Firm Profile > ADER HABER > Ukraine, Ukraine

KYIV 01021

Employment Tier 2

ADER HABER is 'a highly professional, customer-oriented firm with deep knowledge of the Ukrainian legal system'. Practice head Tetyana Ivanovych 'always stands out among competitors due to her great client relationship skills, deep experience and ability to give focused and balanced advice'. Since launching the practice in 2015, the firm has built a strong reputation in risk assessment, transfers and dismissals, international mobility, collective bargaining, contractual matters, labour disputes and disciplinary proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Tetyana Ivanovych


‘They show attentiveness to details, strong language skills and quick responses to demands.’

‘ADER HABER law firm has been providing us a service of the highest level for more than four years and we have been completely satisfied with the expertise delivered by the practice across a range of day-to-day matters. ADER HABER lawyers are very versatile specialists in the field of labour and employment law and at the same time, they have in-depth expertise and can provide answers to unique questions.’

‘We appreciate the ability of ADER HABER lawyers to deliver timely advice, still with the high levels of accuracy and comprehensiveness. Likewise, we consider the practice to be unique, since its experts provide the full range of services, from advisory to representation in courts of all instances, that allows them to offer recommendations with a view that the chosen position could be easily defended in court. There’s no other law firm on the market as ADER HABER that addresses all kinds of our legal needs for a reasonable pricing.’

‘In the framework of consulting on labour and employment issues, we work with Tetyana Ivanovych. Tetyana is recognised among leading lawyers and enjoys an excellent reputation for her services advising clients on all forms of complex matters in labor and employment. Tetyana Ivanovych always stands out among competitors due to her great client relationship skills, deep experience of more than 10 years and ability to give focused and balanced advice. Tetyana has a whole team of professionals who operate under her diligent leadership. Their services are always timely and high-quality, that is why we always seek their assistance. ’

‘They are passionate, hands-on and keen. The team is very experienced and have substantial knowledge of the practice. Very diverse, very strong and with good connections on an international level with a good understanding of international corporate clients The most significant strength is their experience in employment matters.’

‘Tetyana Ivanovych is an excellent employment lawyer, very responsive, pragmatic and solution-oriented’

‘A highly professional, customer-oriented firm with deep knowledge of the Ukrainian legal system and solid experience of solving complex problems. The team’s representation of major clients and involvement in successful projects confirms its good reputation in the market. They have strong knowledge of labour and related legislation, including procedural legislation. Other strengths include their creativity in complicated cases, independence, quick responses, and many years of practical experience.’

‘Tetyana Ivanovych has an immense amount of expertise and excellent knowledge of local employment practices. She also has a wide network of contacts, and clients value her willingness to help in the most unusual situations.’

Key clients

Chanel LLC


Nestle Ukraine LLC

Technocom Ltd

Local subsidiaries of INDITEX GROUP

Private client Tier 2

ADER HABER assists high-net-worth individuals with a host of legal services, among them tax, family law and wealth management. It acts for wealthy individuals, businessmen, beneficiaries and senior managers of Ukrainian and foreign companies, as well as members of Parliament and key figures in other state authorities. Tetyana Ivanovych leads both the firm's private client and employment law practices, which enables her to assist with a wide range of immigration issues.

Practice head(s):

Tetyana Ivanovych

Key clients

Leonid Mykhaylovych Chernovetskyi

Ihor Chervonenko

Diana Vakhaivna Kaplun

Aleko Amiranovych Dzotsenidze

Oleksii Kocharmin

Karim Amgar

Tax Tier 2

ADER HABER's tax practice shows 'a high level of client focus and understanding of the business mechanisms'. The firm is best known for its tax litigation expertise, though it is also a key provider or tax consulting services, which include cross-border tax structuring and audits. Partner Tatiana Daniltseva and newly promoted counsel Stanislav Karpov jointly lead both the insurance and tax disputes practices; they have 'logical minds and are very creative in solving tasks'.

Practice head(s):

Tatiana Daniltseva; Stanislav Karpov


Ader Haber deals confidently not only with tax regulation, but makes strong projections on future regulation and can provide good expertise on new product treatment by the state authorities.’

‘Each of the team involved into our project did a deep dive not only into a legal regulation but into business and product development, allowing us to achieve a valuable project result.’

