Kushnir, Yakymyak & Partners
Kushnir, Yakymyak & Partners is a full-service law firm based in Kyiv, Ukraine. The firm renders all types of legal services in the City of Kyiv as well as all over Ukraine if required by our clients. Deep specialization of our professionals and understanding of our client’s needs together with excellent knowledge of the Ukrainian legal and regulatory environment are the cornerstones of our well-tailored advice and services. Services We assist our domestic and foreign clients on doing business in Ukraine advising them on corporate, tax, antimonopoly, labor, customs, telecommunications and energy law, as well as commercial transactions, foreign investments, merger and acquisition, real estate, cross-border trade, commercial litigation and arbitration. Specific services we offer to our clients involved in business transactions and commercial activity in Ukraine include, inter alia, the following: – Tax consulting and tax planning – Consulting on all areas of commercial, civil and finance law in Ukraine – Legal assistance in negotiation of commercial transactions – Preparing due diligence reports – Incorporation of companies and other legal entities – Legal assistance on various aspects of corporate governance – Consulting on all issues of intellectual property rights – Legal backing of real estate transactions, lease agreements – Representing in commercial and general courts, international commercial arbitration Our Team The firm is led by a team of highly motivated professional lawyers open to accept the western style of legal practice and striving to meet the highest requirements of foreign clients. The lawyers of our firm were educated in a new economic and legal environment in Ukraine and pursued further education and training in Europe and North America. Partners Yuri Kushnir received an LL.M. Degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. Before joining the firm Mr. Kushnir held an associate position with the Kyiv office of an international law firm, and acted as a consultant to a member of the Ukrainian Parliament. He is lecturing banking law in Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Mr. Kushnir specializes in tax consulting and tax planning, investments, banking & finance, insurance, and cross-border commercial transactions. Maryan Kushnir received an LL.M. Degree from the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. His previous experience includes work for the Parliament of Ukraine as a legislative consultant, as well as participation in a professional development program in the Parliament of Canada. Mr. Kushnir specializes in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, antimonopoly law, securities, supervises the company incorporation service line. Oleg Yakymyak received an LL.M. Degree from the Lviv National University School of Law. His experience includes positions as Head of the Legal Department at a major production concern in Lviv, Head of the Legal Department of one of the largest companies providing construction materials in Ukraine, Director of a real estate agency, as well as private legal practice. Mr. Yakymyak specializes in real estate transactions, land use regulations, investment projects, and negotiation of commercial transactions.