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Announcing the 2022 Best Lawyers in Ukraine

The results include an elite field of top lawyers and firms.

Announcing the 2022 Best Lawyers in Ukraine
Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers

June 8, 2021 12:01 AM

Every year for 40 years we highlight the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession; completely unbiased legal referrals from the best attorneys in the world.

The 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Ukraine recognizes the professional excellence of 588 lawyers in 61 practice areas, including 38 “Lawyer of the Year” recipients. For this 12th Edition, Best Lawyers honored approximately 9%* of practicing lawyers in Ukraine. “Lawyer of the Year” honors are awarded annually to only one lawyer per practice area in each region with extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinguishment.

Ukraine Publication Statistics

Lawyers who are nominated for consideration are voted on by currently recognized Best Lawyers working in the same practice area and located in the same geographic region. Our awards and recognitions are based purely on the feedback we receive from these top lawyers. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo a thorough verification process to make sure they are currently still in private practice. Only then can these top lawyers be recognized by Best Lawyers.

Publication Statistics

Here are highlights from the 2022 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Ukraine:

  • 588 Lawyers Recognized
  • 143 Firms with listed lawyers
  • 61 Practice Areas

Top metro area:

Kyiv is the metro the most amount of listed lawyers.

Top 10 practice areas (by number of listed lawyers):

  • Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Tax Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Real Estate Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Competition / Antitrust Law

Top 10 most searched practice areas in Ukraine in 2020 on bestlawyers.com:

  • Real Estate Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Litigation
  • Tax Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Arbitration and Mediation

Law Firm of the Year

“Law Firm of the Year” awards recognize a single top firm for its work in a specific legal practice area nationwide. Awards are determined based on a handful of factors including lawyer feedback, the number of lawyers included in Best Lawyers for that firm and practice area, the number of office locations a firm has, historical analysis of the firm’s “Lawyer of the Year” awards, materials submitted by firms, and the firm’s overall scope and areas of expertise.

The 2022 “Law Firm of the Year” recipients are:

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Banking and Finance Law
    • Redcliffe Partners
  • Capital Markets Law
    • Avellum
  • Competition / Antitrust Law
    • AEQUO
  • Corporate Law
    • Baker McKenzie
  • Criminal Defense
    • Sayenko Kharenko
  • Intellectual Property Law
    • Baker McKenzie
  • Labor and Employment Law
    • Dentons
  • Litigation
    • Asters
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    • CMS
  • Real Estate Law
    • Arzinger
  • Tax Law
    • Sayenko Kharenko

Interested in seeing Best Lawyers honorees in Ukraine? Use our Find a Lawyer tool to search by location and specialty.

Access the full report of Best Lawyers international releases, updated continuously.

*Based on information published by the Ukrainian Bar Association.

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