Gvozdiy & Oberkovych
Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm is one of the leading and most capable teams of business legal advisors in Ukraine which combines international legal expertise and local know-how to offer clients top-quality legal services. Since its establishment in 2003, the firm oriented toward providing comprehensive support for local and international businesses in Ukraine and has grown steadily by providing clients with the right mix of legal expertise and strategic direction.
The firm provides a broad range of business related legal services to foreign and domestic clients in Ukraine. It strives to stay competitive by enhancing the services portfolio through implementation of innovative solutions for clients that are both creative and practical. The firm renders industry-tailored legal advice to serve all areas of business law; however, its core expertise lies in the field of corporate and commercial law. It is specifically recognised by peers and clients for advice in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and debt restructuring, banking and finance, taxation, corporate and tax dispute resolution. The firm has recently given a significant push to criminal law matters for both business and private clients. Private wealth management practice is on the firm’s agenda as well.
By sector, most of the work involves acting for clients investing in agriculture, energy and natural resources, real estate, media and technologies, aviation, food production and retail in Ukraine. The firm has also proven itself as a trusted advisor to international and local financial institutions, comprising banks and insurance companies.
Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm and its practitioners traditionally gain great exposure in the most reputable international rankings, like Legal 500, Legal Experts and Best Lawyers International. The firm also secures top positions in the trusted national surveys ‘50 Law Firms in Ukraine’ and ‘Top 100 lawyers in Ukraine. Client’s Choice’ released by premier Ukrainian legal weeklies Yuridicheskaya Praktika and Yurgazeta respectively.
The firm is an exclusive legal member of MSI Global Alliance for Ukraine, which unites the leading and most reputable English-speaking local firms in their marketplaces, and focus on clients of a similar size and profile.
KEY PRACTICE AREAS: Corporate and M&A Banking & Finance and Securities Antitrust & Competition Dispute Resolution Real Estate & Construction Tax, Restructuring & Insolvency International Trade & Customs Labour & Employment PPP & Infrastructure Energy & Environment Criminal Law
KEY CLIENTS: CSOB, Marks & Spencer, GAP, Secova Metals Corp, PSG-International a.s., Energycrops, Donegal FRS, South Airlines, Agora Group, Diamantbank, Medcom Ukraine, Mars Capital Management, Crimsunfield, Aviareps
Overview19B Instytutska St, Suite 29
Offices: 1 (Kyiv)
Total number of fee earners: 21
Total number of qualified partners: 21
Total number of partners: 3
Total number of staff: 25