnected world. A top 20 firm on the Acritas 2014 Global Elite Brand Index, Dentons is committed to challenging the status quo in delivering consistent and uncompromising quality in new and inventive ways. With a legacy of legal experience that dates back to 1742, Dentons was formed through a  combination of international law firm Salans LLP, Canadian law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (FMC) and international law firm SNR Denton. Dentons' clients now benefit from approximately 2,600 lawyers and professionals in more than 75 locations spanning 50-plus countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia, CIS and the Caucasus, UK and the US. The firm serves the local, regional and global needs of a broad spectrum of clients, including private and public corporations; governments and government agencies; small businesses and startups; entrepreneurs; and individuals.

Dentons’ long-term commitment to Ukraine is unsurpassed among international law firms. We have been active in Ukraine since 1988, and the firm officially opened the Kiev office in 1992. Today, our Kiev office employs 30 lawyers dedicated full time to our Ukrainian practice.  Dentons’ Ukrainian practice encompasses the full range of legal services across a diverse range of industries. With our strong global capabilities, we are well equipped to assist with an extensive variety of cross-border issues. Our international expertise and in-depth knowledge of Ukrainian legislation, as well as our client-tailored approach, allow us to provide you with innovative, seamless legal solutions of the highest quality.


DLA Piper Ukraine LLC

77A Chervonoarmiyska Street, Kiev,
03150, Ukraine ,
+380 44 490 9575, 490 9577

DLA Piper is a global law firm with offices throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, which provides a broad range of legal services to local, regional and international clients. In 2008, 2012 and 2014, DLA Piper was acknowledged as Foreign Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine (Legal Awards Ceremony, Ukraine).


Areas of practice in Ukraine

Corporate and M&A: set up and termination of businesses, corporate governance, M&A, including due diligence, corporate restructuring and reorganization; corporate investigations and compliance, and legal support of day-to-day operations.


Finance and Projects: M&A and regulatory work in the banking and finance sector, asset, debt and capital markets transactions, structured finance, project finance, real estate finance, aviation finance, debt restructuring, infrastructure and PPP projects, litigation in debt and insolvency-related matters.


Real estate and construction: acquisition/sale and lease transactions for real estate and land; registration of associated rights; establishment of business presence, expansion and structuring of retail business, construction and planning matters, industrial and infrastructure projects, real estate due diligence, structuring of real estate transactions and construction investment projects, real estate contracts, mortgage lending and environmental issues.


Tax: corporate tax, VAT and customs, tax driven restructurings (domestic and international), as well as M&A transactions from the tax perspective, tax due diligences, reviews of tax profiles of entities, tax controversy, litigation and transfer pricing.


IP and Technology: registration and protection of IP in Ukraine and overseas, IP portfolio management, IP due diligence, structuring of IP ownership and commercialization of IP, unfair competition issues, parallel import and counterfeits, licensing and assignment agreements, IT outsourcing, internet, e-commerce, domain names and telecommunications, data protection, software and hardware, technology transfer.


Competition law and regulatory: permits for concentrations; for concerted practices, leniency program advice; advice on protection from unfair competition, compliance advice and audits, obtaining of preliminary conclusions from the AMCU; abuse of dominance advice; advice on commercial agreements and trade practices, natural monopolies and public procurement; support during investigations by the AMCU, as well as competition litigation.



3 Dniprovska Naberezhna, Kiev,
02098, Ukraine ,
+380 44 553 7660
+380 67 503 0108

Law Company Dmitrieva & Partners was founded in 1994. For twenty one years the Law Company Dmitrieva & Partners has won credibility on the legal services market both in Ukraine and abroad.

Law Company Dmitrieva & Partners provides services in the following areas:

— Antimonopoly and competitive law

— Foreign economic activity

— Due diligence

— Land legal relations

— Legal and accounting services to the enterprises from ATO zone

— Immigration

— Investment and currency regulation

— Intellectual property

— Tax law

— Real estate

— Corporate law

— Criminal law

— International corporate law and arbitration

— Family law

— Judicial practice

— Accounting outsourcing


Law Company Dmitrieva & Partners has repeatedly been among the 50 leading law firms of Ukraine and in “The Bronze League” on the basis of the results of the research conducted annually by Yuridicheskaya Practika Weekly.

Law Company Dmitrieva & Partners is recommended by Ukrainian Law Firms 2014. A Handbook for Foreign Clients as one of the leading companies in the field of tax, banking and finance, international law and trade.

Law Company Dmitrieva & Partners was recognized as a winner in the nomination “Business Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine” (2014) by the editorial board of Corporate INTL Magazine Global Award.


Managing partner of Law Company Dmitrieva & Partners Olga Dmitrieva is an attorney-at-law, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the All-Ukrainian Non-Governmental Organization Ukrainian Advocates’ Association, Head of the Higher Audit Bar Committee of Ukraine. The company’s employees constantly improve their professional skills by attending specialist courses, seminars, conferences, fluent in one or more foreign languages, authors of numerous publications in specialized editions. Almost all the lawyers have the certificate of the right to advocacy, are members of the Ukrainian Advocates’ Association and the Ukrainian Bar Association as well as members of the European Business Association.


Doubinsky & Osharova

37 Zhilyanska Street, 3rd Floor,
Kiev, 01033, Ukraine
+380 44 490 5454
+380 44 490 5460

Doubinsky & Osharova is one of the most respected Ukrainian IP boutiques that continue to sustain market recognition. The Agency has a highly skilled team, whose professionalism is based both on deep knowledge of world practice and its own experience. The main principle of working with clients in the Agency is building strong trust based on efficiency. Doubinsky & Osharova offers professional, speedy and responsible servicing of clients in the sphere of intellectual property rights in Ukraine and abroad. The Agency has the trust of big foreign corporate clients and international law firms, as evidenced by fruitful long-term co-operation.

