Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is one of the leading full-service national law firms in Ukraine, advising leading global and local businesses in Ukraine, throughout the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and worldwide.
In Ukraine, the firm was founded in 1997 as Magisters, and then in July 2011 the firm merged with Russian Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.
The Ukrainian team of four partners and about 50 associates consists of some of the best-known law professionals and practicing lawyers in Ukraine with extensive international and domestic experience. The firm unites leading and most recognized legal experts, combining extensive emerging markets experience with international professional standards.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advise its clients in many areas of law, including commercial dispute resolution, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, project finance and PPP, antitrust practice, restructurings and insolvencies. We also offer our clients advice on energy and natural resources, governmental property management and privatization, environment, technical regulation and industrial safety, banking and finance, intellectual property, sport law, criminal law, real estate and construction, taxation, family and labor disputes, marine and transport law, and international trade and customs.
The firm regularly represents international companies doing business in the CIS and CIS-based companies going international. It regularly acts for the state-parties in transactional and contentious matters. It has been assisting numerous governmental and inter-governmental organizations, as well as corporate clients.
In our work, we combine our expertise in emerging markets with the highest professional standards. We offer our clients a comprehensive approach with a blend of legal advice, representation of clients before governmental authorities, interaction with mass media and public and other services.
Our lawyers are highly qualified legal experts with background spanning both government work and academia. Most of the firm’s lawyers have had internships in Europe, the United Kingdom and some are members of national bar associations, the International Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
In all jurisdictions of our presence, the firm’s experts are actively involved in business and legal communities and are regularly engaged as consultants on various aspects of law by executive, legislature, and judiciary authorities.
The firm’s lawyers can provide services in English, French, German, Russian and Ukrainian languages.
Areas of Practice Banking and finance, capital markets, competition law, employment law, energy, family law, intellectual property/TMT, international arbitration and litigation, international trade and customs, litigation, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law, project finance and public private partnerships, real estate and construction, sports law, tax, white collar crime.
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners