GOLAW has been recommended by international legal guide IFLR1000 (International Financial Law Review) in the following practice areas:

-    Banking and finance;
-    Merges and Acquisitions (M&A);
-    Project development;
-    Restructuring and insolvency.

IFLR research is focused on the field of banking and finance only, which makes it different from the other legal advisories and rankings. 

“Recognition of the firm in such a prestigious ranking proves that our work is highly appreciated by the clients and international research committee. The GOLAW team of lawyers always aims to reach success for a client and that is a priority of our work. The results gained motivate us to move forward following the chosen strategy, which is truly winning”.

Sergiy Oberkovych
Senior Partner, Attorney at La

According to the published research review, GOLAW is recognized for its project development, project finance, debt restructuring and M&A work.
In particular, GOLAW clients gave positive feedback regarding our work in the field of project development: ‘always of the highest calibre and professional. Response times are second to none’ and ‘services, knowledge and value of service, are all excellent’.
It is also mentioned that the firm ‘notably assisted clients on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts in relation to biomass power plants and seaports’ and ‘is also active in the restructuring and insolvency space and often represented lenders on bankruptcy cases recently’. 

GOLAW lawyers have also received positive feedback from the clients. The Senior Partner Sergiy Oberkovych is described as an ‘always practical, professional and appropriate’ lawyer, Partner Anatoli Grabovy as a ‘highly professional, supportive, and business-oriented’ and Partner Max Lebedev as a ‘professional, knowledgeable and responds quickly’.


The IFLR 1000’s financial and corporate law rankings for The IFLR1000 is the guide to the world’s leading financial law firms. The publication provides annual rankings and firm-by-firm editorial, including leading lawyers. The publication provides annual rankings and firm-by-firm editorial, including leading lawyers. The first rankings were published in 1990 and we currently research over 120 jurisdictions worldwide. Results of the ranking are based on the clients’ and peers’ recommendations and the firm’s performance over the last 12 months.


GOLAW is an international full-service law firm with the offices in Kyiv (Ukraine) and Berlin (Germany). GOLAW provides sophisticated legal advice and reliable legal assistance in all major sectors, 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 client portfolio includes large and medium-sized, national and foreign companies, as well as private clients.
GOLAW has been recognized by several prestigious international and Ukrainian rankings, such as The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000, Best Lawyers, Legal Awards and has been ranked among TOP 10 Leading Law Firms in Ukraine.