Doubinsky & Osharova has a strong team of IP professionals who are highly motivated and grow professionally from year to year.

The Agency provides a full range of intellectual property services, from assessing the chances of objects’ registration to creating a strategy for IP portfolio, from monitoring violations to the development of a full-scale strategy for the protection of rights:

— strategy in intellectual property (IP);

— trademark and patent prosecution;

— pharmaceutical (in IP);

— copyright;

— media and entertainment;

— contracts in IP

— plant variety;

— unfair competition;

— litigation;

— criminal (in IP);

— customs (in IP);

— investigations (corporate, IP).

— anti-counterfeiting;

— IT.


Doubinsky & Osharova and members of its team are members of a number of international and national associations, such as the International Trademark Association (INTA), International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI); American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (ACC), Pharmaceutical Trademark Group (PTMG), Ukrainian Trademark Association (UTA), European Business Association (EBA), Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA),  Ukrainian Association of Patent Attorneys, Ukrainian Association of  Attorneys.

Doubinsky & Osharova is recognized as a leading authority in the sphere of IP rights in Ukraine for years: The Legal 500, Chambers Europe, World Trademark Review, CorporateIntl, CorporateLiveWire, Ukrainian Legal Award, Ukrainian Law Firms.



14D Bekhterevskiy Lane,
Kiev, 0453, Ukraine
+380 44 238 6420
+380 44 238 6420

FCLEX is one of the leading law firms in Ukraine which advises clients (the largest local and international companies) in the core practice areas.

Established in 2002, the firm enjoys the reputation of professional legal practitioners possessing the most challenging legal experience and a deep specialization in the fields of debt restructuring (bankruptcy), tax law & tax disputes, finance and banking, corporate and M&A, as well as in the field of resolution of complex court and arbitration disputes.

The FCLEX law firm team consists of 40 lawyers, including six partners and four counsels. Many of them have been working in company for over 10 years. FCLEX lawyers conduct comprehensive support of client's projects: from the moment of receiving the task to full implementation of the solutions in favor of the client.

In 2014, the FCLEX law firm participated for the first time in the Top 50 Leding Law Firms in Ukraine ranking, taking the 21st place. According to the results in 2014 FCLEX lawyers supervised 3 tax disputes, which entered the top-4 largest tax disputes, and 5 of top-25 largest judicial and arbitration disputes. FCLEX has been recognized in corporate and M&A by international review IFLR 1000 and has been rated among the leading law firms of Ukraine in the field of tax law and entered the top 3, according to research by Kyiv Post.

Reliability and professionalism of our specialists, flexibility and exclusive approach to each case is in demand among major customers. FCLEX serves leading companies, "Industry Leaders", included in the top 10 in their sectors. FCLEX customers are representatives of the financial sector, mining, metallurgy and natural resources, engineering, real estate, construction, pharmaceutical and healthcare, chemicals and energy, transport infrastructure, etc.

Among firm's clients are such leading companies: Ferrexpo AG, Ferrexpo Poltava Mining, Ferrexpo Eristovo Mining, Ferrexpo Belanovo Mining, Azovmash, Concorde Capital, AIS Group, ACME-Color, AutoKraz, NEST Corporation, Arterium Corp, Finance & Credit Bank, Terra Bank, NorYards AS, IC Omega, IC Avesta Insurance, Transitional Bank Cristalbank,  SOTA Cinema Group etc.


Goldblum and Partners

Gulliver Business Center, 17 Floor, 1A Sportivna Square,
Kiev, 01001, Ukraine
+380 44 362 7909

Goldblum and Partners is an international law firm specializing in corporate law, tax law, investments, transactions and dispute resolution.

We are working on individual solutions, which are used in different situations, not only locally but also internationally. Tracking transactions and advising on legislative norms of European countries, including Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the UK, the Netherlands, France and Belgium are accompanied by the direct participation of our offices in these countries. By turning to us you can be assured that we also take into account the norms and requirements of your local laws.

Due to the professionalism of our lawyers, we regularly give different interpretations and explanations for changes in legislation on various fields of law to the media.

Thanks to our successful work and positive customer recommendations Goldblum & Partners was nominated for the Ukrainian Legal Awards 2014 in the category Law firm-Newcomer of the year, we are also an exclusive member of the association of lawyers and tax advisors in Germany (WIRAS).

We are a member of several international professional associations. Every single year our company is included in the rankings, such as IFLR 1000, Legal 500 as one of the leading law firms. As to membership in Ukraine, we provide support as a major partner in the Ukrainian Bar Association and Legal Awards 2014 of Ukrainian law firms.

Areas of practice: Corporate and M&A, Company Formation, Shelf Companies, Company Liquidation, Banking and Finance, Real Estate and Construction, Intellectual Property and Hi-tech, Dispute Resolution, Tax, Labor, Bankruptcy.


Managing Partner: Dmitrij Pichugin



Ukrainian, Russian, English, German


Other offices: Germany, Hamburg ; Germany, Dusseldorf;  Austria, Vienna;  Netherlands, Amsterdam;  Russia, Moscow;  Ukraine, Kiev;  Switzerland, Zug;  Switzerland, Zurich; Belgium, Brussels; The UK, London, France, Paris


Gramatskiy & Partners

16 Mikhaylivska Street, Office 7,
Kiev, 01001, Ukraine
+380 44 581 1551

Gramatskiy & Partners is known as a trustworthy law firm, which has been successful in provision of legal assistance to its clients in various areas of law since its foundation. Gramatskiy & Partners is recognized as one of the leading law firms in Ukraine introducing high standards of legal services and performing exceptional proficiency.

From the moment of its foundation in 1998, Gramatskiy & Partners has acknowledged business legal practice as its own professional vocation and a mission of its serving to the public. The unique experience of a vast legal practice allows the firm to advise today more than a hundred of Ukrainian and foreign companies providing complex aid and assistance in legal matters, combining classic legal practice traditions with modern international standards of the legal services market.

