Arzinger & Partners
Arzinger & Partners Ukraine is a member of the international alliance of independent law firms, founded in Berlin in 1990 and constantly expanding towards the dynamic and perspective markets. Currently, the alliance Arzinger & Partners is represented in 8 countries, our offices are located in 10 cities, namely Berlin, Prague, Budapest, Bratislava, Kyiv, Lviv, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Minsk and Istanbul.

At Arzinger & Partners Ukraine we understand the dynamics and peculiarities of conducting business on emerging markets. We advise our clients on better possibilities to raise their capital, protect their investments, conduct and expand their business, liaise with regulators and resolve disputes. In every area of the law, we focus on achieving results that help our clients’ business.

Our strength lies in our Western experience coupled with the ultimate comprehension of development peculiarities of Central and Eastern Europe countries. Lawyers are qualified in numerous areas of law and boast extensive practical experience assisting clients both in Ukraine and abroad. The multidisciplinary and international approach enables the firm to provide its clients with strategic assistance in national and international transactions.

The firm serves well recognized international businesses originating from Austria, Germany, France, UK and the US with interests in Ukraine mainly focused in real estate, construction, telecommunications, pharmaceutics, transport, insurance and banking. Among our clients are Porsche, Strabag, Aerosvit, Bayer AG, Bunge, Henkel Group, Standartbank, Rheinmetall, Rhenus Logistics, System Capital Management, Blackstone, Wienerberger, Vienna Insurance group, SHARP, YKK, Raiffeisen Evolution.

70 lawyers and staff of Arzinger & Partners Ukraine are committed to working as a team to deliver legal services of unsurpassed quality, effectiveness, and efficiency.

Our working languages are Ukrainian, Russian, English, German and Dutch.

Areas of Practice Arzinger & Partners Ukraine specialize in complex legal support of large and middle-sized business both national and international.

Our main practices are:
Real Estate and Construction:The Real Estate market in Ukraine is rapidly growing. Our clients are Ukrainian companies (owners of real estate objects) that want to sell or lease these objects to professional foreign investors, as well as a number of well recognized international firms and corporations that develop projects in Ukraine for multinational trade corporations, hotel and logistics operators. The firm has developed extensive expertise in transactions involving acquisition, lease and sale of real estate and related financing matters, including negotiation of mortgage loans and security packages, evaluation of real estate typical issues, due diligence, setting up of corporate structures and vehicles, as well as joint ventures and partnerships aimed at the implementation of major construction projects.

M&A, Corporate Law: The M&A market is Ukraine is one of the most dynamic in Eastern Europe. Our M&A expertise is aimed at legal support and securing of all kinds of transactions and protection from a number of dangers in this sphere. We protect our clients from hostile takeovers and greenmail, assist them on purchase and sale of an enterprise, corporate conflicts solutions, various aspects of M&

A transactions (debt restructuring, company restructuring, optimization of taxation).

Litigation, Arbitration: Our lawyers have broad experience in representing of our clients and protecting of their interests in national courts (including Constitutional Court of Ukraine), international courts and commercial arbitration forums (including ad hoc), the European Court of human rights and ICSID.

Banking & Financial Law: Our banking and finance lawyers have many years of experience dealing with matters involving state, national and international banking, creating and organization of activity of market players, loan funding, distribution of securities (including IPO), securitization, project funding, bank lending and legal support of all kinds of bank transactions.

Competition law, Tenders Playing at the market may be dangerous, especially for small companies or foreign companies that recently opened their representative office in a new country. Taking into account best local and international practices within competition law, we provide our clients with preparation and legal support of tenders and competitions, obtaining permissions of the Antimonopoly Committee for concentrations and concerted actions, protection from unfair competition.

Public Private Partnership: As a considerable part of Ukrainian market, which is of a great attraction for foreign investors, is still owned by the state, the notion Public Private Partnership is the best mediation tool within this issue. It helps to benefit both Ukrainian state and foreign investors. Still, as far as PPP is a relatively new notion for Ukrainian market, it needs professional legal support according to the highest standards. We advise communes and state authorities on possibilities and borders of participation of private organizations in public tasks (formation of holdings in management of municipal property in infrastructure of water supply, sewer water recycling, waste economy, housing, road construction). We elaborate concepts and bid documents, advise private businesses (service providers) at overtake of the tasks. Through the number of contacts in this field we can quickly work out demand and consumption on the direct way.

Labour Law: The current Ukrainian Labor Code dated December 10, 1971 has not undergone the major revision since its adoption. We help our clients to find the right and just solution for various complicated issues in employer-employee relations, such as planning of restructurizations, reorganizations and axe, collective agreements, employment of foreigners and receiving of work permissions, work disputes resolution.

practice areas

Admiralty and Maritime LawAlternative Dispute ResolutionAntitrust and Trade RegulationArbitrationConstruction LawCorporate LawCustoms LawEmployee BenefitsEmployment ContractsGovernment RelationsIntellectual PropertyLabor and EmploymentLitigationMediationMergers and Acquisitions and DivestituresReal EstateTaxationUnfair CompetitionWhite Collar Crime

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