Next Generation Partners

Private client in Ukraine


Practice head(s):

Constantin Solyar; Talina Kravtsova; Olga Lepikhina


‘I worked with Talina Kravtsova. She was also assisted by a team of four lawyers, highly specialized in family law. The uniqueness of the team is that they are available at any time and provide answers to all questions. The team specializes in participation in courts. The professionalism of the team exceeded my expectations.’

‘Asters’ Private clients practice has high reputation and recognition in Ukraine. I am the longstanding client to Asters, and on each my request I receive the highest level of service, creativity and professionalism from each member of the team.’

‘Senior Associate Yuri Neklyaev has many years of experience in court proceedings. I can point to his in-depth knowledge of the law and his creative approaches. Associate Maryna Korniienko is an important member of the team, she demonstrates in-depth knowledge of the law and excellent communication skills, and what is also important to me is that Maryna is always in touch for clients, including out of working hours.

‘I can mention the team’s high professionalism, well-coordinated teamwork, client-oriented approach, and ability to find a solution to the most difficult situations.’

‘Partner Talina Kravtsova is a recognized specialist in family law. Talina is excellent in a leadership role and is available to solve clients’ most complex problems. Senior Associate Yuri Neklyaev also has many years of experience in family and inheritance cases, Yuri is strong and effective in court sessions.’

‘Aster’s professionals are realize that innovation is key to surviving in our changing world. Law firm innovation begins with shifting focus to clients’ needs and providing an end-to-end client-centered experience. Asters focus on what clients actually want, and then deliver that to create an effortless experience. Of course, they deliver legal services efficiently and profitably. Delivering efficient and profitable legal services is foundational to Asters’ innovation strategies. ’

‘Talina Kravtsova is a high-level manager. She professionally structures the process of cooperation, which helps to get desired result faster. At the same time she is always available for the client and can advice on different matters. She is not only an experienced attorney, but a great psychologist as well.

‘Asters’ private client team is highly professional and well-organised. They successfully represented me in a complicated family dispute which required involvement of lawyers from foreign jurisdictions. I was really impressed with Asters’ non-standard approach and strategy.’

Sayenko Kharenko

Practice head(s):

Alina Plyushch


‘Huge experience that is not generalised but highly specialised in key industry sectors of the Ukrainian economy. A team that can handle international clients with a local deep knowledge.’

‘Measured, tempered, cool, calm, and collected is how I describe working with Vladimir Sayenko and other members of his team.’

‘The Sayenko Kharenko company has a highly qualified staff of specialists who are ready to help in solving the most complex and varied problems. We have always been convinced that Sayenko Kharenko’s team is able to understand and cope with various tasks in the shortest possible time.’

‘The company’s employees are customer-oriented and ready to complete complex tasks even outside of working hours; they are always in touch and are able to quickly understand the client’s task. Dmytro Ryabikin is the best example.’

‘Sayenko Kharenko private client team is our longstanding legal advisor on any kind of issues the owner of our business may have (either sturcutring of personal investments or any other private issues).

‘The team is headed by a very experienced partner Alina Plyushch and Dmitriy Riabikin, senior associate is always just one phone call away to consider any needs we may have. Dmitriy is very responsive and always understands our needs. Other notable team member is Zarina Khalimon, associate who recently begun to assist us on complicated personal requests. We are happy to work with such skilled and reasonable team.’

‘I think the best thing that I remember about it was that everything seemed organized and the whole process was smooth. ’

‘I think the only person I was in touch in from that company was Dmitriy Riabikin. He was great to work with. Everything was smooth and went pretty quickly.’

Vasil Kisil & Partners

Practice head(s):

Oksana Voynarovska; Alexander Borodkin

AGA Partners

Practice head(s):

Aminat Suleymanova; Iryna Moroz


‘They are leading practitioners with a wealth of knowledge in family law and jurisdiction issues.’

‘Oleksandr Gubin is an excellent lawyer, very responsive, attentive to his clients and skilled in his field.’

‘AGA Partners offer unique skills in national (Ukrainian Law) and international law. Legal issues are often complex in Ukraine, and having local solicitors are vital for success.’

‘I have been worked with Mr Alexander Gubin in areas of international child abduction for more than 4 years, including advice for a regional court, Kiev Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. Mr Gubin is 100% committed what AGA Partners are doing and prepare to do an extra mile for his clients. Some aspects of international law are really challenging in Ukraine and Mr Gubin’s advice and analysis have been very helpful and finally worked well. ’

‘I work with Alexander Gubin primarily. He is knowledgeable and professional. He takes his time to address any issues. I trust my case in his hands, which is the most important aspect in a client-lawyer relationship. ’

‘Olena Sibirtseva, is very knowledgeable young lawyer with outstanding communication and effective support.’

‘I can totally recommend AGA Partners team, which consists of real professionals in their field. They are among the best family law practitioners in the country. The team is motivated and totally committed to every specific matter, including mine.