Being a universal law firm, Gramatskiy & Partners has made its name in a capacity of a qualified provider of comprehensive legal service. Combination of scrupulous approach and customer-centered orientation in terms of rendering legal assistance enables the firm to individualize a wide range of its services for business of every certain client.

For more than 17 years Gramatskiy & Partners has been successfully developing its practice in the field of business (commercial) law, foreign economic activity, and the practice of international private law.

The pride of the firm is its staff — a team of professionals who had stood at the outset of the firm and have worked their way up from its foundation on the local and foreign legal service market and who continue working for the benefit of the firm and its respected clients.

The firm’s experts provide tailor-made advice on many different practice areas, including commercial, corporate, tax, foreign economic activity and foreign investments, copyright, mass media, labor, securities and stock market, disputes resolution, mediation, insolvency. Furthermore, many of the firm's clients have been successfully represented before public authorities and courts in civil, commercial, administrative and criminal cases.

Pragmatism and practical orientation are among distinctive features evinced by Gramatskiy & Partners in all the projects it was involved in; the firm bears responsibility for every memorandum and for every legal opinion, presented to the client. Gramatskiy & Partners structures and describes every legal procedure, as if the firm itself were to implement it in practice.

In addition Gramatskiy & Partners pays special attention to the issues of confidentiality of the proj-ects in which it assists because the law firm realizes the importance of information secrecy for the clients.



22 Shovkovychna Street,
Kiev, 01024, Ukraine
+380 44 390 7777; +380 57 728 0000
+380 44 253 4549; +380 57 714 0628

ILF has been on the Ukrainian legal market for over 20 years. ILF has offices in Kiev and Kharkov, as well as partner offices in the UK, France, Poland, USA and Cyprus.

ILF is the No. 1 law firm in Eastern Ukraine and is in the TOP-15 Ukrainian Law Firms Rating. ILF is in TOP-3 law firms in Banking and Finance and is in TOP-5 in Agribusiness.  It is recognized as the No.1 firm in troubled assets management, bad debt restructuring and recovery, as well as in representation before the ECHR.

As of 2014, ILF is an IPO-partner of the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

The firm is recommended by the Embassies of Germany and Poland in Ukraine.

ILF is a place of work for more than 50 highly qualified associates, tax and investment advisors as well as other international business experts.

The firm’s key industries include banking and finance, IT, medicine and pharmacy, agribusiness and alternative energy.

ILF meets international standards and uses the world's best practice in customer service. In particular we:

— follow the highest standards of confidentiality and business communication;

— hedge the legal risks of our clients at all stages;

— ILF partners are directly involved in our clients' projects;

— professional liability is insured by a top insurance company (PZU).



24B Genuezska Street,
Odessa, 65009, Ukraine
+380 482 33 7528
+380 482 33 7529

Interlegal is a recognized law firm with its head office in Odessa, the biggest sea-gate of Ukraine. Established in 1995, Interlegal acquired the reputation of boutique maritime law expert operating and servicing clients in the Black Sea region. Interlegal’s expertize has been focused on the following major practices crystalized from our 20 years of experience: shipping, transport & logistics, ports & terminals, international trade, corporate, investment & transactions, litigation & arbitration.

Within wide practice in commercial shipping Interlegal also renders the full range of yachting services: drawing up sales contracts for yachts and ships, their registration and insurance.

All participants of the transportation process are among the firm’s clients: cargo owners, carriers, forwarders, agents, ports, terminals, charterers, ship owners, insurers, banks, etc.

Interlegal employs 20 top level law experts advising clients 24/7. Careful selection brought together talented, enthusiastic, goal oriented professionals united by high standards team spirit able to solve hard tasks effectively and fast. Thinking of the future, in 2013 the firm grew 25% when it was enriched by young prospective lawyers. The firm was the first in Ukraine to implement a hybrid management system.

Continuously developing legal practice in Shipping and International trade in the Black Sea region, we opened offices in Georgia and in Istanbul, Turkey, where a new partner of Interlegal, Mehmet Dogu, leads the practice.

The annual research of legal service market Ukrainian Law Firms 2012-2014. A Handbook for Foreign Clients has determined Interlegal as one of the leading companies dealing with maritime, transport and infrastructure.

International Legal Center EUCON

33 Taras Shevchenko Blvd, Office 12, Kiev,
01032, Ukraine


53 Emilii Plater, Warsaw
+380 44 238 0944
+380 44 238 0413
+48 22 528 9490
+48 50 339 2053

Our philosophy for protecting a client’s rights is simple — to prevent legal risks and litigation.

International Legal Center EUCON provides services representing the interests and outsourcing of non-residents and residents doing business in Ukraine and abroad.

An important feature of services provided by the firm is a comprehensive study of clients’ problems, in particular, the involvement of auditors, financial advisers, tax advisers, deep doctrinal research tasks. This approach in work formed the structure of the Center, which includes the attorneys sector, audit sector, tax sector and sector of scientific advisers who in unison find not only effective but also competent decisions.

The firm operates within two offices. Yaroslav Romanchuk heads the Ukrainian office in Kiev and Ihor Yatsenko is head of the Polish office in Warsaw.

The team of International Legal Center EUCON advises clients on the most complicated issues of tax, transfer pricing, corporate, business restructuring, assets protection, commercialization of IP rights objects, tax planning with application of non-material assets.

The firm’s clients include international and Ukrainian industry leaders from oil and gas, energy, agriculture and food industry, telecommunications, trade, transport, metallurgy, chemical industry, construction, hospitality, finance, etc.

The performance of the International Legal Center EUCON and its partners is highlighted by numerous recognitions and awards.

