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Deloitte Ukraine once again entered the Legal 500 international ranking

A reputable international ranking agency The Legal 500 released the results of its 2019 research of the legal market. Deloitte Ukraine, along with its six tax and legal experts, were recognized in four categories.

Deloitte Ukraine has once again entered the list of the best legal practices in the world, reflecting the significant achievements of our tax and legal team and international recognition.

This time, Deloitte Ukraine was nominated in the following categories: Tax (for tax dispute resolution engagements), Employment, Private Client, and Commercial, Corporate and M&A.

In the Tax category, where we presented our tax dispute resolution practice, Deloitte professionals were recognized for successfully challenging the tax charge of USD 600,000 in the Lindstrom case. The clients emphasized on the “professionalism” and “profound technical skills” of our experts, as well as the “synergy between the employees from different functions”.

Deloitte was recognized in the Commercial, Corporate and M&A category for corporate governance project implemented for Ukrzaliznytsia. In the feedbacks on this engagement, the client has emphasized on “an impeccable quality results based on in-depth research and detailed explanations”.

Deloitte was also recognized in the Employment category for collaborating with the world leaders in technology and pharmaceuticals. In the feedbacks received, the clients have stated that our experts “pay attention to the details”, “strive to serve with excellence and exceed the client’s expectations”.

In the Private Client category, the Deloitte Ukraine’s clients noted that our experts are “knowledgeable in complex international aspects and take responsibility for matters, including by seeking assistance and input from Deloitte partners in other countries”.

Among the Deloitte Ukraine’s experts named in The Legal 500 ranking are the following legal practice professionals:

The tax practice professionals recognized in the Private Client category include:

“We are very selective when it comes to the participation in ratings. We also position ourselves in the market not as a separate law firm, but as a law practice that is an integrated part of the leading international multiservice consulting firm. Our strength and competitive advantage is a synergy with other functional areas: tax, finance, valuation, audit, and consulting in various fields. This allows us not only to carry out a “classic” legal work, but first and foremost, to perform large-scale and complex cross-disciplinary projects. This, in particular, refers to Ukrzaliznytsia project featured in this year’s ranking. This project involved the engagement of several Deloitte teams from different countries. At the same time, our participation and recognition in some of The Legal 500 ranking’s categories selected by us is an important acknowledgement of our lawyers by the clients and experts,” said Dmytro Pavlenko, Director, Head of Legal Practice at Deloitte Ukraine, PhD in Law, lawyer.

Tax and legal practice of Deloitte Ukraine comprises more than 100 professionals with extensive expertise in many areas. We render legal services in corporate and business law, corporate governance, compliance and GDPR, labor law and immigration, and provide legal support of tax audit and dispute resolution. Our tax practice provides transfer pricing, corporate and international tax services as well as business process solutions and outsourcing.

For 33 years, The Legal 500 has been assessing the strengths of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market.

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