VB PARTNERS - is a Ukrainian boutique law firm specializing in White-Collar Crime and Dispute Resolution, founded in 2005.
Our team includes 12 very experienced, innovative attorneys who are not afraid of managing complex projects and have a deep understanding of their clients' business processes.
We have extensive experience in business protection from the pressure of law enforcement agencies, conducting investigations and asset tracing, supporting criminal proceedings and complex disputes in the courts of all instances. The firm supports cases both in Ukraine and in foreign jurisdictions.
VB PARTNERS has obtained expertise in settling investors' disputes against States at the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). We have positive experience in lifting sanctions imposed on foreign companies.
Our team has also a thorough knowledge of the Ukrainian anti-corruption legislation and other Compliance components, including Whistleblowing System implementation.
Our аttorneys are recognized national experts on cross-border investigations, extradition and Interpol.
Thanks to years of successful practice, complex projects, the Firm and its lawyers have received recognition of all professional international and national ratings (Best Lawyers, Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Europe, Who is Who Legal, etc.).
Among clients of VB PARTNERS - shareholders and top managers of large Ukrainian business, world corporations, banks, foreign investors, key government officials and private clients.
We are proud to be described as an effective and dynamic law firm.
Management / Department Heads
Law Firm of the Year Awards
- Criminal Defense in Ukraine (2021)
- Chambers Europe (2017-2021): VB PARTNERS and 2 partners (Denys Bugay and Oleksandr Lukianenko) were recommended in sphere of Dispute Resolution - White Collar in Crime.
- Who is Who Legal: Business Crime (2017-2020): Denys Bugay and Nikita Nuralin among Ukraine's leading lawyers in the field of Business Crime Defense.
- Ukrainian Legal Awards 2018: Denys Bugay – Best Criminal Lawyer in Ukraine.
The LEGAL 500 EMEA (2019-2021): Top-Tier Law Firm in White Collar Crime.
The leader of this practice, Denys Bugay was listed as one of the Leading lawyers in this field (Top-Tier) + Oleksandr Lukianenko was reco
- Avellana Gold
- Colliers International
- EuroChem Group
- Immer Group
- Kovalska Construction Group
- Prosperity Capital Management
- Shareholders of banks: Khreschatyk, Delta Bank, Delta Bank Belarus, Premium, Classicbank, Trust Bank, Expobank, Terra Bank, etc
- Subsidiaries of LUKOIL Oil Company
- Svitland Development
- Ukrainian Football Association
- Ukrsibbank BNP Paribas Group
- Whirpool Ukraine
About Our Clients
"Law Firm of the Year"
Firm Practice Areas
- Arbitration and Mediation
- Corporate Law
- Criminal Defense
- Mergers and Acquisitions Law
- Real Estate Law
- Tax Law