‘ADER HABER team is distinguished by a high level of client focus and understanding of the business mechanisms. They are always timely and professional.’

‘During my cooperation with ADER HABER on tax issues, I always work with Tatiana Daniltseva and Stas Karpov. They are brilliant lawyers in the field of tax disputes in Ukraine. They understand what the client needs and know how to achieve it, have logical minds and are very creative in solving tasks.’

‘The high professionalism of the team combined with a deep understanding of the specifics of our activities and strategic mission.’

‘Tatiana Daniltseva and Stas Karpov have a high level of competence and the ability to find the best option when solving complex legal problems. I appreciate that they always answer our questions quickly and thoughtfully and, importantly, offer substantive answers.’

‘We have been working with ADER HABER for many years. This is a great tax practice with a really strong team of professionals. A high level of service, excellent client focus. The team always demonstrates a professional approach with its ability to solve complicated issues that involve different subtasks associated not only with tax law, but with finance and investment as well. The advice always seems to be practical and client-oriented. Lawyers at ADER HABER are constantly proving their expertise and competence by performing quality work, providing complex analysis of all circumstances, elaborating legal model of rights protection and acting in our best interests.’

‘I would like to thank Tatiana Daniltseva and Stas Karpov for their professionalism, promptness, efficiency and engagement. I have cooperated with them on a variety of tax issues, and they have always done their best.’

Key clients

Local subsidiaries of YANDEX N.V.

FUDMEREZHA, LLC (ТМ “Velyka Kyshenya”)

Local subsidiaries of INDITEX GROUP

Kievgaz PJSC

PJSC MetLife

White-collar crime Tier 2

ADER HABER garners praise for 'its well-coordinated competent work, and extensive experience in white-collar criminal cases'. Its work encompasses the defence of cases involving fraud, money laundering, misappropriation and theft of assets, tax evasion and fictitious bankruptcy, abuse of authority, negligence and illegal enrichment. Practice head Eleonora Salova is 'a highly skilled lawyer with a pragmatic approach who is always dedicated to finding best solutions'.

Practice head(s):

Eleonora Salova


‘I would like to note the high professional level of ADER HABER Attorneys, its well-coordinated competent work, and extensive experience in white-collar criminal cases. The lawyers, acting as defence attorneys, were very innovative and demonstrated outstanding experience concerning representation in the course of the criminal proceedings. They were committed to their work from the very beginning. ’

‘Eleonora Salova is a highly skilled lawyer with a pragmatic approach and always dedicated to find best solutions to the problems arising during the trial. I highly appreciate the professionalism of Eleonora, whose knowledge and experience have helped me on multiple occasions.’

Key clients

Oleh Valeriovich Lyashko

Fudmarket (TM Velyka Kyshenya)

Dispute resolution Tier 3

ADER HABER has expanded the scope of its work for international and domestic companies, with it handling disputes involving banking and finance, energy and natural resources, and general commercial matters. Yuriy Petrenko and counsel Andrii Hvozdetskyi lead 'an experienced team that provides top-notch advice, and remains 100% responsive and reliable'. Senior associates Dmitrii Shahirmanov and Ivan Zalizniak are further names to note, as is Artem Vitsenko who is recommended as a 'very experienced and skilled practitioner'.

Practice head(s):

Yuriy Petrenko; Andrii Hvozdetskyi

Other key lawyers:

Dmitrii Shahirmanov; Ivan Zalizniak; Artem Vitsenko; Dmitrii Makiyan


‘Andrii Hvozdetskyi precisely organised the work process.’

‘During our long-term cooperation with the ADER HABER, we have pointed out their understanding the way of our company business being, what is extremely important for our sustainable development and allows us to build the effective business solutions and come over the most challenging issues. No matter the level of the challenges, the ADER HABER lawyers always guide our company through the issues, assist us in dealing with problems settled afterwards and prevent the issues to arise in future. As far as we are concerned, such incredible results are borne of the sharp-minded lawyers of ADER HABER.’

‘Comparing to the other law firms the ADER HABER lawyers stand out with their fast reaction for our requests, the possibilities to provide us with fast solutions and fully assisting during implementation of the different projects in miscellaneous legal areas. ADER HABER’s dispute resolution team demonstrates their ability to adapt to new situations as they change from moment to moment. At the same time, we greatly appreciate the commitment to the results, which is provided by the ADER HABER lawyers in the projects, that they implement fully outsourced.’

