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Arzinger

SENATOR BUSINESS CENTRE, 32/2 MOSKOVSKA STREET, 10TH FLOOR, 01010, KYIV, UKRAINE
Tel:
Work +380 44 390 5533
Fax:
Fax +380 44 390 5540
Email:
Web:
www.arzinger.ua
Kiev, Lviv, Odessa

Ukraine

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Arzinger

Arzingerfully meets European standards’. It is best known for cross-border work pertaining to agriculture, real estate finance, trade finance, project finance and debt restructuring. Oleksander Plotnikov advised Ukrsotsbank on Mriya Agro’s $1.3bn debt restructuring.

Leading individuals

Oleksander Plotnikov - Arzinger

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Arzinger

Arzinger has ‘a very professional and international approach’. The team advised Concorde Capital on its investment in Hideez Technology. Practice head Anna Zorya, Timur Bondaryev, Pavlo Khodakovsky and Viktoriia Dobrynska are the names to note.

Leading individuals

Anna Zorya - Arzinger

Next generation lawyers

Viktoriia Dobrynska - Arzinger

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Competition
Competition - ranked: tier 1

Arzinger

Arzinger is ‘a top-class law firm for complex matters’. Timur Bondaryev and Lana Sinichkina lead the practice. Oleksander Dyakulych is a rising star. Pharmaceutical company Servier Ukraine is a key client.

Leading individuals

Timur Bondaryev - Arzinger

Next generation lawyers

Oleksander Dyakulych - Arzinger

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Arzinger

Dynamic firmArzingeralways provides appropriate advice’. Lviv-based Markian Malskyy, who represented the Ministry of Justice in a $40m investment arbitration, and the ‘professional and reliable’ Kateryna Gupalo head the practice. Oksana Karel leads on international arbitration.

Next generation lawyers

Oksana Karel - Arzinger

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Arzinger

At Arzinger, key contacts Pavlo Khodakovsky and Alesya Pavlynska advised Porsche Holding on employment contracts for senior executives. Caparol Ukraine and ADM Trading are also clients.

Leading individuals

Pavlo Khodakovsky - Arzinger

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

Arzinger

Arzinger handles M&A transactions, disputes and competition law matters for major players in the energy sector. Timur Bondaryev advised the Ministry of Energy and Coal Mining on the $6.5bn restructuring of Naftogaz. Centrica is also a client.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Arzinger

Arzinger has ‘an especially impressive IP team for litigation’.Counsel Kateryna Oliinyk, who leads the practice, and Timur Bondaryev advised on IP portfolio management for Rigo Trading.

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Private client
Private client - ranked: tier 1

Arzinger

Arzinger’s team handles private banking, residence permits, tax advice, inheritance matters and real estate transactions. Head of tax Pavlo Khodakovsky advised the ultimate beneficial owners of a chemical company on business restructuring.

Leading individuals

Pavlo Khodakovsky - Arzinger

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Arzinger

Real estate is a core practice area at Arzinger and the team provides ‘deep industry knowledge’. Practice head Timur Bondaryev and Odessa-based Andriy Selyutin assisted with a long-term lease for a large shopping centre.

Leading individuals

Timur Bondaryev - Arzinger

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Arzinger

At Arzinger, ‘respectful and compassionate’ practice head Pavlo Khodakovsky advised Centrica on tax structuring for a large acquisition. Kateryna Gupalo leads on tax disputes.

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Ukraine

Offices in Kiev, Lviv, and Odessa

Legal Developments in Ukraine

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