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Managing Partner: Timur Bondaryev
Number of partners: 9 Number of lawyers: 65
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:
Real Estate & Construction
Antitrust & Competition
Intellectual Property
Dispute Resolution
Tax/International Tax
Banking & Finance
International Trade
Employment Bankruptcy
Energy Maritime
White Collar Crime
Private Clients Arbitration

Corporate Law/M&A:
5 partners; 19 fee earners based in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa
■Legal support to the sale of share in oil and gas project from Cadogan Petroleum to Eni
■Legal support of the joint venture formation in oil and gas sector between subsidiary of Cadogan Petroleum, the state owned joint stock company and major integrated energy company
Key Clients: Porsche Holding, Galychyna, Bunge, Cadogan Petroleum, UniCredit
Contact: Anna Zorya
Email: [email protected]

Life Science & Healthcare:
2 partners; 10 fee earners based in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa
■Legal support of major pharmaceutical companies, pharmacy business, medical institutions, CRO on any business activity in Ukraine and CIS countries
■Legal support of companies operating in medical devices, cosmetics, special diary products markets
■Representation of interests before Ukrainian competition authority, courts and other regulatory and controlling state authorities
Key Clients: AstraZeneca, Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline, Takeda, MSD, Servier
Contacts: Timur Bondaryev, Lana Sinichkina
Emails: [email protected], lana. [email protected]

Real Estate & Construction:
3 partners; 8 fee earners based in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa
■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, Porsche Holding, Bunge, Unicreditbank
Contact: Timur Bondaryev
Email: [email protected]

Antitrust & Competition:
3 partners; 8 fee earners 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:
1 partner; 8 fee earners 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
Email: [email protected]

3 partners; 8 fee earners 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 numberous other jurisidictions
Key Clients: Alfa Bank, Europolis, Zeppelin
Contact: Markian Malskyy Email: [email protected],

Dispute Resolution:
3 partners; 16 fee earners based in Kyiv and Lviv
■Representation of various members of an international bank group in disputes including the contest of several tax claims issued by Ukrainian Tax Authorities
■Representation of a major Ukrainian telecommunications provider in two related disputes - with a buyer who failed to pay under a supply contract and with the debtor’s bank
Key Clients: Nycomed, Lafarge, Raiffeisen Bank
Contact: Sergiy Shklyar Tel: +380 4439 0 5533
Email: [email protected]

Tax/International Tax:
3 partners; 6 fee earners based in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa
■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: Pavlo Khodakovsky
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
1 partners; 1 counsel; 5 fee earners 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 a German private investor on providing a USD 10m loan facility to a Ukrainian company
Key Clients: Citibank, Commerzbank, China Development Bank
Contact: Oleksander Plotnikov
Email: [email protected]

1 partner; 8 fee earners based in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa
■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: Pavlo Khodakovsky
Email: [email protected]

3 partners; 8 fee earners based in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa
■Legal support for construction and later reorganisation of the biggest photovoltaic project in the world in Crimea
■Legal advice on establishment of wood pellets production in West Ukraine and export into EU
Contact: Timur Bondaryev
Email: [email protected]

White Collar Crime:
1 partner; 8 fee earners based in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa
■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
Email: [email protected]