‘ADER HABER is fully deal-oriented, has a highly professional and extremely experienced team that provides top-notch advice, and remains for us 100% responsive and reliable.’

During our cooperation, we have been working with Yuriy Petrenko and Andrii Hvozdetskyi on different challenging issues. Yuriy Petrenko traditionally provides us with extremely good services. Yuriy is always available and helpful. He has seen many things in his career and is able to share his experience, which always can come in handy. He is extremely efficient and aware of the needs of his clients for sure. We appreciate valuable opinions and strategic advice provided by Yuriy Petrenko.’

‘We also work with Andrii Hvozdetskyi for many years and we had the opportunity to observe his fantastic career in ADER HABER. He has amazing managing skills mixed with perfect understanding of our needs. Andrii Hvozdetskyi is extremely intelligent and able to handle complex issues with a careful attention to the big picture and minor details as well. Our long cooperation let us to finish each other’s thoughts, what is extremely helpful to come over absolutely different challenges.’

‘Senior associate Artem Vitsenko and associate Dmitrii Makiyan have provided us with excellent legal advice during 2020 and helped us to come over some challenging internal issues. Artem is very experienced and skilled practitioner. On the other hand, Dmytro, being a young lawyer, has the useful opportunity to give a non-conventional view on the situation.’

‘They appear to have a highly qualified team in various different areas of legal practice. I have mainly worked with Andrii Hvozdetskyi and the case he is working on is still ongoing. However, the communication and results so far have been very solid.’

Key clients


Kyivhaz, JSC




Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC)

Members of Parliament of Ukraine Vadym Novynskyi and Oleksandr Dolzhenkov


Obninsk chemical and pharmaceutical company PJSC

Real estate and construction Tier 3

ADER HABER 'understands the need for a strategic approach in cases'. In addition to acting for clients on high-value transactions, much of the firm's work focuses on complex ad hoc and high-profile commercial property and planning disputes. Its client roster includes government bodies, international financial institutions and major corporates. The practice is led by Aleksandra Fedotova, who 'possesses deep knowledge and professional skills, and is very attentive to detail'.

Practice head(s):

Aleksandra Fedotova


‘I think that the accumulated experience, professional resources, deep knowledge of the market and the specifics of the industry allows ADER HABER to accompany and successfully complete the most complex projects in the field of construction and real estate.’

‘Aleksandra Fedotova possesses deep knowledge and professional skills, is very attentive to detail. A distinctive feature of Aleksandra, in addition to her excellent professional qualities, is a high degree of customer focus. Aleksandra is always efficient, quickly delves into the essence of the client’s needs and delivers the required result in a short time.’

‘Very personal and individual approach to their cases, are easy to reach and very available for questions. They also understand the need for a strategic approach in cases.’

‘I would especially like to note the professionalism and deep expertise of Aleksandra Fedotova, the high level of legal support provided to us, the quality of services and customer service during the required period.’

Key clients




FUDMEREZHA, LLC (ТМ “Velyka Kyshenya”)

ADER HABER is a team of experts that has been working in the legal market of Ukraine since 2006 and has gained a reputation as a reliable legal partner for leading international and national companies.

High standards of service quality, a wide international network, deep knowledge of the Ukrainian market and extensive expertise in various sectors of the economy are the advantages that make our team successful today.

Our main mission is to provide high-quality expertise for the development of Ukrainian business and the economy.

The key goal is to be a priority counsel for our clients, both in legal matters and in matters of corporate development and security.

Our corporate values:

  • Transparency and flexibility for changes in the world of technology and innovation
  • Brave and inspired approach to the work
  • Priority of the client‘s interests and focus on the business result
  • Responsibility for our work and team
  • High-quality expertise and professional technology
  • Culture of the continuous development of ourselves and society

Our business model is a service system focused on solving business problems of modern companies and their owners. Our services are based on the three basic needs of each business: the creation of a business and the launch of operational processes, the development and reliable operation of the company’s system, and risk management.

We are actively developing an industrial service model that is focused on creating business products to represent the interests of the clients of specific industry. This allows us to understand the needs of each company correctly and form adaptive solutions according to the specifics of the business.

