The Institute of International Relations at Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University: Master’s Degree in International Law; English language interpreter, the Diplomat Academy of Ukraine under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Master’s Degree in Foreign Policy.
Pavlo Khodakovsky, Partner, heads the Employment, Tax/International Tax, Personal Data Protection practices and Insurance, Information Technology (IT) industrial practices at Arzinger.
Prior to joining Arzinger, Pavlo Khodakovsky was Head of the Department for International and Legal Activities in the Office of the Ukrainian Parliament’s Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman). He has worked on the development and implementation of joint human rights projects with international organizations like the UNDP, the OSCE and the European Council.
Pavlo has also worked for high ranking Ukrainian corporations, in particular at the Ukrainian Financial Group, where he was responsible for legal support of various issues of corporate governance, asset management, securities, taxation, etc. Performing respective duties, Mr. Khodakovsky has occupied the posts of Deputy Director of an asset management company and Head of the supervisory board of a corporate investment fund.
Pavlo has worked for the Ukrainian Transport Insurance JSC, where he handled property insurance contracts.
Corporate/ M&A, Employment, Tax/International Tax, Private Clients, Personal Data Protection
Insurance, Information Technology
Ukrainian, Russian, English
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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.