The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

Under the results of  The Legal 500 EMEA 2020 published on April 10, 2019, KM Partners was recommended in 5 practices – tax, labor and corporate law, as well as real estate and construction, and “white-collar” crimes.

The firm received Tier 1 in tax practice. The rating notes, that KM Partners ”is praised for its professionalism, its ability to determine a fair approach to solving a problem and its high level of service”. Particular regard is paid to achievements of Senior Partner Alexander Minin, Partners Alexander Shemiatkin and Ivan Shynkarenko, who “are all regarded as some of Ukraine’s standout tax practitioners”, and have “flexible thinking and excellent knowledge of the requirements of the law.”

Successful 20 years’ experience in employment law is ranked Tier 2 in this rating category. Alexander Shemiatkin, Partner, Head of the Practice, received high appreciation from clients. Alexander’s practice handles transactional, advisory and contentious matters, including collective bargaining, dispute resolution, dismissals and the employment of foreign workers.

Tier 3 belongs to real estate and construction practice, which is led by Partner Maxim Oleksiyuk. The rating draws special attention to significant experience of the firm in the due diligence of property assets, construction disputes, taxation of real estate assets, construction permits etc. Chamber notes that “firm advises large multi-national clients on property transactions and acts in disputes”.

“White-collar” crimes practice, which is led by outstanding expert in this category Senior Partner Alexander Minin, receives high recognition as well. The rating mentions Alexander’s successful handling a significant caseload of high-value tax evasion cases, as well as other white-collar criminal offences. The noted practice receives Tier 3 in this category.

KM Partners commercial, corporate and M&A practice takes Tier 4. The rating highly appreciates the results of Partner Maxim Oleksiyuk, who leads this practice, in such directions as advice on due diligence, shareholders’ agreements, corporate and tax structuring, post-merger integration, the registration and liquidation of companies, and licensing matters.

We would like to thank our clients and colleagues for cooperation, trust and recognition!