Our advantages:

  • 13 years of experience on the Ukrainian legal market
  • In-depth understanding of the specifics and development of adaptive solutions for each industrial sector
  • Full range of services: legal expertise, tax and consulting services, GR-analytics and public-private partnership, business planning
  • Ability to solve complex issues that require both legal and technical expertise – financial, economic, auditing, etc
  • High level of involvement of partners and counsels in the project work communication with the client 24/7
  • Internationally and nationally recognized expertise of the company and key specialists
  • Reasonable price, which correlates with the business result for the client

Our guarantees:

  • Respect for the acknowledgement of conflict of interest in client work
  • Any actual legal service activities are only carried out after prior authorization
  • Our professional liability is insured according to the insurance policy issued by ALC “Allianz Ukraine” (part of international insurance company Allianz Group). The limit of insurer’s liability makes UAH 5 000 000. The territory of insurance extends to the territory of Ukraine (except the territory of Donetsk, Luhansk regions, Crimea)
Department Name Email Telephone
Agribusiness Aleksandra Fedotova
Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Oleksandr Udovychenko
Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Yuriy Petrenko
Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Andrii Hvozdetskyi
Business Defence Yuriy Petrenko
Business Defence Aleksandra Fedotova
Business Defence Eleonora Salova
Compliance and Financial Investigations Tetyana Ivanovych
Corporate and M&A Aleksandra Fedotova
Corporate and M&A Aleksandra Fedotova
Enforcement Proceedings Alexey Solomko
GR Yuriy Petrenko
GR Alexey Solomko
Insurance Tatiana Daniltseva
Tax Disputes Tatiana Daniltseva
Insurance Stanislav Karpov
Tax Disputes Stanislav Karpov
Labour and Employment Tetyana Ivanovych
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Yuriy Petrenko
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Oleksandr Udovychenko
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Alexey Solomko
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Andrii Hvozdetskyi
Private Client Tetyana Ivanovych
Real Estate and Land Law Aleksandra Fedotova
Photo Name Position Profile
 Tatiana Daniltseva  photo Tatiana Daniltseva Partner
 Aleksandra Fedotova  photo Aleksandra Fedotova Partner, Attorney, PhD
 Andrii Hvozdetskyi  photo Andrii Hvozdetskyi Partner, Attorney
 Tetyana Ivanovych  photo Tetyana Ivanovych Counsel, Attorney
 Stanislav Karpov  photo Stanislav Karpov Counsel, Attorney
 Yuriy Petrenko  photo Yuriy Petrenko Managing Partner, Attorney
 Alexey Solomko  photo Alexey Solomko Counsel, Attorney
 Oleksandr Udovychenko  photo Oleksandr Udovychenko Counsel, Attorney, Phd
 Viktor Zalizniuk  photo Viktor Zalizniuk
Partners : 3
Counsels : 5
Lawyers : 24
English (fluent)
Ukrainian Bar Association
American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
European Business Association

CLIENT: V. Mykhailo, Chairman of the Management Board


TESTIMONIAL: All services are provided timely and in appropriate quality. Employees of the company professionally perform their duties, provide high-quality and comprehensive legal advice.

CLIENT: I. Dushko, Chairman of the Management Board

COMPANY/FIRM: Retail Group 

TESTIMONIAL: We express our gratitude to ADER HABER for the fruitful cooperation, professionalism and quality in providing legal assistance for our company.
During the long-term cooperation, we have been convinced of the high level of professional knowledge and considerable experience of the employees of ADER HABER. We are pleased to recommend ADER HABER as a reliable partner.

CLIENT: ?. Gnydka, Head of Legal


TESTIMONIAL: We have been cooperating with ADER HABER for a long period, and are certainly impressed with the level of service provided, which is confirmed by our repeated requests for legal assistance in various fields.

CLIENT: I. Shevchenko, CEO Yandex Ukraine

COMPANY/FIRM: Yandex Ukraine 

TESTIMONIAL: During our work together ADER HABER showed high-level professionalism, competence and proactivity in dealing with our matters.
Experts at ADER HABER prove their competence each time by performing quality work, namely providing complex analysis of all circumstances, elaborating legal model of rights protection, and its realization in judicial and extrajudicial ways.
In accomplishing our goals, ADER HABER is focused on asserting our interests, constant control of high quality and timeliness, which confirms ADER HABER as trust-worthy and diligent partner capable of highly qualified provision of legal services.

