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19B INSTYTUTSKA STREET, SUITE 29, 01021 KIEV, UKRAINE
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www.golaw.ua

The firm

GOLAW is one of the leading Ukrainian full-service law firms. The firm was founded in 2003 and currently has offices in Kyiv and Odesa (both in Ukraine) and Berlin, Germany. The lawyers of the firm are widely recognised for their skills and extensive expertise. GOLAW’s team focuses on efficiently resolving issues facing the clients, communicating effectively on their behalf, assisting them in navigating the nuances of Ukrainian law, and avoiding costly legal traps.

The client portfolio of the firm includes large and medium-sized, national and foreign companies, banks and financial institutions, as well as private investors doing business in Ukraine or entering local markets.

GOLAW provides sophisticated legal advice and reliable legal assistance in all major sectors, including agribusiness, retail and FMCG, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, financial services, energy and natural resources, transportation and infrastructure, internet technology, and real estate.

Areas of practice

GOLAW developed a top-tier tax practice which includes issues concerning tax functioning in Ukraine, strategic advice on tax planning, tax and fiscal controls, as well as professional contacts with the tax authorities at all levels.

The firm represents its clients in dispute resolution and litigation in general, economic and administrative courts of all levels, along with support for international commercial disputes. The deep expertise in white-collar defence and investigations allows GOLAW attorneys to successfully represent clients in criminal legal proceedings, advising them on the wider commercial, regulatory and image implications when there are allegations of fraud or corruption.

GOLAW professionals advise clients across the broad spectrum of corporate work including M&A, joint ventures and corporate restructuring, as well as general commercial, antitrust and corporate governance issues. The effective combination of transactional skills combined with unique expertise including antitrust, employment, environmental, intellectual property and taxation, enables the firm to handle the issues that can arise from any single corporate transaction.

In banking and finance, the firm successfully represents clients regardless of whether it is a trade, export, finance deal, M&A, or any other financial project; it also provides advice on civil, banking and currency laws. The firm is a leader in representing financial services institutions in contentious insolvency and regulatory matters.

The firm’s team of lawyers utilises unrivalled local knowledge of the demands of operating in increasingly international and volatile markets, with a deep understanding of the issues impacting the energy and natural resources sectors. Clients of the firm are involved in commodities, power, oil and gas, nuclear, mining, metals and minerals, renewable and clean-technology energy industries.

GOLAW covers the full range of labour and employment matters, including: whistleblower litigation, labour-management relations, benefits, collective agreements, and employment of foreign citizens.

LanguagesEnglish
German
Russian
Ukrainian

Other officesBerlin
Odesa

MemberInternational Bar Association (IBA)
European Business Association (EBA)
International Fiscal Association (IFA)
American Chamber of Commerce (ACC)
Global Criminal Law Counsel (GCLC)
German Federal Bar Association
International Compliance Association (ICA)
Ukrainian National Bar Association (UNBA)
Ukrainian American Bar Association (UABA)
Deutsch-Ukrainische Industrie- und Handelskammer

Number of lawyers 49

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