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In Oleh Marchenko, Marchenko Danevych has one of Ukraine’s most highly regarded tax lawyers. He has recently acted for Johnson & Johnson in numerous tax disputes and transfer pricing matters. Hilton Worldwide, Eli Lilly and British Airways are also clients.

One of the best in tax litigation’, WTS Tax Legal Consulting LLC has ‘excellent industry knowledge’. Alexander Minin has ‘good analytical skills’, and is recommended along with Alexander Shemiatkin and Ivan Shynkarenko. Clients include Procter & Gamble and Louis Dreyfus Commodities.

Clients report ‘a high level of service and reliability’ from Denis Lysenko’s team at Aequo, which recently advised global fashion group Inditex on tax planning; Zara Ukraine on profit tax and dividends; and the EBRD on tax matters relating to borrowers in eastern Ukraine’s conflict zone.

Arzinger has ‘good-quality, skilled lawyers’ in the ‘always available’ Pavlo Khodakovsky and Olga Baranova. Khodakovsky recently advised a pharmaceutical company and an international agricultural equipment company.

The ‘meticulous, precise and cooperativeOksana Kneychuk leads the tax planning and corporate structuring practice at Eterna Law, (formerly known as AstapovLawyers) which ‘provides well-founded and reasonable arguments’.

Oleksiy Didkovskiy’s team at Astershas the experience and local knowledge to offer efficient solutions’. Alexey Khomyakov and Constantin Solyarmake sure every detail is taken care of’.

Avellum is ‘an excellent service provider’. Mykola Stetsenko, Yuriy Nechayev and Vadim Medvedev advised Novartis on local tax aspects of its $20bn joint venture programme.

Hennadiy Voytsitskyi at Baker McKenzie – CIS, Limited is a leading player in the tax planning market. His clients include ArcelorMittal and Erste Group.

DLA Piper Ukraine LLC is ‘prompt and solution-oriented’. The ‘pragmatic’ Svitlana Musienko covers VAT matters, tax disputes and tax structuring for a broad client base including Mondelez and Pfizer.

At Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, Oleksandr Maydanyk and the ‘technically excellent’ Arsen Miliutin count Irish Bank Resolution Corporation and Johnson Controls Ukraine among their clients. They recently acted for a petroleum products supplier in tax amnesty proceedings.

International Legal Center EUCON has ‘one of the strongest teams in the market’. Yaroslav Romanchuk is ‘one of Ukraine’s top tax lawyers’, and recently represented PJSC Linik in tax disputes totalling $13m.

Ilyashev & Partners has a team of ‘great technicians who care about clients’; in particular Roman Marchenko is ‘extremely bright’.

At Integrites, Vyacheslav Korchev led a team advising Iron Mountain on the tax elements of its $350m CIS acquisition programme. Nataliya Tomashevskaya excels in tax planning and audit matters.

LCF Law Group has ‘a strong litigation team truly experienced in tax’; Artem Stoianov and Anna Ogrenchuk have ‘dyed-in-the-wool skill in handling large cases’. Stoianov recently acted for Universal Bank in relation to a $6m tax audit.

The greatly respected Iryna Marushko at Lavrynovych & Partners worked with White & Case LLP to advise the State Administration of Railways Transport on the tax elements of a $500m bond issue.

Andriy Romanchuk’s team at Moris Group acted for Ukrtransgaz in a $43m tax dispute concerning the annulment of assessment notices.

PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Andrey Pronchenko and Alexander Protsyuk have a strong track record in tax disputes. Clients include agricultural processor ADM and beauty company Oriflame.

Michael Kharenko’s team at Sayenko Kharenko has ‘a high level of competence and quality’, and acts for clients such as BTG Pactual. Dmytro Korbut is ‘a stellar expert in tax’. Serhiy Verlanov recently joined from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

At Sokolovskyi and Partners Law Firmthe quality of work remains consistently high, as does value for money’. Vladyslav Sokolovskyi and litigator Tetiana Lysovets are ‘attorneys clients can trust’. Sokolovskyi recently represented Agrotekheksport in a tax appeal.

Andriy Stelmashchuk at Vasil Kisil & Partners advised the European Business Association on changes to local tax regulation, and acted for ATB-Invest in disputes with customs authorities.

At CMS, Anna Pogrebna successfully represented Schmitz Cargobull in three tax disputes regarding the qualification of non-commercial representative offices as permanent establishments. Olexander Martinenko is recommended.

Dentons’ practice focuses on international tax advice and litigation, with Igor Davydenko and Ihor Mehedynyuk recommended. TVEL Nuclear Fuel Company is a key client.

Law Firm Dynasty is ‘one of the most renowned firms’ in Dnipropetrovsk, and has ‘highly professional and experienced lawyers’ including the ‘highly qualified’ Yevheniy Smiyuha.

At FCLex Law Firm, Sergiy Chuyev acted for Bilotserkivska Central Heating and Power Plant in litigation regarding $30m in tax notifications, and also represented Ferrexpo in a $52m dispute.

Gramatskiy&Partners is ‘irreproachable’, and provides ‘optimal solutions’. Mykola Voytovych recently represented TIZ Ozerne in six tax disputes. Ernest Gramatskiy and Igor Reutov are recommended for transfer pricing matters.

ICF Legal Service is ‘flexible, focused and effective’. ‘First-class professionalNatalya Ulyanova is ‘clever, proactive and client-oriented’, and recently advised Russian pharmaceuticals company Infamed on tax matters.

Vita Forsiuk’s team at Jurimex Legal Solutions is ‘timely, accurate and commercially effective’. The firm advised state lottery operator MSL in relation to 20 simultaneous tax inspections.

Mykola Dolenko and Vitaliy Patsyuk lead the team at KPD Consulting Law Firm, which advised DCH on the tax aspects of its acquisition of Ukrsibbank’s $50m loan portfolio.

Lexwell & Partners’ ‘knowledgeable, experienced and commercial team always delivers positive results’. The ‘client-oriented’ Igor Nagai acted for Podilsky Cement in a $10m tax reassessment appeal.

At Oleksandr Peremezhko & Partners, the ‘intelligent and skilfulOleksandr Peremezhko and ‘fast-thinking and fast-acting’ Vladimir Vitko represented B&H in a $3m VAT dispute.

Onstan Law Firm provides ‘great service’ in disputes and tax planning. Yuriy Fedchyshyn and Andriy Fedchyshyn are ‘very practical in court proceedings’.

At SDM Partners LLC, ‘the service is always at the highest level’. Dmytro Syrota and Mykola Melnykunderstand clients’ needs’. They acted for an international medical group in a €28m tax dispute.

SK Group Attorneys at Law has ‘a strong, loyal team’. ‘Brilliant attorney’ Yuliya Kurylo and the ‘gifted, unbreakable’ Olga Solovyova ‘feel at home in the courtroom’.

Vladimir Vashchenko’s team at VB Partners is ‘professional, experienced and friendly’. It recently represented ZAIK and Lukoil subsidiary LUK-Avia Oil in tax disputes.

Anna Kvederis at Wolf Theiss represented Cleanosol Trading Company in a €100,000 tax dispute.

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