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Jurline, Adv Volodymyr Zubar, Odessa, UKRAINE

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Adv Volodymyr Zubar

Work +38 048 738 0893

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Corporate Law, M&A, Dispute Resolution


Mr Zubar works in the firm since its foundation and he is a managing partner since 2004. Volodymyr Zubar focuses on various corporate and M&A transactions. He is experienced in providing first-class legal advice, full legal support of commercial transations and representation of the clients' interests in court. Mr Zubar has represented the interests of Ukrainian and foreign clients in cases concerning IP rights protection in Ukraine, Russia, Latvia, Austria, USA and others. His major highlights include multi-jurisdictional transactions and deals in relation to port terminals and infrastructure in Odesa region. Volodymyr Zubar is ranked among the 100 Best Lawyers in Ukraine according to the results of annual all-Ukrainian study “Clients Choice. Top-100 best lawyers of Ukraine” by Ukrainian weekly Yurydychna Gazeta.


Ukrainian, Russian, English, French (working language)


Odesa Regional Bar Association (1998) Ukrainian Bar Association (2004) Council of Odesa Regional Department of Ukrainian Bar Association (2005) Association of Civilians of Ukraine (2011) National Bar Association of Ukraine (2012) International Bar Association (2013)


Institute of Intellectual Property (Kyiv, Ukraine) (2005), Master's Degree; Odesa National Law Academy (Ukraine) (2002), PhD Degree in Law; Odesa State University named by I.I.Mechnikov (Ukraine), Faculty of History (1998), Specialist's Degree in Law; Odesa State University named by I.I.Mechnikov (Ukraine), Faculty of Law (1997), Specialist's Degree in Law.


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Odessa-based Jurlinehas a strong team of specialists’ including team head Vitaliy Cherkes, who is ‘a committed lawyer with excellent ability’, and Volodymyr Zubar. Cherkes acted for TIS-Mindobryva in a termination of agreement dispute concerning berths at a port.

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