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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.