CLIENT: S. Borislavskiy, Head of Big Data & Revenue assurance & Fraud management

COMPANY/FIRM: Vodafone Ukraine 

TESTIMONIAL: We highly appreciate the quality of service provided by the company’s lawyers and we see the prospect of further partnership.
ADER HABER team can be characterized as professionals who are able to listen carefully and hear true wishes, deeply analyse the situation, explain the potential risks, possible consequences and ways to solve the problem in an accessible language.
The distinctive feature of ADER HABER is the efficiency and high qualifications of employees, the readiness to respond quickly to the task and provide quality services in a short time.

CLIENT: S. Naumov, Chairman of the Board


TESTIMONIAL: ADER HABER lawyers are responsive in their work, presenting a detailed project plan, taking into account all measures aimed at minimizing our costs to achieve the most effective result and obtaining the required success in the support of litigation projects.
ADER HABER experts provide quality, comprehensive and clear legal advice with a detailed analysis of the specifics of the banking system and the peculiarities of the application of profile legislation.
We are pleased to recommend ADER HABER as a high-profile representative of Piraeus Bank ICB in litigation projects and a reliable legal advisor for banks.

CLIENT: P. Wautelet, Chairman of the Board


TESTIMONIAL: ADER HABER is our partner in providing legal services and representing our interests in litigation and extrajudicial dispute resolution and in communication with public authorities.
ADER HABER experts professionally carry out their duties in good faith, promptly prepare the necessary documents and conclusions, provide clear advice on the planned methods of work and apply them effectively.
During our cooperation, ADER HABER has formed a strong impression of a highly skilled and competent team focused on achieving a positive result for their clients.
AXA Insurance strongly recommends ADER HABER as a professional legal adviser.

CLIENT: S. Pylypenko, CEO

COMPANY/FIRM: Kovalska Industrial-Construction Group 

TESTIMONIAL: We highly appreciate the cooperation with ADER HABER and are interested in strengthening business relations in the future.
The work of specialists ADER HABER makes a pleasant impression. It is worth noting high-quality and operational communication at all stages of the project implementation: lawyers provide comprehensive interim reports on request, and initially report on key successes.
Communicating with ADER HABER specialists creates a trustworthy attitude towards the team on our side, which in the future makes it possible to unambiguously decide to continue working with ADER HABER as one of the key legal counsel.
We are pleased to recommend ADER HABER as a leading legal counsel for the industrial and construction sectors!

CLIENT: S. Zakharchenko, Deputy CEO

COMPANY/FIRM: The State Enterprise «Production Association Yuzhny Machine-Building Plant named after A.M. Makarov» (YUZHMASH) 

TESTIMONIAL:ADER HABER lawyers analyse each practical situation qualitatively, identify potential and hidden risks, build complex strategies for solving identified problems, and propose the implementation of system solutions to prevent such risks in the future.
ADER HABER team demonstrates a responsible and professional approach to studying the circumstances of the projects, getting additional comments and clarifying explanations, building a strategy for representing interests before public authorities and achieving the required intermediate results.

CLIENT: O. Kozachok, CEO


TESTIMONIAL: We thank ADER HABER for the quality of the accomplished tasks and fruitful cooperation.
ADER HABER has established itself as a professional legal partner within the support of our projects in court and extrajudicial way and representation of our interests before the authorities.
ADER HABER team comprises of specialists who respond promptly to inquiries, provide comprehensive and exhaustive conclusions, reveal hidden risks and explain the issues competently.
We recommend ADER HABER as a highly professional and trusted legal partner!

CLIENT: V. Zakusilo, Owner


TESTIMONIAL: During our cooperation, representatives of ADER HABER made us confident in their ability to provide quality business services.
We are convinced of the high qualification of ADER HABER experts, their ability to respond quickly to all the nuances found during project support, the willingness to form an individual set of legal mechanisms to address our existing issues.
Communication with ADER HABER experts builds a trusting attitude towards the team from our side, which in the future allows us to make a clear decision to continue working with ADER HABER as a priority legal counsel.