Since 2010 EUCON has been included in the list of top 50 Leading Law Firms in Ukraine. In Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients, EUCON was also shortlisted as one of the Leading Law Firms in Tax for 2013-2014, while Yaroslav Romanchuk, managing partner, was named among the Top 5 tax lawyers in Ukraine. The 2014 edition of Legal 500 international legal directory gave the firm a high ranking and included it in Tier 2, while The Kyiv Post weekly — into Tier 1. The firm was recognized as The Best Tax Law Firm by Legal Awards 2014 and Breakthrough Firm in 2013.

In view of the current trends in tax policies, the International Legal Center EUCON has established a separate transfer pricing practice and engaged lawyers in addition to auditors and assessors. Thus, our clients receive a full range of services in this area — starting from development of internal policies and documentation to protection of interests in the process of contesting decisions.



1A Khoryva Street,
Kiev, 04071, Ukraine
+380 44 362 0189, +380 44 393 4012, +380 67 538 3005

Patent law company IPStyle focuses on intellectual property projects. For over 8 years we have been helping our clients to protect their creations and inventions. The approach to every project is unique. Therefore, we collaborate closely with business and industry consultants to make personalized business solutions for our clients based on the applicable IP law of Ukraine. We have in-depth experience both in trademark and patent law, and that's why we use complex approaches for cases involving intellectual property. Our experts focus on developing intellectual property protection strategy as well as the tax aspects of IP projects, including royalty, payments for transferring rights.

Due to our professionalism and specialized comprehensive approach, our customers include confectionery, dairy and pharmaceutical companies, information technology firms, etc. Our service is client-oriented and flexible.


Juscutum Attorneys Association

20 Esplanadnaya Street, Kiev,
01023, Ukraine ,
+380 44 223 3847

Juscutum Attorneys Association is an agile law firm, which was designed to provide legal support to innovative businesses domestically as well as internationally. Being a classic law firm with a full range of legal services (dispute resolution, corporate law, tax law, white-collar crimes), Juscutum also has unique industry specializations: IT & Media.

The firm’s attorneys have top-tier law firms experience and offer that same level of service at more reasonable prices.


Our clients:

The geography of our clients ranges from Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan and Georgia to the USA, France, Switzerland, Denmark, the Netherlands. Key clients include: Ciklum, ISM eCompany, Jelastic, Onyx, NixSolutions, Innovecs, Kuna Bitcoin Agency, BMS Consulting.

Core practice areas:

— IT & Media

— White-collar crime

— Tax law

— Corporate law

— Dispute resolution


Our Services for Tech Industry:

Apart of standard legal services, Juscutum has specific expertise in the following areas of the IT business:

— Legal support of IT outsourcing (offshore programming),

— Assistance with obtaining licenses for the sale of dual-purpose goods and services,

— Patent and copyright litigation,

— Handling of incoming and outgoing DMCA flow,

— Copyright clearance for media and IT products,

— Due-diligence and legal assistance in M&A deals,

— Transactions support for innovative startups,

— Creating and lobbying draft regulation in the area of IP, IT and media.


Kibenko, Onika & Partners

Business-Centre Parallel 50, 7/9 Ivanova Street, Office 9-06,
Kharkov, 61002, Ukraine
+380 57 717 7979
+380 57 717 7979

Kibenko, Onika & Partners is a rapidly developing national law firm. Our head office is located in Kharkov, the British branch office is in London; and partner offices operating to support the international projects of our clients are in Warsaw and Nicosia.

The firm is currently led by 5 partners, and is a workplace for almost 20 lawyers, who specialize in numerous areas of law. The following are only the key areas of our practice: Corporate Law, M&A; Antitrust & Competition; Real Estate; Construction, Natural Resources; Agribusiness; International Trade & Customs; Due Diligence; Business Restructuring; Wealth Management, International Financing; Defense in Criminal Cases; Litigation & Arbitration; Enforcement Procedure, Family Law.

The firm’s partners serve as counselors to the Ministry of the Agrarian Policy and Food, the Supreme Court of Ukraine, and the State Commission on Securities and Stock Market of Ukraine.

The firm’s partners are internationally recognized (Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, etc), and regularly enter the top positions of the national legal ratings (TOP-50 Ukrainian Law Firms and TOP-100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine).


Konnov & Sozanovsky

23 Shota Rustaveli Street, Suite 3,
Kiev, 01033, Ukraine
+380 (0) 44 490 5400
+380 (0) 44 490 5490

Konnov & Sozanovsky is a full-service law firm oriented towards providing comprehensive legal advice to Ukrainian and international clients. Since 1992 it has proved to be justly recognized as one of the leading law firms in Ukraine.

Konnov & Sozanovsky advises clients in the most popular business areas of law: agrarian law, banking and finance law, copyright and media law, commercial law and contracts, competition law, corporate law, intellectual property law, labor law, real estate, construction and land law, tax law, and has represented clients in large-scale mergers and acquisitions and litigation cases.

The firm practices an individual approach in each case, taking into consideration the peculiarities of a client’s business and its preferences. The firm’s rich experience covers legal advice of matters in such industries as advertising and design, agriculture, banking, energy and power, food industry, insurance, investment and the equity market, light industry, media and telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, publishing, real estate and construction, software, spirits industry, tobacco industry, trade and distribution, veterinary production.

Konnov & Sozanovsky is highly involved in the activities of the business community and is a full member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (ACC), Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA), European Business Association (EBA, Ukraine), Association of European Businesses (AEB, Russia), International Trademark Association (INTA).

Konnov & Sozanovsky is an exclusive member of First Law International (FLI) — the specialized international legal network, which has been operating on the legal market since 2003 and has already succeeded in integrating the most competitive law firms from more than 60 countries from all over the world. This allows FLI members to provide high quality legal assistance to clients in all major legal systems, thereby saving clients considerable time and resources, while maintaining service quality and confidentiality of information transferred.

The firm is ranked among the top Ukrainian law firms in accordance with annual surveys by the Yuridicheskaya Practika Weekly in 2014-1997.

