Deloitte Ukraine has once again entered The Legal 500 international ranking
A reputable international ranking agency The Legal 500 released the results of its 2020 research of the legal market. Deloitte Ukraine was recognized in four categories.
Deloitte Ukraine was recognized in the following categories: 1) Commercial, Corporate and M&A; 2) Employment; 3) Banking, Finance and Capital Markets; and 4) Tax (Tax Disputes). The clients acknowledged Deloitte's experts for their professionalism, flexibility, individual approach, and punctuality.
“We position ourselves in the market not as a separate law firm, but rather as a legal practice being an integral part of a leading international multi-service consulting firm. Our strength and competitive advantage is a synergy with other functional areas, such as tax, finance, valuation, audit, and consulting. 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, such as financial restructuring, M&A, PPP, and support of public sector reforms. At the same time, our participation and recognition in the selected categories of the Legal 500 ranking serves as an important acknowledgment of our lawyers by the clients and experts,” said Dmytro Pavlenko, Head of Legal Practice at Deloitte Ukraine, PhD in Law, lawyer.
A comprehensive legal support provided to Centravis Production Ukraine as well as rendering of financial, tax and legal consulting services to the State Joint Stock Company “Roads of Ukraine” were recognized in the Commercial, Corporate and M&A category.
Assistance to the Liechtenstein bank in preparing a legal opinion to take a decision on financing a Ukrainian borrower as well as support to Cheese Club in connection with the restructuring of the company’s debt with the state-owned bank were recognized in the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets category. Furthermore, Victoria Sydorenko was recognized in the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets category for “high dedication to her work, profound and in-depth knowledge of the field, and experience of working in international banks”.
Extensive legal experience and its synergy with leading practices in the field of national and international taxation allowed Deloitte Ukraine to gain recognition in the Tax (Tax Disputes) category. Dmytro Pavlenko, Head of Legal Practice was recognized for supporting clients in preparing for tax audits and in defending the tax rights of local and international clients in court.
In addition, Deloitte Ukraine was nominated in the Employment category for comprehensive advice on various issues related to employment of Ukrainian and foreign workers. In particular, for employment due diligence of the State Joint Stock Company ”Roads of Ukraine” with a total headcount of 17,000 employees.
Deloitte's tax and legal practice comprises over 100 specialists with expertise in various fields. We offer legal services in business and corporate law, public sector, corporate governance, compliance and GDPR, labor law and immigration as well as provide legal support of tax audits and settlement of tax disputes. Our tax department provides transfer pricing services, corporate law and international tax services, as well as business process solutions and outsourcing.
For 34 years, The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across more than 5150 jurisdictions with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market.