Business law and corporate law

Always one step ahead

Multinational organizations engage legal advisors to ensure support of both their current activities and corporate activities in various jurisdictions. Deloitte provides comprehensive assistance in strategic business decision making and offers cost-effective legal support

Contract preparation and analysis:

Preparation and analysis of various agreements with Ukrainian and foreign counterparties, including those in sales, supplies, lease, leasing, mortgage, pledge, guarantees, commissions, storage; employment, crediting, agency services, service provision, etc.

M&A legal support:

  • Development of the most practicable transaction structure
  • Identification of legal issues arising from merger processes
  • Review of contracts that may be affected by merger processes
  • Preparation of documentation for execution and implementation of the agreement

Due diligence:

  • Comprehensive assessment of sale items covering all aspects of the target company's activities, performed in cooperation with Deloitte's experienced professionals in tax, consulting, accounting and financial advisory
  • Identification of circumstances and risks that may arise from sale or purchase of a sale item
  • Recommendations on the most appropriate ways to eliminate or mitigate risks

Intellectual Property Rights:

  • Development and analysis of intellectual property agreements, copyright agreements and licensing agreements
  • Protection of intellectual property rights through, in particular, preparation and filing of claims

Support of procurement procedures:

  • Legal support of procurement via ProZorro and following the company's internal procedures
  • Preparation for procurement through, in particular, researching the market for products (goods / works / services) that the client intends to purchase, drafting documentation on the procurement procedure
  • Checking of the parties involved in the procurement process, their corporate status / structure, business reputation
  • Review of compliance with the requirements of the client's procurement documentation, internal regulations and general procurement principles at all stages of the procurement process
  • Development of the client's internal regulations on procurement under the client's internal procedures

Consulting on currency control and banking operations:

  • Consulting on various issues relating to currency control, including applicable legal restrictions on performing foreign exchange transactions
  • Legal support during the separate foreign exchange transactions (payment of dividends, repayment of investments to a foreign investor, payment under intragroup service agreements, etc.), including:
    • Analysis of foreign exchange transactions from currency control perspective
    • Preparation of the documents required
    • Communication with the servicing bank

Unfair competition and antitrust laws: 

  • Consulting on various issues relating to antitrust laws
  • Obtaining of permits for concentration and concerted actions from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU)
  • Obtaining of the AMCU's previous conclusions on compliance of actions / agreements with the Law on the protection of economic competition


Dmytro Pavlenko

Dmytro Pavlenko

Partner, Attorney-at-Law, Head of Tax & Legal

Dmytro Pavlenko is a Partner and the Head of Tax & Legal Department in Deloitte Ukraine. He is leading Legal and Business Processes and Solutions (BPS) practices. He has PhD in Law and is Attorney-at-... More

Viktoriia Sydorenko

Viktoriia Sydorenko

Senior Lawyer, Tax & Legal

Viktoria Sydorenko is a Senior Lawyer at Tax & Legal department, who joined Deloitte Ukraine in 2016 and has over 10 years of professional experience in the field of corporate, banking, commercial, la... More