The firm is recognized by major international legal surveys such as PLC Which Lawyer?, IFLR 1000, Legal 500 and Chambers Global. Specifically, the Chambers Global and Chambers Europe publications recommend Konnov & Sozanovsky in the IP field. According to the Legal 500 publication Konnov & Sozanovsky is recommended among 1st tier law firms in the sphere of IP as well as among 2nd tier law firms in the tax sphere. IFLR 1000 acknowledges the firm in the sphere of M&A. Annual publications of PLC Which Lawyer? recommend the firm in IP, competition, corporate/M&A and private equity/venture capital.


Law Offices of OMP

9 Tarasivska Street,
Kiev, 01033, Ukraine
+380 44 391 3001
+380 44 391 3002

Law Offices of OMP, founded in 2007, is now the most dynamically developing law firm in Ukraine. We provide legal assistance to both domestic and international clients. Our team of 45 lawyers offers a full range of legal services, from complex capital market transactions to land disputes and international tax planning. Our practice areas include, inter alia, farm law, real estate and construction law, tax planning, pharmaceutical law, banking & finance and antimonopoly regulation.

Law Offices of OMP is one of the leading legal advisors to IT, construction & development, agribusinesses, healthcare/ pharmaceuticals practice areas in Ukraine. OMP’s partners named among TOP 100 lawyers in Ukraine. Our team is included in ТОР 50 best law firms of Ukraine, LEGAL 500, — recommend Law Offices of OMP.

Law Offices of OMP specializes on complex support of investment projects, as well as legal support to the businesses acquired as a result of our clients’ investment decisions. OMP advises on general corporate matters, foreign investments, M&A issues, including antitrust issues, IP, regulatory aspects, real estate and land issues, litigation and other legal aspects.

As a full service law firm we provide not only legal support to our clients, but also consultancy support on different taxation issues, including international and Ukrainian tax structuring, tax reviews and due diligences of business and separate investment assets.

High professional level, awareness of the latest changes and tendencies in legal regulation and legal practice gives us an opportunity to provide the following categories of services in compliance with the best standards of Ukrainian and international practice including:

— tax planning and structuring of business with application of both international and domestic tax initiatives;

— implementation with the use of corporate, contract, labor law, intellectual property vehicles;

— tax reviews and day-to-day consulting on tax issues;

— representing clients’ interests in the disputes with the tax and customs authorities in Ukraine

We build lasting relationships with our clients. Our goal is to guide them through the changes in the regulatory landscape of Ukraine. We help our clients to understand the business and legal environment of the country and be successful in it.

The people and companies we work with shape our business. Our clients come from different countries and industries. We work with half of the globe and always find a common language with them. Our lawyers are fluent in Ukrainian, English, German and Russian. Our law firm has a global mind but a Ukrainian heart. Our aim is to build the largest national law firm with strong international expertise and global ambitions.


Sophia Business Centre, 5 Floor, 6 Rylsky Lane, Kiev,
01601, Ukraine ,
+380 44 228 6080

Lexwell & Partners is a full-service professional law firm dedicated to providing efficient, innovative and commercially driven legal solutions. The firm’s experience, outstanding team and language capacity have enabled it to deliver comprehensive corporate and commercial legal services to leading multinational and domestic companies.

Lexwell & Partners is extremely experienced in mergers and acquisitions, investment, corporate, and litigation practices. Thus, the firm has handled acquisitions by Evraz and its affiliates of the Ukrainian metals and mining assets (YuGOK, Dnepropetrovsk Metallurgical Plant named after Petrovsky (DMZ named after Petrovsky), Sukhaya Balka, Bagleykoks, Dneprokoks, Dneprodzerzhinsky Coking Plant (Dneprodzerzhinsky KXZ)) amounting to about USD 3 billion, acquisition by international cement holding CRH a variety of Ukrainian assets, including Podolskiy, Odessa and Nikolaev cement plants, granite quarries and concrete plants, and their further modernization for a total of over USD 500 million, advising on litigation in the High Court of Justice in London on the assets of Ferrexpo (Poltava GOK), a top 500 LSE-listed company with more than USD 1 billion market capitalisation, representation in USD 100 million National Oil & Gas Company litigations, representing interests of East Metals in the course of arbitration as per USD 50 million dispute, etc.

The firm is widely recognised as one of the most reputable Ukrainian law firm. The professional level of its lawyers is highly ranked in legal market researches by Ukrainian Law Firms, LexQuorum, The Legal 500, The Kyiv Post, Yuridicheskaya Practica Weekly and others. Thus, since the moment of Lexwell & Partners foundation and years afterwards (2005 — 2012), the leading Ukrainian legal periodical Yuridicheskaya Practica Weekly listed the firm among the Top 5 Ukrainian Law Firms ranked by revenue per lawyer. In 2008, Lexwell & Partners came in first place in Ukraine’s largest M&A deal rating (USD 3 billion); in 2009 and 2012 — in the largest litigation case rating (USD 1 billion). In 2013, among top 10 cross-border M&A transactions in Ukraine for 2011-2013 published by Forbes, 20% of transactions were handled by our lawyers. The M&A experience of Lexwell & Partners was recognized in Legal 500 and the leading English-language publication The Kyiv Post listed partner Andrey Kolupaev among the Top 5 Lawyers in Ukraine.

Lexwell & Partners key clients are multinational and leading national companies, including Bridgestone, CRH, DuPont, Evraz Group, Honda, ING, Marubeni Corporation, Pfizer, Subaru, Sumitomo Corporation, Toyota, VS Energy Group and many others.

Pakharenko & Partners

72 Chervonoarmiyska Street, Business Centre Olimpiysky,
Kiev, 03150, Ukraine
+380 44 593 9693
+380 44 451 4048

Pakharenko & Partners was established in 1992 and is one of the leading players among intellectual property and law firms in Central Europe with offices in Kiev and London.

