The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Appointed Tetyana Berezhna, Counsel at Vasil Kisil & Partners, as Deputy Minister of Economy of Ukraine
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine appointed on 17 June 2022 Tetyana Berezhna as Deputy Minister of Economy. Holding her new position, Tetyana will be dealing with the labor reform to facilitate investment inflow into Ukraine, promote lawful employment and ensure the efficiency and protection of interests of so-called “restoration army” of Ukraine.
Tetyana Berezhna joined Vasil Kisil & Partners in 2011. She was promoted to the firm’s management team as a counsel in 2019. Tetyana specialises in domestic litigations and, in particular, tax, customs and other legal disputes initiated to challenge resolutions of government bodies. Such leading international guides as Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 and World Tax have been recommending Tetyana as a tax practitioner.
Commenting on her appointment, Tetyana said: “It is a great honor for me to join the team of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine whose work, vision and role are extremely important for the Motherland in these turbulent times. My experience, expertise and energy will now serve Ukraine. I am deeply grateful to Vasil Kisil & Partners, Andriy Stelmashchuk, and to our clients and partners for these 11 extremely productive and meaningful years of work in the legal profession.”
“At Vasil Kisil & Partners, Tetyana Berezhna has worked her way up from junior associate to counsel. We are grateful to Tetyana for her contribution to the development of the firm and the dispute resolution practice group. We wish Tetyana not to lose determination and courage, to be indomitable and to implement ideas that will make Ukraine better,” said Andriy Stelmashchuk, managing partner at Vasil Kisil & Partners.
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Established in 1992, Vasil Kisil & Partners is a Ukrainian law firm that delivers integrated legal advice in banking & finance, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, antitrust, competition and trade, dispute resolution, tax law, energy and natural resources law, intellectual property law, labor and employment law, real estate and construction law, as well as PPP, concessions and infrastructure law. Vasil Kisil & Partners is a member and exclusively represents Ukraine in such international professional associations as TerraLex (160 law firms in 100 countries), Cathay Associates (40 high-profile law firms with over 500 headcount worldwide in 43 major cities and countries across Europe and Asia) and Ius Laboris (1700 labor and employment lawyers in 50 countries). Andriy Stelmashchuk is a managing partner of Vasil Kisil & Partners law firm.