Mr Volodymyr Vashchenko > VB PARTNERS > Kiev, Ukraine > Lawyer Profile

VB PARTNERS
PORCH 13, BUSINESS CENTER 'BASHNYA NO.5'
RYBALSKA ST, 22
01011 KIEV
Ukraine

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution at VB PARTNERS

Career

Specialization:

Domestic and international disputes, investigations by regulatory and law enforcement authorities with a special focus on re-privatization, sanction disputes as well as investment disputes.

Most recent work includes the ICSID case and challenging sanctions imposed on European companies.
Has a broad disputes practice with substantial experience of complex commercial, corporate and shareholder/ownership litigation, typically with an international element.

Also advises and represents investors in connection with criminal investigations, at shareholders’ meetings, in out-of-court disputes with authorities and in public investigations by parliamentary committees.

His practice encompasses a number of industry sectors as banking, energy, non-ferrous metallurgy, gas distributing and construction.

Additional Professional Activities:

  • Author of numerous publications on dispute resolution and sanction related issues;
  • Certified expert on qualification development events for Ukrainian attorneys-at-law.

Languages

Ukrainian, Russian, English.

Memberships

Tax Advisors Association, Ukrainian Bar Association, International Bar Association

Education

National Yaroslav the Wise Law Academy of Ukraine, Kharkiv (2001); The Prosecutors’ Training Institute, Speciality “Jurisprudence” (2001); Inter-regional Personnel Management Academy, Speciality “Finance” (2004).

Leisure

Golf, reading

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Tax

VB PARTNERS has a prominent litigation practice in which tax disputes are a major component. The practice led by Volodymyr Vashchenko has a diverse range of litigation expertise that covers all stages from strategy formation through to resolution. The team regularly handles disputes with the state authorities and the defence of criminal proceedings for tax evasion. Among its clients are development company Svitland Development and Nykolaevsky Alumina Plant.

Ukraine > Dispute resolution

VB PARTNERS handles economic, administrative and civil disputes in Ukraine and in foreign jurisdictions. The firm frequently defends the interests of clients with shares in joint-stock companies and acts in complex cases relating to corporate governance, rights to land and real estate. Its client base is made up of shareholders and top managers of large Ukrainian businesses, multinational corporations, banks, foreign investors, key government officials and private clients. Head of dispute resolution Volodymyr Vashchenko and key partner Denys Bugay are the main practitioners.