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Aequo advises national and international high-net-worth individuals on private wealth matters including investment, philanthropy, immigration, tax and family law. ‘Reliable and diligent’ practice head Anna Babych assisted with the transfer of an art collection to a family charitable foundation.

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.

The ‘talented and skilled team’ at Asters advises high-net-worth individuals on wealth management, trusts, inheritance planning, residency permits, family law and real estate. The ‘intelligentAlexey Khomyakov, Oleksiy Demyanenko and rising star Pavlo Shovak are the key names.

Avellum advises high-net-worth individuals and families on matters including wealth management, immigration and tax. Mykola Stetsenko handled the $1bn transfer of the Roshen group to a blind trust. Vadim Medvedev provides ‘brilliant and precise’ advice. Following the firm’s merger with AGA Partners in July 2018, the ‘honest, trustworthy and diligentAminat Suleymanova, Irina Moroz and Alexander Gubin have joined the team.

Sayenko Kharenko provides ‘great value on structuring private assets and is among the best’. Andrei Liakhov and the ‘uniquely knowledgeable and innovativeAlina Plyushch are recommended. Clients include the owner of a health and beauty group.

At Baker McKenzie, Kyiv Office, head of tax Hennadiy Voytsitskyi leads a practice focused on wealth management, including estates and trusts. He advised a high-net-worth individual on matters relating to dual residency tax issues.

EY Law provides immigration planning, tax planning and business structuring advice to high-net-worth individuals, private bankers and principal shareholders in Ukraine. Tax partner Olga Gorbanovskaya and tax and immigration director Halyna Khomenko are the key contacts.

GOLAW’s Sergiy Oberkovych advises high-net-worth individuals on wealth management and business structuring. Clients include the owner of an international toy company.

PwC Legal provides ‘very quick and accurate advice on personal tax and wealth management’. The team also advises high-net-worth individuals on international mobility. Camiel van der Meij, Slava Vaslov and Kristina Kochetkova are recommended.

Family law, tax and wealth management are key practices at Vasil Kisil & Partners, which fields ‘a highly professional team’. Practice head Oksana Voynarovska advised a US national on the return of a child.

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is ‘a reliable firm with a strong, knowledgeable team’. Head of family law Talina Kravtsova is ‘responsive’ and provides ‘accurate’ advice. Real estate partner Oleg Boichuk and employment specialist Aleksandra Yevstafyeva are also recommended.

Ilyashev & Partners is known for its ‘personal service and professional standards’ across the full range of private client work. Mikhail Ilyashevhas profound and thorough knowledge’ and Roman Marchenko is ‘erudite and persuasive’.

Counsel Olena Domanchuk leads the practice at KPD Consulting Law Firm, which focuses on wealth management, tax and family law. She assisted a client with the recovery of a share in a valuable agricultural property.

Spenser & Kauffmann provides ‘good quality legal and practical advice’. Valentyn Zagariya leads the practice, which focuses on family, tax and trusts-related matters for high-net-worth individuals. Tetyana Ivanovych left to join Ader Haber.

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