Mr Illya Sverdlov > Kinstellar > Kyiv, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

77A Velyka Vasylkivska Str.
03150 Kyiv

Work Department

Life Sciences & Healthcare
Real Estate & Construction
Real Estate, Construction & Planning
Technology, Media & Telecommunications




Illya Sverdlov is a Partner in the Kyiv office and the firm-wide head of Tax. He has 18 years of experience advising on domestic and cross-border tax matters across a range of industries, with a special focus on TMT, life sciences, industrials, and FMCG.

Illya specialises in Ukrainian and international tax structuring, transactional tax, post-acquisition integration, and transfer pricing. He supports clients in tax audits and controversies. He regularly works with cross-disciplinary teams in implementing tax-efficient structures for Ukrainian, CEE and cross-border clients in inbound and outbound investment transactions.

Illya is a frequent author and speaker in the business and legal media and conferences on international tax.


Ukrainian, Russian, English, Spanish


Tax committees of the European Business Association in Ukraine
Tax Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
International Fiscal Association (Ukraine)


1997 – 2002: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine, Institute of International Relations, Master’s degree

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Tax

(Leading individuals)

Illya Sverdlov – Kinstellar