Main Areas of Practice:

— Intellectual Property;

— Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protection, Strategy and Enforcement;

— Anti-Counterfeiting & Anti-Piracy;

— Corporate & Commercial Law;

— Advertising & Media Law;

— Pharmaceutical Law;

— Competition Law;

— Commercial and IP Litigation.


Intellectual Property

The firm provides full IP service coverage to develop successful protection and enforcement strategies for our clients, covering the development of IP portfolio; acquisition and commercialization of IPRs; assistance in conducting market research and market monitoring; and management and enforcement of IPRs at national and international level. Pakharenko & Partners deal with all intellectual property assets, including patents (inventions and utility models), designs, trademarks and geographical indications, domain names, copyright and related rights and plant breeders’ rights.

Being at the heart of both domestic and international intellectual property regime developments strengthens the firm’s ability to keep its clients continuously updated on any changes affecting their intellectual property rights. The firm is dedicated to the principle of developing an effective IP system which enables businesses from all over the world to reap the rewards of their intellectual property assets.

The company has assisted in drafting intellectual property legislation and now continues to act as advisors to a range of government agencies.


Anti-Counterfeiting & Anti-Piracy

The company’s services in this field cover: registration of IPRs in the customs register and representation of clients following customs seizures; investigation of infringements; trap purchases; sending warning letters and notices to infringers; drafting and filing applications to the police in order to initiate criminal actions and cooperation with the police in preparation for raids; legal counseling on anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy measures and developing anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy strategies; and finally representation in courts in criminal and civil cases brought against counterfeiters.

Patent Law Agency Synergy

33 Pushkinskaya Street, Office 9 Kiev,
01054, Ukraine ,
+380 44 331 6546 Tel./Fax

Patent Law Agency Synergy is a creative, professional and experienced team of patent attorneys, advocates, lawyers and experts in the field of intellectual property.

The history of Agency started in the year 2005. Initially, it was founded by the practicing lawyers and patent attorneys: Viktoriya Ostapchuk, Alina Seroshtan and Anna Kravchuk. Under their well-coordinated direction the Agency strengthened its positions and significantly expanded the range of services offered.

Synergy provides the full legal support of client’s intellectual and creative achievements – from registration of intellectual property item to the development of rights protection strategy based on recent trends in enforcement practices.

Our Agency team of the patent attorneys, advocates and lawyers assists in solving the following issues:

- conduct of legal audit of intellectual property items with the subsequent development of models for their protection, provision of legal opinions on the creation of items portfolio;

- registration of actions concerning intellectual property items and relevant operations in Ukraine and abroad;

- development of contractual models of operational execution with the intellectual property items taking into account the tax considerations;

- construction and implementation of strategies to protect the rights and interests of clients as to the intellectual property items in courts, Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, internal affairs agencies, customs and other government agencies;

- IT and Internet projects protection.

Being closely related to business community and IT-society, the Agency is a member of the European Business Association, the Association of Information Technology Enterprises of Ukraine. The lawyers and advocates of the Agency are actively involved in the activities of Ukrainian Bar Association, Ukrainian Advocates’ Association, All-Ukrainian Association of Patent Attorneys as their members. Being fully engaged in the activity of associations Agency’s experts are constantly in touch with recent trends, practices, and changes in legislation.

Achievements of the Agency are more than 2000 registered trademarks, about 300 successful IP purchase and sale transactions, experience in protecting the interests in the Appeals Chamber of intellectual property, courts, customs, more than 300 contracts developed for individual models of work with intellectual property.

Among clients are such companies as, Wargaming LLP,, 1C Bitrix Ukraine, WDS, Axor Group, Tavr Media, UA Pay, LeBoutique, Be First marketing school, Knaipa Pro Group, Financial English Business School, Onix-Soft, IQ Taxi, SK Tuote OY, VIVO, Prostoprint, Dunapack Ukraina, Kimiko, Pesto Café, BEER FISH, Omni Optic, Onlyprint, Oxford School, RBC, Arcada, UDC Liсensing Agency, Benish GPS Ukraine, Acibadem, Mobilochka, Favorit, Concern GALNAFTOGAZ, YARMAK MUSIC, A.R.Music, ENERGOBANK,  Ukrainskaya Pravda, IDEA BANK, Ukrainian public organization Road Safety Association, InstaPrint, Euromed.

Pavlenko Legal Group

23A Zlotoustivska Street,
Kiev, 01135, Ukraine
Tel.+380 44 281 0600:
Fax.+380 44 281 0601:

Pavlenko Legal Group was founded in 2008 by the famous attorney-at-law Oleksandra Pavlenko. Now the company is among the national leaders of legal business. In December 2014 the teamlaunched a major rebranding campaign.

The company provides a full range of legal services to national and foreign businesses. The team of lawyers is implementing a new approach to services, offering not just legal services and support, the company generates personalized and unconventional solutions based on objective information.

The main areas of practice: are litigation, corporate dispute resolution, taxation (including tax planning, structuring/restructuring, application of foreign jurisdictions), defense in criminal procedures (economic crimes), securities legislation, the protection of business interests in the agriculture, as well as issues related to the interaction of government and business (lobbying, public-private partnerships).

Most of the firm`s  lawyers have the status of the attorney-at-law, the team includes accredited mediators and international arbitrators, lawyers specializing in representing interests of the clients in the European Court of Human Rights.

The firm`s lawyers are active participants in a professional legal community, they are the members of business associations such as EBA, IBAandgovernment and departmental working groups on various law issues. As a special recognition of the professionalism and merit of Oleksandra Pavlenko, the founder of Pavlenko Legal Group, was her appointment as the First Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine.

Expert legal assessment of the company’s lawyers is demanded by leading legal and business publications. Team members are presented in various national and international rankings, such as: The Legal 500 EMEA, Legal Experts, and 50 Leading Law Firms of Ukraine in 2015.


