Firm Profile > Arzinger > Kiev , Ukraine

Arzinger
SENATOR BUSINESS CENTRE
32/2 MOSKOVSKA STREET, 10TH FLOOR
01010, KYIV
Ukraine

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

At Arzinger, lead partner Anna Zorya is ‘a good strong corporate practitioner’. Timur Bondaryev is recommended for M&A deals in the real estate and construction sectors. He advised Contour Global on the sale of its Ukrainian businesses. Senior associates Alesya Pavlynska and Viktoriia Dobrynska are rising stars.

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Competition Tier 1

The team at Arzinger is 'very talented at competition law’. Leading light Timur Bondaryev and partner Lana Sinichkina lead the practice and senior associate Oleksander Dyakulych is also noted. A highlight was defending a global leader in the pharmaceutical industry against allegations of anti-competitive practices.

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Employment Tier 1

Arzinger acts for Ukrainian and international clients on the full range of employment matters including collective bargaining and the employment of foreign citizens. Pavlo Khodakovsky and senior associate Alesya Pavlynska lead the practice. Clients include Porsche, BNP Paribas and ADM Trading.

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Private client Tier 1

Arzinger recently consolidated its strength in family law, inheritance tax, trusts and immigration law to launch a new and dedicated private client practice, which also handles private banking, residence permits and tax matters. Newly promoted senior associate Denys Siiushov now leads the practice, in which Pavlo Khodakovsky is also noted.

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Real estate and construction Tier 1

Arzinger has 'one of the strongest real estate practices in Ukraine', and practice head Timur Bondaryev is 'one of the most professional lawyers in the field'. With associate Olga Ivanova, he advised construction materials company Caparol on a high-value lease deal.

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Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

At Arzinger, agriculture, real estate finance, trade finance, project finance and, in particular, debt restructuring are key strengths. Oleksander Plotnikov acted for Ukrsotsbank and Deutsche Bank on the restructuring of $1.3bn of Mryia Agro Holding's debt. ING, VTB Bank and EBRD are among his clients for restructuring work.

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Dispute resolution Tier 2

Arzinger has experienced partners in Lviv-based Markian Malskyy, who acted for the Ministry of Justice in an ICSID investment arbitration, and Kiev-based Kateryna Gupalo. Senior associate Oksana Karel leads the international litigation and arbitration group.

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Energy Tier 2

Arzinger acts for domestic and international oil and gas companies and is counsel to Ukraine's Ministry of Energy and Coal. Managing partner Timur Bondaryev, infrastructure partner Andrey Selyutin and litigator Markian Malskyy lead the practice. Clients include Ukrnafta and Cadogan Petroleum.

Intellectual property Tier 2

Arzinger handles the full range of IP rights management and litigation. Newly promoted partner Kateryna Oliinyk leads the practice and she assisted start-up company SolarGaps with managing core IP assets relating to environmental technologies and green power. Taras Kyslyy joined as a partner from Asters in August 2019.

Tax Tier 2

Head of tax advisory Pavlo Khodakovsky and head of tax and customs litigation Kateryna Gupalo are the key contacts at Arzinger. Khodakovsky advised Ukraine's largest pharmaceutical distributor on tax structuring.

White-collar crime Tier 2

The practice at Arzinger is 'very efficient and provides good ideas about how to resolve a case'. Clients praise the 'very good work' of practice head Kateryna Gupalo and senior associates Dmytro Trut and Oleksandr Maksymenko. The team is acting for a multinational car manufacturer in a case alleging criminal activity by its officials.

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Department Name Email Telephone
Agriculture Markian Malskyy
Agriculture Anna Zorya
Antitrust and competition Timur Bondaryev
Banking and debt finance Timur Bondaryev
Banking and debt finance Oleksandr Plotnikov
Capital markets Oleksandr Plotnikov
Energy Timur Bondaryev
Intellectual property Timur Bondaryev
Intellectual property Kateryna Oliinyk
Labour law Pavlo Khodakovsky
Litigation/arbitration Kateryna Gupalo
Litigation/arbitration Markian Malsky
Mergers and acquisitions Timur Bondaryev
Mergers and acquisitions Pavlo Khodakovsky
Mergers and acquisitions Anna Zorya
Life sciences and healthcare Timur Bondaryev
Life sciences and healthcare Lana Sinichkina
Public private partnership Timur Bondaryev
Restructuring and insolvency Markian Malsky
Tax and finance Pavlo Khodakovsky
Competition and antitrust Timur Bondaryev
Food and drink Lana Sinichkina
White-collar defence Markian Malskyy
White-collar defence Kateryna Gupalo
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Oleksandr Plotnikov  photo Mr Oleksandr Plotnikov
Number of lawyers : 60
English
French
German
Russian
Ukrainian
Contacts : Timur Bondaryev (managing partner)
Contacts : Pavlo Khodakovsky
Contacts : Lana Sinichkina
Contacts : Andriy Selyutin (head of Odesa branch)
Contacts : Markian Malskyy (head of Lviv branch)
Contacts : Anna Zorya
Other offices : Lviv
Other offices : Odesa