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GOLAW has been recognised as the best Ukrainian law firm in the field of Tax Law

June 2019

On May 7, GOLAW became a finalist of the Legal Award 2019 in two nominations (the best law firm in the field of Tax and Criminal Law) and received a prestigious award “The Law firm of the year in the field of Tax».

"For all achievements of our firm we can thank GOLAW team of true professionals which for many years get excellent results in what we do and thank our clients for their trust. GOLAW Tax practice always takes TOP positions in the leading Ukrainian and international rankings and, I believe, recognition of GOLAW as the best Ukrainian law firm in this field proves once again a high quality of the services we offer and the right choice of the strategy we follow".

Iryna Kalnytska

GOLAW Partner, Head of Tax practice

Attorney at Law

GOLAW Tax practice team successfully consult medium-sized and large on national and international taxation, tax risk management, tax structuring of agreements and judicial appeals of tax decision notices. Lawyers of the practice have extensive experience in representing the interests of foreign and Ukrainian financial institutions during the conclusion of loan agreements, restructuring loans, resumption of rights to pledged items, foreclosure and transfer of pledged property to relevant banks. 

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Legal Award is an annual research of the Ukrainian legal market conducted by the Legal Practice, a specialized legal periodical. The Award Committee selects the best law firms and leading legal practitioners in more than 40 categories, the research is based on various criteria, including number of successful deals of the firm, its practice development  and international recognition.

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GOLAW – is an international full-service law firm which was established in 2003 and currently has offices in Kyiv, Odesa (Ukraine) and Berlin (Germany). GOLAW provides sophisticated legal advice and reliable legal assistance to clients in all major industries, including agribusiness, retail and FMCG, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, financial services, energy and natural resources, transportation and infrastructure, internet technology, and real estate.

The firm’s clients portfolio includes large and medium-sized, national and foreign companies, banks and financial institutions, as well as private investors doing business in Ukraine or entering local markets.

The firm has been recognised by several prestigious international and Ukrainian rankings, such as The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000, Best Lawyers, Legal Awards.

The firm is ranked among the TOP-10 leading law firms of Ukraine.

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