GOLAW has been highly recognised by international ranking The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 in the nine practice areas

15/ 04/ 2019

We are delighted to announce that GOLAW has received an excellent set of results in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 guide. Our firm has been highly recognized in the following nine practice areas:

  • Energy (Tier 2)
  • White-collar crime (Tier 2)
  • Private client (Tier 2)
  • Employment (Tier 2)
  • Banking, finance and capital markets (Tier 3)
  • Real estate and construction (Tier 3)
  • Commercial, corporate and M&A (Tier 3)
  • Tax (Tier 3)
  • Dispute resolution (Tier 4)

«Recognition by such a prestigious ranking as The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 proves once again that our firm is moving in the right direction. Our main priority is a successful realisation of our client’s goals, and the results received confirm this. We are grateful to all of our clients for their positive feedback regarding our work and we hope to continue our positive, long-term relationships. GOLAW always achieves the goals we set, and this time is no exception».

Sergiy Oberkovych,
GOLAW Senior Partner

Seven lawyers received individual recognition which is based both on the projects realized and feedback from our clients:

Valentyn Gvozdiy, Managing Partner, Attorney at law:

  • Banking, finance and capital markets, Dispute resolution, Real estate and construction, Tax

Sergiy Oberkovych, Senior Partner, Attorney at Law:

  • Banking, finance and capital markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Energy, Private clients

Max Lebedev, Partner, Head of Corporate and M&A practice, Attorney at Law:

  • Commercial, corporate and M&A, Employment, Energy, Private client, Real estate and construction

Igor Glushko, Partner, Head of Criminal Law and White-Collar Defence practice, Attorney at Law:

  • White-collar crime

Iryna Kalnytska, Partner, Head of tax practice, Attorney at Law:

  • Tax

Angelika Moisieieva, Partner, Attorney at Law:

  • White-collar crime

Angelika Moisieieva has also received a special recognition ‘Leading Lawyer’, which proves her extensive expertise in this field.

Taras Lytovchenko, Senior Associate, Attorney at Law:

  • Employment

It worth mentioning that the results published also include direct quotations from our clients’ feedback on the work of each lawyer and of the firm in general.

Thus, our clients say that GOLAW has ‘the ability to resolve complex issues and a business-oriented approach based on vast experience’ and it is ‘very knowledgeable, responsive and solution oriented’.

As for the lawyers, our clients characterize them as ‘extremely driven’, ‘visionary’, ‘skillful’ and those who ‘understand the difficulties international clients face in Ukraine”.

To learn more about what our clients are saying about us and for which projects our firm has been recognized, please visit The Legal 500 website.


The Legal 500 is the international ranking which for almost 30 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world in more than 150 jurisdictions. The research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market. A comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market.


GOLAW – is an international full-service law firm with offices in Kyiv, Odesa (Ukraine) and Berlin (Germany). GOLAW provides sophisticated legal advice and reliable legal assistance in all major sectors, including agribusiness, retail and FMCG, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, financial services, energy and natural resources, transportation and infrastructure, internet technology, and real estate. The firm’s client portfolio includes large and medium-sized, national and foreign companies, as well as private clients.
GOLAW has been recognized by several prestigious international and Ukrainian rankings, such as The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000, Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, Legal Awards and has been continuously regarded among TOP 10 Leading Law Firms in Ukraine.

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