Mr Maksym Lavrynovych > Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm
01033 KYIV
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Work Department

Commercial, corporate and M&A; Competition; Banking and finance; Dispute resolution


Managing Partner.


Mr. Lavrynovych has 18 years of experience in International Investment, Corporate, M&A, Competition and other areas playing a leading role in legal support of multimillion-dollar deals. Since 2004 he has been the Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm. Before that, in 2001-2004 Maksym was a Senior Associate at Arthur Andersen (since 2002 – Ernst & Young). From 1999 to 2001 he acted as an in-house legal counsel for several leading Ukrainian companies.

Mr. Lavrynovych has been repeatedly honored by professional Ukrainian ratings and by reputable foreign publications. His awards include the Badge of Honor by the High Council of Justice of Ukraine in 2009, “Lawyer of the Year” in the category “Lawyer, Representative of a Private Law Firm” and an Honorary Title by the Union of Lawyers of Ukraine in 2011, “Lawyer of the Year” in the program “Person of the Year”, 2014. Recommended in Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution and Tax by The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa guides in 2013-2016 and in Commercial, Corporate and M&A in 2017. He was included into “Client’s Choice: The Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine” in 2015-2016 and named one of the best investment lawyers in 2017.


Native in Ukrainian, fluent in English, Italian and Russian.


Ukrainian National Bar Association, Ukrainian Arbitration Association, European Business Association (EBA), American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.


Master of International Law and Bachelor of International Relations (Institute of International Relations of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University), Attorney’s Bar Certificate since 2001.

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm handles international agreements on the acquisition and sale of assets, corporate restructuring, privatisation and the creation of legal entities with foreign capital. Among its clients are banks, financial institutions, agrarian enterprises and IT companies, including MoneyGram and First Ukrainian Transport Logistic Company. Managing partner Maksym Lavrynovych is the key contact.