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Phenomena, LLC

Leonardo Business Centre 11th Floor, 19-21 Bohdana Khmelnytskoho Street,
Kyiv, 01030, Ukraine
+380 (44) 359-0444
+380 (44) 359-0455

Phenomena, LLC is a Ukrainian law firm advising on large and most complex transactions as well as providing legal support in connection with day-to-day operations of its clients.  We are the firm of choice for the world’s most successful and demanding clients, who know us for our high quality transaction work as well as our in-depth knowledge of law.  Our lawyers cover the full spectrum of finance, corporate and other transactions and have been instrumental in many developments in the modern Ukrainian legal system.  The reputation of our legal experts is confirmed by authoritative legal rankings, including Best Lawyers, Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, PLC Which Lawyer?, The Legal 500 and Ukrainian Law Firms.

Phenomena’s areas of expertise cover banking and finance, capital markets, competition and antitrust, corporate, debt restructuring, dispute resolution, insolvency, intellectual property, labour and employment, mergers and acquisitions, privatisation, and real estate.  We are working in various industries, such as: agriculture; consumer goods; food and beverages; energy; financial institutions; government relations; metals and mining; pharmaceuticals; power generation and distribution; and telecom, media and technology.

We provide a broad scope of legal services to foreign and local, state and privately held clients that include financial institutions, investment funds, supranational lenders and large corporations.  Our attorneys advised Amsterdam Trade Bank N.V., Bank Hapoalim, BNP Paribas, Cargill Financial Services International Inc., Credit Suisse First Boston (Ukraine), Deutsche Bank AG, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Export-Import Bank of the United States, ING Belgium NV/SA, International Finance Corporation, Lombard Odier, Mittal Steel, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Standard Bank plc, and UniCredit Bank Austria AG.


10 Muzeyny Provulok,
Kiev, 01001, Ukraine
+380 44 499 6000
+380 44 499 6250

Sayenko Kharenko is Ukraine’s leading law firm with internationally oriented full-service practice and a Ukrainian law representative office situated in London. In 2015, Sayenko Kharenko collected the national Law Firm of the Year Award twice, having been recognized Ukraine’s best team both by 2015 IFLR European Awards and 2015 Who’s Who Legal Awards. For the eighth consecutive year Sayenko Kharenko has nabbed the top spot by number of deals (according to Top 50 Largest Deals League Table by Yuridicheskaya Practika Publishing), and was recognized as one of the two best law firms in Ukraine in 2014. The firm is highly recommended in Ukraine by all major international guides, including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR1000, and The Legal 500.


About its International Trade Group

Sayenko Kharenko International Trade Practice Group offers a wealth of experience across the full spectrum of cross-border trade regulation and policy to help clients manage risks and maximize opportunities associated with the increasing regulation of international trade in goods and services worldwide.

Sayenko Kharenko is one of the few national law firms with a stellar team of lawyers experienced with a myriad of complex of rules of the World Trade Organization law (WTO). The firm′s team continually advises foreign and domestic companies, manufacturers, exporters, and importers on the enforcement of the WTO rules. Sayenko Kharenko lawyers advise both Ukrainian and foreign companies on bilateral and regional agreements — free trade and customs union agreements.

Sayenko Kharenko trade team regularly helps domestic and international clients set up new routes to market, which involves establishing or restructuring international distribution networks or cross-border agency relationships, elaborating franchise agreements and retail concessions, and dealing with exports, imports and parallel trade issues.

Sayenko Kharenko trade lawyers are highly reputed among colleagues and professional community, recommended by leading legal directories for Trade, Customs and Franchising in Ukraine. They also serve as Ukraine’s national experts on agency, distribution and franchising of the International Distribution Institute.


Synergy Patent Law Agency

33 Pushkinskaya Street, Office 9 Kiev,
01054, Ukraine ,
+380 44 331 6546 Tel./Fax

Patent Law Agency Synergy is a creative, professional and experienced team of patent attorneys, advocates, lawyers and experts in the field of intellectual property.

The history of Agency started in the year 2005. Initially, it was founded by the practicing lawyers and patent attorneys: Viktoriya Ostapchuk, Alina Seroshtan and Anna Kravchuk. Under their well-coordinated direction the Agency strengthened its positions and significantly expanded the range of services offered.

Synergy provides the full legal support of client’s intellectual and creative achievements – from registration of intellectual property item to the development of rights protection strategy based on recent trends in enforcement practices.

Our Agency team of the patent attorneys, advocates and lawyers assists in solving the following issues:

- conduct of legal audit of intellectual property items with the subsequent development of models for their protection, provision of legal opinions on the creation of items portfolio;

- registration of actions concerning intellectual property items and relevant operations in Ukraine and abroad;

- development of contractual models of operational execution with the intellectual property items taking into account the tax considerations;

- construction and implementation of strategies to protect the rights and interests of clients as to the intellectual property items in courts, Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, internal affairs agencies, customs and other government agencies;

- IT and Internet projects protection.

Being closely related to business community and IT-society, the Agency is a member of the European Business Association, the Association of Information Technology Enterprises of Ukraine. The lawyers and advocates of the Agency are actively involved in the activities of Ukrainian Bar Association, Ukrainian Advocates’ Association, All-Ukrainian Association of Patent Attorneys as their members. Being fully engaged in the activity of associations Agency’s experts are constantly in touch with recent trends, practices, and changes in legislation.

Achievements of the Agency are more than 2000 registered trademarks, about 300 successful IP purchase and sale transactions, experience in protecting the interests in the Appeals Chamber of intellectual property, courts, customs, more than 300 contracts developed for individual models of work with intellectual property.

