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Managing Partner: Timur Bondaryev
Number of partners: 9
Number of lawyers: 70
Languages: English, French, German, Russian, Ukrainian

Firm Overview:
Arzinger is one of the leading independent legal experts in Ukraine providing high quality legal services to top international and local companies. Being a sector-focused firm Arzinger has built intimate knowledge of sectors in which its clients operate. The firm is headquartered in Kyiv and maintains two offices in Western and Southern Ukraine, which allows offering legal advice and support to clients throughout Ukraine. 

Main Areas of Practice:
Anti-Corruption Compliance & Business Ethics
Antitrust & Competition
Banking & Finance
Court Representation
Dispute Resolution
Government Relations
Intellectual Property Rights
International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Maritime & Port Law
Private Clients
Real Estate & Construction
Tax and Customs Litigation
Tax Law & International
White Collar Crime

Corporate Law/M&A:
3 partners; 2 counsels based in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa
■Legal support on the Ukrainian part of the global transaction on acquisition by Adobe Inc. of Magento Commerce, a market-leading commerce platform, which enables Magento Commerce to be integrated into the Adobe Experience Cloud
■Legal advisor to STADA Group, an international company headquartered in Bad Vilbel, Germany, in the acquisition of a non-plasma pharmaceutical business from Biopharma
Key Clients: Adobe Inc., Yarych Confectionary Factory, Zeppelin International AG, Centrica Plc, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development
Contacts: Anna Zorya, Timur Bondaryev
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Life Science & Healthcare:
2 partners based in Kyiv
■Legal support of major pharmaceutical companies, pharmacy business, medical institutions, CRO on any business activity in Ukraine and CIS countries
■Representation of interests before Ukrainian competition authority, courts and other regulatory and controlling state authorities
Key Clients: AstraZeneca, Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline, Takeda, MSD, Servier
Contacts: Lana Sinichkina, Taras Kyslyy
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Real Estate & Construction:
1 partner; 1 counsel based in Kyiv
■Legal support of a landmark yielding property refinancing project for the amount of approx. USD 50m in respect of Class ‘A’ Business Centre in downtown Kyiv
■Legal advice on establishment of a JV on development and operation of a major shopping mall in Lviv
Key Clients: Leroy Merlin, SE Bordnetze-Ukraine (SEBN), Porsche Holding
Contact: Timur Bondaryev
Email: [email protected]

Antitrust & Competition:
3 partners; 1 counsel based in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa
■Assistance of a major Ukrainian sunflower oil producer in obtaining AMCU clearance for concerted practices in the industry
■Legal advice of a major pharmaceutical company on unfair advertisement case and representation of it later before the Ukrainian antitrust authority
Key Clients: Bunge, AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Nykomed, Lafarge Group
Contacts: Sergiy Shklyar, Timur Bondaryev, Lana Sinichkina
Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
2 partners based in Kyiv
■Legal advice to a global telecommunication company on licensing telecommunication services in Ukraine
■Legal advice and representation of interests of a global luxury goods manufacturer in enforcement of its IP rights to the trademark and protecting its trademarks against counterfeit in Ukraine
Key Clients: Bayer, AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline
Contact: Kateryna Oliinyk, Taras Kyslyy
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

3 partners; 1 counsel based in Kyviv, Lviv and Odesa
■Representing one of three defendants in two arbitrations in energy industry under VIAC Rules with total amount in dispute more than 360 million USD
■Enforcement of 10 million USD arbitral award, issued in Ukraine, in the UK with effect in numerous other jurisdictions
Key Clients: Alfa Bank, Europolis, Zeppelin
Contact: Markian Malskyy
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
2 partners; 2 counsels based in Kyiv and Lviv
■Representing a prominent US health and wellness company in dispute settlement and subsequent recognition and enforcement of US judgement in the territory of Ukraine
■Representing a prominent manufacturer of bespoke machines and conveyor systems for the wood-processing industry in a dispute with a Ukrainian sawmill company
Key Clients: Promeritum Fund SPC, Shell Lubricants Supply Company B.V., CNBM International Corporation, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Contact: Sergiy Shklyar
Email: [email protected]

Tax/International Tax:
1 partner; 1 counsel based in Kyiv and Lviv
■Representation of interests of European luxury car producer in Ukraine
■Representation of interests of one of the largest Ukrainian banks in a dispute with tax authorities
Contact: Markian Malskyy
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
1 partner based in Kyiv
■Advising Bank Austria AG on restructuring of a USD 30m loan facility provided to a Ukrainian real estate developer for construction of the logistic centre on the south of Ukraine
■Advising NEFCO in connection with provision of EUR 4,5 million loan to a Ukrainian power generation company for building a solar power station
Key Clients: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Finance Corporation, BNPP, Citibank
Contact: Oleksander Plotnikov
Email: [email protected]

1 counsel based in Kyiv
■Representation of the client in judicial proceedings initiated by the dismissed employee on the ground of the claimed unfair dismissal
■Legal advice on the staff redundancy procedure, drafting the necessary documentation
Key Clients: Sandoz, Ever Neuro Pharma, Advent International
Contact: Alesya Pavlynska
Email: [email protected]

1 partner; 2 counsels in Kyiv
■Advising NEFCO in connection with provision of EUR 4 350 000 loan to a Ukrainian power generation company for building a power plant
■Advising CMEC in connection with construction of solar park in Ukraine. Support involved advising on Ukrainian legal matters and financing model
Contact: Timur Bondaryev
Email: [email protected]

White Collar Crime:
2 partners based in Kyiv
■Company’s attorneys were involved in protecting Client’s interests and preventing the plan of unidentified persons directed at illegal takeover of its company.
■Company’s attorneys drafted and submitted a criminal complaint on behalf of the victim — a major producer of alcoholic beverages and its subsidiary company.
Contact: Kateryna Gupalo, Oleksander Plotnikov
Email: [email protected], oleksander. [email protected]

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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New gas transit contract with Gazprom: a blessing or a curse for Ukraine?

Iaroslav Cheker

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Markian Malskyy rejoins Arzinger as Partner and will head the firm’s Western Ukrainian office

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