‘The setup process was seamless, and the communication was straightforward. I must emphasize their exceptional professionalism which truly stands out.’

Baker McKenzie, Kyiv Office

Practice head(s):

Hennadiy Voytsitskyi


Practice head(s):

Vasyl Cherednichenko; Tetiana Yashchenko


‘Tetiana Yashchenko is the key person we communicate with. She always responses with the solution we need and takes care of organizing her team (referring to the respective specialist) to complete the task.

‘Fast reply, exhaustive resolution, English speakers.’

‘Professionalism, availability, swift response, adaptability.’

Key clients


Geneva Call

Solidar Suisse


Vizor Games


ITRex Group

Cheil Ukraine

Work highlights

  • Advising a private investment company founded by the citizens of Germany and Switzerland on USD 4 million worth real estate investment projects.
  • Advising a volunteer from the USA regarding the process of obtaining a visa for Ukraine, and assisting in the registration of the Charitable Fund as an eligible organization to invite foreign volunteers to Ukraine.
  • Advising a foreign private client on the legal status of crypto currencies in Ukraine and representing the client in a criminal dispute regarding the activities of a crypto currency mining farm in Ukraine.

EY Law

Practice head(s):

Olga Gorbanovskaya; Halyna Khomenko

Ilyashev & Partners

Practice head(s):

Roman Marchenko

Other key lawyers:

Mikhail Ilyashev


‘The team is highly proffesional, creative, loyal and effective.’

‘Roman Marchenko is very understanding of a client’s needs and shows a creative approach to solving problems.’

‘Ilyashev & Partners value your privacy above all else. The firm’s lawyers prioritise strict adherence to confidentiality, promoting an environment of trust where you can openly discuss your most personal and sensitive matters. The opportunity to consult with exceptionally experienced lawyers has been invaluable, enlightening me on matters I wouldn’t have anticipated. Their personalised approach towards handling every legal issue, regardless of its scale, is truly commendable.’

‘Impressed by the exceptional client-centric approach of Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko. With their extraordinary expertise, I have found a comfortable environment where seeking advice on personal financial matters has become invaluable.’

Work highlights

  • Advising a private client on the purchase of Cirrus Aircraft SR22 and Paiper PA-46-500TP private jets.
  • Representing a foreign citizen in the process of debt collection under a loan and surety agreement from citizens of Ukraine.
  • Assisting with the blocking of materials discrediting the honour and dignity of a private client on the internet.


Practice head(s):

Viktoriya Fomenko; Dmytro Marchukov


‘Our experience with the Private Client Practice at Integrites has been truly exceptional. What makes this practice stand out is their extensive experience in providing tailored legal solutions that have consistently met our unique needs. Their team’s dedication to understanding our specific goals and delivering personalised strategies sets them apart from other firms. Moreover, Integrites brings innovation to the forefront with their transparent billing practices that build trust, and a commitment to diversity and collaboration within their team. This combination of expertise and client-centric innovation makes them our preferred choice for private client services.’

‘ The standout quality of the individuals we’ve had the privilege to work with at Integrites is their unwavering dedication to our legal needs, particularly exemplified by Viktoriya Fomenko. Her exceptional expertise in various areas of law, including tax, has consistently set her apart from competitors. Viktoriya’s deep understanding of our unique challenges and her ability to provide innovative, tailored solutions has been instrumental in achieving successful outcomes. In comparison to other firms, it’s her commitment to our success and her exceptional legal acumen that truly distinguishes her and makes Integrites our preferred choice for legal representation.’

Work highlights

  • Advising the family of a Ukrainian military serviceman who has allegedly been held captive by the Russian army.

KPMG Law in Ukraine

Practice head(s):

Oleksandr Boboshko

Selepey, Volkovetsky & Partners

Practice head(s):

Yaroslav Volkovetsky


‘Selepey, Volkovetsky & Partners really know their stuff when it comes to international law. They were super pro while assisting us in Ukraine in a context of our ongoing LCIA dispute. These lawyers dug deep into both national and international laws and came up with some really cool ideas for how to put the international court’s decision into action back in Ukraine. ’

‘I mainly work with SVP partner Nazar Bilotserkovets. As a representative of another law firm, I want to highlight that Nazar and his team came up with some really interesting ideas to bolster our position in the case. What’s truly impressive about Nazar is his deep understanding of the smallest details and his ability to spot nuances that aren’t immediately obvious. Among others, he suggested how we can use the practices of the European Court of Human Rights to strengthen our client’s position. One more thing that really stands out is that Nazar isn’t just concerned about how the part of the case that SVP is responsible for is going; he cares about the whole project and how it’s progressing overall. ’

‘Selepey, Volkovetsky & Partners are really good at giving top-notch legal help and also providing useful and creative advice that works well for business owners. The services offered by this legal firm have gone beyond what I initially expected.’