Among clients are such companies as, Wargaming LLP,, 1C Bitrix Ukraine, WDS, Axor Group, Tavr Media, UA Pay, LeBoutique, Be First marketing school, Knaipa Pro Group, Financial English Business School, Onix-Soft, IQ Taxi, SK Tuote OY, VIVO, Prostoprint, Dunapack Ukraina, Kimiko, Pesto Café, BEER FISH, Omni Optic, Onlyprint, Oxford School, RBC, Arcada, UDC Liсensing Agency, Benish GPS Ukraine, Acibadem, Mobilochka, Favorit, Concern GALNAFTOGAZ, YARMAK MUSIC, A.R.Music, ENERGOBANK,  Ukrainskaya Pravda, IDEA BANK, Ukrainian public organization Road Safety Association, InstaPrint, Euromed.



TCM Group Ukraine

10A Vozdvyzhenska Street, Kiev,
04071, Ukraine ,
+38 044 228 1338

TCM Group Ukraine is a Ukrainian office of TCM Group International Ltd., which is a unique alliance of 35 law offices and 110 agencies, practicing international commercial dispute resolution in a total of 145 countries.

TCM Group International was established in 1987, when a small group of globally minded credit management law firms and debt collection agencies, primarily located in the Pacific Rim, banded together to combat the rising tide of outstanding receivables and collection costs in international trade.

While creating a one-stop shop for international companies, organizations, and individuals in need of global credit management solutions, international commercial dispute resolution and international commercial debt recovery services, TCM’s founding members aimed to give their clients access to the combined experience and expertise of a cross-border, cross-jurisdictional network.

Over that time, the Group has acquired a first-class record in enhancing the cash flow for the vast majority of its clients by delivering sound credit management services and, above all, the successful recovery of international accounts receivables and delinquent debts, both amicably and through court settlement.

With over 25 years of experience in global credit management and debt recovery, the offices of TCM Group International have developed an understanding of complex legislative, cultural and logistical challenges their clients face in recovering outstanding receivables across multiple boarders, languages, cultures, time zones, and currencies.

Since 2014, TCM Group International has been represented in Ukraine through its office in Kiev, providing Ukrainian clients with a unique opportunity to access its offices worldwide.

At the same time, TCM Group Ukraine represents all foreign offices of TCM Group International in international dispute resolution in Ukraine, building on the Group’s knowledge and expertise in the following areas: international commercial litigation and arbitration, negotiations and mediations, international commercial debt collection, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, and bankruptcy proceedings.

TCM Group Offices: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United States of America.

Vasil Kisil & Partners

Leonardo Business Centre, 17/52A Bogdana Khmelnitskogo Street,
Kiev, 01030, Ukraine
+380 44 581 7777
+380 44 581 7770

Vasil Kisil & Partners is a leading independent multi-disciplinary Ukrainian law firm with a thriving international and national practice. We work as a trusted adviser on high-profile local and international matters and cater to large domestic and global corporate clients, including many Fortune 500 companies.

In Ukraine, the Vasil Kisil & Partners brand is synonymous with great depth and breadth of legal expertise and experience, which has created superior value for our clients since 1992.

Vasil Kisil & Partners is a Ukrainian law firm that delivers sophisticated legal advice in banking & finance, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, business & commercial law, dispute resolution, tax law, energy and natural resources law, intellectual property law, international trade law, labor and employment law, real estate and construction law, as well as public private partnership, concessions and infrastructure law.

We provide legal services international and domestic companies, as well as private individuals, dealing in banking and financial industry sectors, agriculture, chemical, construction, energy, hi-tech, general commodities, insurance, IT, media, metallurgy, pharmaceutical, real estate, shipbuilding, telecommunications, trading, transport, and other industries and economy sectors.

The firm’s clients include such world-known companies as Air Liquide, Alfa Bank (Ukraine), Alpcot Agro, Ardagh, Arricano, Astellas Pharma, Bayer Consumer, BNP Paribas, British American Tobacco, Central European Media Enterprises, Coca Cola, Credit Agricole Group, Hubei Changyang Hongxin Industrial Group, Danone, Dell Inc., DuPont, EBRD, Ericsson, Energy Standard Group, Eurosport, Ferrexpo AG, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Inditex Group, LG Electronics, MTS, Moody’s, NCH Capital, Opel, Philips, Piraeus Bank, Red Bull, Samsung, Sberbank of Russia, Seven Hills, Shell, Shelton Petroleum, Sony Corp, St. Sophia Homes, Swedbank AB, Tchibo, Thomson Reuters, UkrSibbank, UniCredit Group, Uniqa, Utair, Vanco International / Vanco Energy, Volkswagen, YouTube, etc.



Business Center Bashnya No.5, 22 Rybalska Street, Porch 13,
Kiev, 01011, Ukraine
+380 44 581 1633
+38 0 44 581 1533

Ukrainian law firm VB PARTNERS was founded in 2005 and in that time our firm has acquired a reputation of highly-qualified specialists in various areas of law.

The firm provides comprehensive legal assistance and business consulting services to national and foreign investors all over Ukraine.

Over the last 8 years VB PARTNERS has gained deep expertise in such areas as corporate, M&A, litigation, white-collar crime, taxation, competition and antitrust, investments and real estate.

VB PARTNERS is considerably good in the retail, real estate and construction, media & entertainment, tobacco, alcohol, energy, oil and gas sectors.

It provides effective and accurate legal advice regarding:

— Full legal assistance to foreign investors on the territory of Ukraine;

— Litigation and arbitration;

— Legal representation at state authorities;

— Disputes with the state as to taxation, antimonopoly and customs legislation;

— Protection of property (corporate, investment and privatization disputes, protection and recovery of penalty on real estate, securities and other assets);

— Comprehensive legal assistance to the energy, oil and gas industries;

— Qualified legal representation in criminal cases, etc.

In the last 3 years VB PARTNERS has been in the TOP 50 of the best domestic law firms in Ukraine.  Our firm’s partners are consistently placed on the list of leading Ukrainian specialists of the country's legal market by the most authoritative international and Ukrainian market reviews.

Confidentiality compliance, trustworthiness and immediate response to challenges posed by clients and demands constitute an integral part of the firm’s operating philosophy.

We are proud to be described as an effective and dynamic law firm.