Maksym Lavrynovych


Graduated from the Institute of International Relations, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University. Master of International Law and Bachelor of International Relations. Maksym has held the Attorney's Bar Certificate since 2001. Native in Ukrainian, fluent in English, Italian and Russian.


Corporate and M&A, Competition/Antitrust, Business Protection, Banking and Finance, Representation in Court.


From 1999 Maksym Lavrynovych acted as an in-house legal counsel for several leading Ukrainian companies. In 2001-2004 Maksym was a Senior Associate at Arthur Andersen (since 2002 - Ernst & Young) and at Shevchenko Didkovskiy & Partners (2004).

Since 2004 – Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners. 

Maksym Lavrynovych is an active member of the Ukrainian National Bar Association, European Business Association, American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine and Ukrainian Arbitration Association.


Maksym Lavrynovych has been repeatedly honored by professional Ukrainian ratings and by reputable foreign publications. His awards include the Badge of Honor by the High Council of Justice of Ukraine in 2009, "Lawyer of the Year" in the category "Lawyer, Representative of a Private Law Firm" and an Honorary Title by the Union of Lawyers of Ukraine in 2011, "Lawyer of the Year" in the program "Person of the Year", 2014. Recommended in Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution and Tax by The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa guides in 2013-2016 and in Commercial, Corporate and M&A in 2017. Best Lawyers ranking recommends him in Corporate Law, International Arbitration. He was included into "Client's Choice: The Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine" in 2015-2016 and named one of the best investment lawyers in 2017.