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GOLAW has been recognised in 13 practices by the annual research "Ukrainian Law Firms: A Handbook fo

July 2018

According to the annual research "Ukrainian Law firms in 2018", GOLAW has been recognised in 13 practices, while lawyers of the firm have been named as the notable practitioners in several fields of law. Among them - Managing Partner Valentyn Gvozdiy (Tax and Transfer Pricing, Litigation), Senior Partner Sergiy Oberkovych (Energy & Natural Resources), Partner Angelika Moisieieva and Counsel Igor Glushko (Criminal Law / White-Collar Crime). 

Noted practices:

  • Agribusiness
  • Banking & Finance, Capital Markets/ Debt restructuring
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Criminal Law / White-Collar Crime 
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • IT/ Telecommunications and Media
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Pharmaceuticals / Medicine & Healthcare
  • Real Estate, Construction, Land
  • Retail
  • Tax and Transfer Pricing
  • Transport: Aviation, Maritime & Shipping

Ukrainian Law Firms: A Handbook for Foreign Clients – is a Ukrainian legal market research, annually published by publishing house Yuridicheskaya Practika. The Handbook provides a legislative review and in-depth research of the country’s legal services market. In particular, it covers recent developments and the prospects of the Ukrainian legal services market, monitoring of notable public transactions for the previous year, review of Ukrainian law by practice areas and industries, carried out by prominent local and international legal counsels, national legal directory by practice areas/industries, etc.


GOLAW – is an international full-service law firm which was established in 2003 and currently has offices in Kyiv, Odesa (Ukraine) and Berlin (Germany). GOLAW provides sophisticated legal advice and reliable legal assistance to clients in all major industries, including agribusiness, retail and FMCG, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, financial services, energy and natural resources, transportation and infrastructure, internet technology, and real estate.

The firm’s clients portfolio 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.

The firm has been recognised by several prestigious international and Ukrainian rankings, such as The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000, Best Lawyers, Legal Awards.

The firm is ranked among the TOP-10 leading law firms of Ukraine.

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