Maksym Lavrynovych

EDUCATION

Graduated from the Institute of International Relations, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University. Master of International Law and Bachelor of International Relations. Attorney at Law since 2001. Native in Ukrainian, fluent in English, Italian and Russian.

PRACTICE AREAS

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

CAREER

From 1999 acted as an in-house legal counsel for several leading Ukrainian companies. In 2001-2004 was a Senior Associate at Arthur Andersen (since 2002 - Ernst & Young). Since 2004 – Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners. He is an active member of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA), European Business Association (EBA), and American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine. Board Member of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association.

RECOGNITION

Maksym Lavrynovych has been repeatedly honored by professional Ukrainian ratings and by reputable foreign publications. On 16 December 2009 he was awarded with the Badge of Honor by the High Council of Justice of Ukraine. Maksym Lavrynovych has won All-Ukrainian contest "Lawyer of the Year 2011" in the category "Lawyer, Representative of a Private Law Firm" and was Awarded an Honorary Title by the Union of Lawyers of Ukraine. Maksym is recommended in Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution and Tax by The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa rankings of 2013 and 2014, and in Corporate Law by Best Lawyers 2013 guide. Maksym is recognized as one of the best lawyers in the Competition/Antitrust field by all-Ukrainian study "Clients Choice. TOP-100 Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2012-2013".