The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 recommends KM Partners in six key practice areas

April 16, 2021

Under the results of recently published The Legal 500 EMEA 2021   was recommended in 6 practices – tax law, labor law, real estate and construction as well as “white-collar” crimes, corporate law and litigation.

The company has received the highest recognition in the field of taxation. For this reason, the ‘s tax practice is the only one that has been recognized among the strongest practices in Ukraine for 13 years in a row (Tier 1). The rating notes that  has “a strong team of tax and litigation experts who have excellent knowledge of tax legislation”. Particular attention is paid to achievements of Senior Partner Alexander Minin, Partners Alexander Shemiatkin and Ivan Shynkarenko, who are all regarded as standout tax practitioners.

According to one of the sources, Alexander Shemiatkinknows his job perfectly, showing extensive knowledge in litigations and uses extraordinary approaches in solving the most complicated issues”. The rating also recommends Senior Of Counsels Tetiana Poberezhska and Anna Kravchuk, who “make a great tax litigation team”.

The labor law practice has also received high recognition. This category of rating marks the successful 20-year experience of Partner Alexander Shemiatkin, who specializes in consulting and representing clients in labor disputes, spanning contractual matters, collective bargaining agreements, including compliance audits, remuneration and outsourcing arrangements. The research also notes the achievements of Senior Of Counsel Yaroslava Ivasyuk in contentious employment matters.

The rating recommends  in real estate and construction, which is led by Partner Maxim Oleksiyuk. In this sphere the firm is ranked for a successful practice that handles contentious matters, real estate taxation, land title registrations for construction projects, EPC contracts and construction financing. The rating points out Maxim’s “extensive experience in the development of logistics parks, business centres and housing projects, as well as infrastructure projects involving port terminals, railway branches and quarries”.

“White-collar” crimes practice, which is led by outstanding expert in this category Senior Partner Alexander Minin, receives high recognition as well. According to the rating, Alexander is “well-regarded for his pre-trial work, with the majority of matters being successfully concluded before the litigation stage”.

The litigation practice has received recognition in its category as well. The leading experts in this area are Alexander Minin, Alexander Shemiatkin, Maxim Oleksiyuk and Ivan Shynkarenko. The research puts the accent on the firm’s experience in contentious tax matters, in disputes related to supply, lease and service relations, as well as real estate and corporate issues.

Besides, Legal 500 ranks ’s commercial, corporate and M&A practice. The rating highly appreciates the results of Partner Maxim Oleksiyuk whose practice covers M&A, competition law and natural resources.

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