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The firm

Oleksandr Peremezhko & Partners was founded in 2010 by its current partners, Oleksandr Peremezhko and Yuriy Palshyn. The firm’s main areas of practice at the time were litigation, international arbitration, corporate law and intellectual property.

Since the time of its formation Oleksandr Peremezhko & Partners has more than doubled in size and currently is one of the leading law firms that provides a full range of services on the Ukrainian legal market.

Oleksandr Peremezhko & Partners offers comprehensive legal assistance to clients in all areas of the economy. The firm’s active work spreads to representation in international arbitration and court proceedings, providing professional legal advice in the areas of commercial, civil, corporate, tax and criminal law, and protection of IP rights.

The fast development of the firm’s practice substantially depends on the selection of a highly motivated team of professionals who have proved themselves as leading experts in the various areas of law and have extensive work experience in both the private and public sectors.

Areas of practice

Tax and customs: consultations on all aspects of tax and customs issues; comprehensive assessment of tax and customs risks of various projects and transactions; optimisation of taxation in international trade; representation in tax and customs disputes; challenging legislative acts of Ukrainian customs authorities.

Dispute resolution: representation during the negotiation stage; extensive experience in resolving disputes in all areas of law; challenging the acts of state and local authorities; challenging orders of customs and tax authorities; representation in criminal cases; representation in international commercial arbitration proceedings; representation in cases brought to the European Court of Human Rights; recognition and enforcement of foreign courts’ decisions and arbitral awards in Ukraine.

Intellectual property: providing the full range of services and support of projects in the IP sector, inter alia, drafting agreements on the transfer of IP rights; legal protection against infringements of IP rights; registration of IP rights; patenting inventions, utility models and industrial designs.

Corporate law and M&A: incorporation, restructuring and liquidation of companies; establishing multilevel holding structures (inter alia, in foreign jurisdictions); full assistance during M&A transactions, including merger clearance.

Commercial and contract law: representing the interests of clients throughout the process of negotiation, structuring, preparation and implementation of various transactions; legal analysis and assessment of risks associated therewith; full legal support of the clients’ day-to-day business activities; consultations in the areas of international trade and maritime law.

Land, real estate and construction: full legal support during the negotiation, preparation and implementation of complex land and real estate transactions; legal assessment of risks associated therewith; state registration of titles to real estate; comprehensive legal support of construction projects.

Labour and employment: optimisation and restructuring of personnel; legalisation of foreign employees; drafting employment contracts, regulations, instructions, orders and other bylaws; advising on wide range of employment issues, including employment compliance; representation in employment disputes.

Criminal law: providing legal consultations and assistance in criminal matters, inter alia, in the field of business activities; legal assistance at all stages of criminal proceedings; representing clients before the law enforcement authorities.


  • Number of lawyers: 20
  • Languages
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian
  • Member
  • INTA - International Trademark Association

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