Bondarchuk, Kizin, Chibisov & Partners
Bondarchuk and Partners Attorneys at Law is a young team of professional lawyers which bring their efforts, knowledge and experience together in order to ensure the effective and diverse facilitation of client interest.

Since 2002, our firm has been a committed advisor and facilitator to clients in their conduct of national and international business.

The increasing economic exchange between Ukraine and its European neighbours has called into being specific interest of the Partnership in other jurisdictions, made us to consider the future of our own record of providing international clients with first-rate legal services.

Despite extremely tough competition on the legal market of the young reborn Ukrainian nation we managed to gain our position unlike tens of other law firms and continue to accelerate our growth. And one should believe it takes a lot. More over, we successfully win our clientele. We represent the next generation of Ukrainian legal business. We are new, but we are eager to win. And for the short period of time we have made ourselves certain of the key rule of success: to gain a client one has to outdo the standards of professionalism and to exceed average reliability dramatically.

The company is headquartered in Kyiv (Ukraine). We have forged close ties to leading law firms throughout Ukraine. This enables the firm to operate nationwide and within CIS. Quite a wide geography for a young company, isn’t it? Thus, we are in a position to provide our clients with seamless legal service of the same high calibre they are accustomed to and expect from our firm in these jurisdictions.

We are proud of our clientele. Large companies, state enterprises and holdings are in list of our clients.

Our attorneys represent best Ukrainian law schools and speak Russian, Ukrainian and English.

To crown it all we emphasize one more time: we care for the company’s reputation and reputation of clientele. It effects quality of our services to the most significant extent, regardless how complicated and time-consuming a client matter is. Arbitration & LitigationOur clients rely on our lawyers’ experience of effectively handling commercial and civil proceedings. We draft dispute resolution clauses and the election of arbitration and alternative dispute resolution rules.

We also advise on and litigate claims under bilateral investment treaties.

- International and domestic arbitration
- Commercial litigation
- Mediation and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Corporate & Commercial Corporate law constitutes a significant part of the Partnerships’ practice. That is why our Honorary President, former partner to the firm, was invited by the President of Ukraine to hold the post of Deputy State Secretary at The State Security and Stock Market Commission during 2003-2005.

The firm advises clients in all fields of corporate law. Managing Partner of the firm regularly handles some of the largest, most complex and demanding transactions in Ukraine.

Services include:
- Corporate Governance
- Corporate Restructurings
- Private and Public Foundations
- Insolvency
- Joint Ventures
- Shareholders' Agreements
- Venture Capital and Private Equity

EmploymentThe firm advises in all areas of Ukrainian employment law, both non-contentious and contentious, including employment contracts, HR policies, dismissals, employment issues arising on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and reorganization and pension plans.

Nations largest telecom operators as well as electric power station had applied dismissal strategies developed within our office and benefited from hiring our lawyers to represent them in courts in professional injury cases.

- Restructuring and Reorganization Planning
- Compensation Structures (executive and non-executive)
- Employment Contracts
- Pension Plans
- Share Ownerships (including stock options)
- Employment Litigation

Mergers & Acquisitions
Advising and representing clients on national mergers and acquisitions is at the core of the firm's activities. Transactions covered include private M&A, public tender offers, transactions for listed companies, private equity and venture capital transactions, auction sales, privatizations, strategic alliances and joint ventures.

- Corporate governance
- Cross Border Transactions
- Joint Ventures
- M&A
- Privatizations
- Public Take Overs
- Private Equity
- Venture Capital Transactions

Real Estate & Construction
The firm advises clients on all legal aspects of their real estate businesses. The main focus of Bondarchuk and Partners real estate practice is set on advising investors and development companies on the acquisition and development of real estate, real estate transactions, strategic joint ventures, structuring real estate opportunity funds, innovative capital markets transactions and restructurings.

- Acquisition of Real Estate
- Development
- Construction
- Due Diligence / Title Investigation
- Financing Structures
- Tenancy Agreements
- Contracts for architects, general contractors and builders
- Litigation

The firm's expertise in all regulatory aspects guarantees first rate legal advice in matters of constitutional and administrative law, particularly regarding environmental law (including industrial plant licensing and clean ups), telecommunications and energy law as well as spin offs, privatizations, public private partnerships and public procurement.

We also advise our clients in the field of environmental law.

In the fields of Telecommunications the firm has an experience too. We advise numerous clients in all regulatory aspects.

Public procurement law has gained increasing importance in recent years. Our services in this practice area include consultancy for contracting authorities in the preliminary stage of procurement projects, support for contracting authorities as well as bidders in the execution of, or participation in specific tenders and representation in review procedures.

Investment decisions raise legal questions on subsidies and State aid. The multidisciplinary approach of our law firm allows comprehensive advice in complex legal issues.

A clear emphasis of our regulatory practice also lies in consultancy of legislative projects. Lobbying associations as well as legislative authorities rely on our expertise in drafting or assessment of legislation.

- Constitutional & Administrative Law
- Construction
- Data Protection
- Energy
- Environmental Law
- Infrastructure
- Plant Licensing
- Privatizations
- Public Private Partnerships
- Public Procurement
- State Aid
- Telecoms

The tax environment in business transactions and financial planning becomes increasingly complex and requires a high degree of permanent training and specialized know how, particularly in the cross border context. We are now creating a new practice group – the tax practice group. We are in to involve and educate high profile tax specialists to assist our clients in developing and implementing tailor made tax efficient strategies.

We are going to lay the focus of our tax practice group on M&A transactions, structured finance, development of financial products and personal financial planning.

practice areas

General Practice

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