Ukraine > Tax
Index of tables
Cai & Lenard
- Gramatskiy and Partners
Jurimex Legal Solutions
- SDM Partners Law Firm
- Vladimir Didenko – Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
Valentyn Gvozdiy –
Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm
- Oleh Marchenko – Ulysses
- Alexander Minin – KM Partners
- Svitlana Musienko – DLA Piper Ukraine LLC
- Maxim Oleksiyuk – KM Partners
Konstantin Pilkov –
Cai & Lenard
- Alexander Shemiatkin – KM Partners
- Hennadiy Voytsitskyi – Baker & McKenzie – CIS, Limited
KM Partners is ‘highly professional and always timely’. Alexander Minin and Alexander Shemiatkin are ‘la crème de la crème’. The firm has a comprehensive tax advisory and litigation practice, and advised on over 200 tax matters last year, including representing multinationals in complex disputes.
Ulysses’ broad practice handles complex transactional matters such as corporate restructuring and cross-border investment, and high-value disputes including the largest ever customs value and transfer pricing case in Ukraine. It provides ‘high-quality advice and value for money’. In particular, Oleh Marchenko is ‘flexible’ and ‘delivers on commitments’, and Olena Voznyuk has ‘deep knowledge and a proactive approach’. The team advised INN on tax structuring of its investment into a five-star hotel development.
Arzinger is highly recommended for tax disputes and advisory work, thanks to Pavlo Khodakovsky, Sergiy Shkylar and Wolfram Rehbock. Recently it advised a leading pharmaceuticals company on tax-efficient structures.
Asters is ‘highly professional with a deep knowledge of market practice’, and the firm advised Ukrainian National Lottery on tax issues. Oleksiy Didkovskiy, Vadym Samoilenko and Constantin Solyar provide ‘comprehensive analysis, and have deep expertise and experience’.
Baker & McKenzie – CIS, Limited is ‘one of the smartest and most adaptable firms’. Hennadiy Voytsitskyi’s team includes Yuriy Zalusky, who is ‘a real asset; very strong on litigation’. The firm advises leading companies in sectors such as technology and financial services.
DLA Piper Ukraine LLC’s Illya Sverdlov and recently promoted partner Svitlana Musienko are highly recommended. Regular clients for tax advisory work include ENI, Sanofi Aventis, Wrigley and Avon.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is recommended for tax disputes and pre-litigation advice.
Integrites is ‘on a par with some of the best’, particularly in tax disputes. Natalia Tomashevskaya’s team advised a large metallurgical corporation on a $44m dispute.
Konnov & Sozanovsky’s Yevgeniya Derbal is highly recommended for tax planning and disputes.
Andrey Pronchenko heads the practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, which is ‘competitive and client-oriented’. Its large team of associates is ‘highly appreciated and responsible’. Clients include large international agribusinesses.
‘One of the best law firms in Ukraine’, Sayenko Kharenko brings the vast experience of Michael Kharenko to bear on transactional matters. The team advised Kimberly-Clark on VAT issues.
CMS’ Graham Conlon and Anna Pogrebna handle tax advisory work for clients including ENI and Soufflet Group.
Dentons’ Igor Davidenko advises clients such as Herbalife and Marriott International.
Gide Loyrette Nouel’s Taras Koval is recommended for his advice to French multinationals and international energy companies in transactional matters and disputes.
Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm’s Valentyn Gvozdiy is a renowned tax expert and head of the Ukrainian Bar Association’s tax committee.
Litigator Roman Marchenko and advisory specialist Maksym Kopeychykov at Ilyashev & Partners are highly recommended. The team recently represented Poltava Petroleum in a $11.4m dispute.
LCF Law Group has ‘highly skilled experts with a high level of experience and knowledge’. Anna Ogrenchuk and Artem Stoianov are ‘very diplomatic and always safeguard their clients’ interests’. The team recently acted for Vikoil in a $10m tax dispute.
Lavrynovych & Partners has an excellent record in tax disputes, and ‘knows what a deadline means’. Iryna Marushko, who is recommended, recently represented Energoterra. Igor Siusel leeft the firm.
Law Firm Paritet’s Olena Tkachenko advised a large dairy export company on tax mitigation pertaining to a $15m syndicated loan.
Peterka & Partners LLC’s clients include PSA Peugeot Citroen and a well-known French fashion house.
Vasil Kisil & Partners’ Denis Lysenko advised Thomson Reuters on tax risk management and a leading Ukrainian retail group on VAT issues.
Beiten Burkhardt’s Julian Ries represented Porsche Leasing in litigation with the tax authorities and advised a US-based travel operator on the tax implications of operating tours in Ukraine.
Cai & Lenard provides ‘great service, quick response times and high-quality advice’. Konstantin Pilkov, formerly of Lavrynovych & Partners, is ‘completely devoted to his work’. He represented Whirlpool Ukraine in a UAH2.7m dispute with the state tax inspection service.
Gramatskiy and Partners’ advice is ‘always timely and tailor-made’. Yuri Zabiyaka is ‘a remarkable lawyer’ with ‘outstanding understanding of tax regulation’. He acted for Lesenergomontazh in a £1.2m dispute.
Jurimex Legal Solutions has ‘deep knowledge and broad experience’. Danil Getmantsev is ‘one of the most recognised tax lawyers in Ukraine’, and Kateryna Muraviova and Vita Forsiuk are also recommended. Recent instructions include handling a UAH4m dispute for TVI.
SDM Partners Law FIrm is ‘very strong’ on tax matters and ‘very professional’. Mykola Melnyk recently advised a large multinational food producer on tax audits and tax planning.