Work highlights

  • Advised shareholder of a private schools’ network on corporate restructuring and stabilization of the situation.
  • Representing a private investor, the holder of a $25m debt to Infinity Development Company.


Practice head(s):

Sergiy Oberkovych

Hillmont Partners LLC

Practice head(s):

James Hart


‘Hillmont has great expertise in its team, which allows them to deliver high quality advice to its clients. ’

‘James Hart is an excellent communicator and facilitator in various relations and projects. Andrii Chornous who co-heads the Dispute Resolution practice has been brilliant in our multi-jurisdictional efforts to enforce an award.’

‘Coherent, multifarious, and multi-lingual with a British partner that makes an ideal bridge between the regions…narrows the cultural divide and widens the scope of understanding a case in a much quicker timeframe.’

‘Oleksii Miagkyi is a professionals’ professional…utmost integrity and transparency with the desire to win the case rather than focus on billing. A sincere lawyer who practices law for the sake of justice.’

‘The practice is extremely unique. The firm carries a reputation for excellence in eastern Europe because of their continued ability to wrestle with complex circumstances, where success often hinges on the understanding regional nuances and how they are best managed in the international arena. Their work in the various arbitral seats across the globe has seen them defeat arguments from some of the largest global law firm’s superstar litigators. ’

‘James Hart continues to be an unstoppable force at the firm. His work ethic and ownership of each situation is unrivalled. Intelligent, experienced and creative, James is able to quickly consume facts and set down an pragmatic route to resolution. ’



Practice head(s):

Demchenko Yurii; Dyomin Denys


‘Litigation Group is a very professional and cost effective firm. They have achieved exceptional results under very challenging circumstances due to the war in Ukraine. ’

‘Denis Demin is the best lawyer I have dealt with. He has broad knowledge in a number of fields and is always quick to respond to your needs.’

Work highlights

  • Represented the ex- Chairman of the large state bank Ukreximbank, before Ukrainian courts and law enforcement authorities during the pre-trial and trial investigations multimillion credit provided for the sale-purchase transaction of Ukrainian Media Group in 2013.
  • Represented the owner of a large-scale business related to the transportation and import of goods in connection with personal economic sanctions and deprived of citizenship issues.
  • Represented Yulia Zadkova, a top-official of joint-stock company “Kyivvodokanal” with several counts of misusing budgetary funds in relation to the tender.

Mitrax Attorneys at Law

Practice head(s):

Yurii Babenko


‘I immediately understood that you can trust them with your affairs and sign a contract. Lawyers know their business, know how to listen and give clear advice on the issue that needs to be resolved.’

‘I cooperated with lawyer Yury Babenko and later Yana Babenko Yuriy gave excellent advice in a short time after studying the materials provided by me remotely. Warned about possible ways and risks and after agreement started work on solving my issue. Yurii Babenko is friendly, sociable, competent and punctual lawyer. He well prepared the documents for the court and supervised the entire court process to resolve my issue. Later, lawyer Yana Babenko joined the court sessions. She is also punctual, competent, can argue well during court proceedings. At the court hearing, she is confident and accurately expresses her opinion. Thanks to the coordinated work of Yurii Babenko and Yana Babenko we won the case. ’

‘During cooperation with Mitrax Attorneys at Law, I saw that the company would make every effort so that I could concentrate on my own affairs. The corporate culture qualitatively exceeded expectations from the moment of the first phone call. This is reflected in payment and invoicing arrangements, the depth of legal involvement in my case, communications and case status reports.’

SDM Partners LLC

Practice head(s):

Dmytro Syrota; Serhiy Dzis

Skliarenko, Sydorenko and Partners

Practice head(s):

Oleksandr Skliarenko; Andriy Trigub; Andriy Sydorenko


‘We have been impressed with the responsiveness and depth of expertise that the team demonstrated while working at our case. They skillfully litigate multi-faceted cases at the crossroads of practice areas and industries.’

‘Oleksandr Skliarenko definitely stands out at this firms both for his managerial skills and professional legal expertise. He is a confident litigator and a strategist. Oleksandr is very business focused and never signs off actions that do not lead to tangible business result. His team supported us flawlessly.’

‘The firm’s strongest partners for criminal investigations and proceedings are Andriy Trygub and Oleksandr Sydorenko. We have worked with both of these stellar practitioners and value their preventive thinking and advice that is focused on mitigating risks rather than litigating them.’

Key clients



Work highlights

  • Advising Gaitana – a Ukrainian pop-star and the Eurovision 2012 contestant – relating to terminating her contract with the production company.
  • Advising the Ukrainian subsidiary of a German company relating to the dismissal of its top-management in Ukraine.
  • Advising the Inheritress of a Ukrainian high-net worth individual in all three instances of litigating a family dispute between the heirs of a Ukrainian high-net worth individual for the total value of €10m.