Lawyers Profiles
Vitaliy SERDYUK Partner, AVER LEX Attorneys at law. Attorney-at-law, Board Member of the Ukrainian Tax Advisors Association , Coordinator of the Section of attorneys and lawyers of the Ukrainian Bar Association.


Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (2002), V.M. Koretsky Institute of State and Law of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Professional experience:

Vitaliy Serdyuk is one of the few highly qualified experts of criminal cases in the sphere of commercial and corporate activity, in the field of protection of the subjects of entrepreneurial activity and anti-raiding protection of businesses. He has exceptional experience in providing legal support during investigation of criminal cases connected with the seizure of state property in an especially large amount. Mr. Serdyuk was the leader of a working group of the Ukrainian Bar Association dealing with reform of the Criminal Procedural Code. Serdyuk Vitaliy actively ensures the provision of emergency legal defense against unlawful actions on the part of state authorities and third persons within the framework of the Ukrainian Bar Association Hot line, NGO The Bar Council of Ukraine, the Bar Council of Kiev.

As consistent with the research 50 Leading Law Firms of Ukraine 2014, 2013 Vitaliy was awarded as the leading lawyer in criminal cases. According to all-Ukrainian independent public rating Attorney of the year 2013 Vitaliy was among the top 5 attorneys. In 2013 and 2014 Vitaliy was recognized by Ukrainian Law Firms 2013. A Handbook for Foreign Clients as the one of the best in the fields of criminal law/business crime. In 2012 Mr. Serdyuk received an award in The Best Criminal Case Attorney nomination, which was a part of the annual legal prize. In 2010 and 2011 he was among the top 10 associates in the sphere of legal services according to Yuridicheskaya Practika Weekly.

Practice Areas:

White-Collar Crime


Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English

Vitaliy SERDYUK is a notable practitioner in

Criminal Law/ Business Crime

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!