Ario Law Firm

Address: 7 Panasa Myrnogo Street,
Kyiv, 01011, Ukraine
Tel.: +380 44 537 2290

Ario Law Firm was established in 2015, and was previously known as Ario Capital Group. At that time the firm was founded by partners Julian Khorunzhyi, Oleksii Voronko, Iryna Serbin and Sergey Kirichenko. In 2015 two more partners joined Ario, namely Yevhen Hrushovets and Dmitry Boiko.

Now, Ario provides legal services on commercial, tax, banking and corporate law, litigation, bankruptcy and enforcement proceedings. The number of practices were significantly strengthened and expanded in 2016, namely criminal practice, government relations, business protection, tax & legal consulting services. Particularly, criminal practice together with litigation, bankruptcy and enforcement proceedings and corporate law were the main drivers of the Ario team in 2016.

A relatively new practice, tax & legal consulting services, was strengthened by lawyers certified by the Tax Consultants Union of Ukraine. Furthermore, one more advisor joined the Ario team: Olga Reshetnyk. She specializes in tax law, is certified by the Tax Consultants Union, and is a member of the Council of Independent Accountants and Auditors of Ukraine.

In a short period of time Ario has been able to achieve noticeable results and gain peer recognition. Ario has been a general partner of the Bar Association of Ukraine since
July 2014. Julian Khorunzhyi (No.1 in Leading individuals of bankruptcy by Ukrainian Law Firms 2016. A Handbook for Foreign Clients), as head of the company and professional in the field of insolvency, headed the Coordinating Council of self-regulating organizations of insolvency practitioners, which brings together leading specialized self-regulatory and non-government organizations to introduce common rules and approaches to bankruptcy proceedings in Ukraine.

The recognition of Ario’s team in 2016 was also associated with successful defense of the State of Ukraine’s interests in a case regarding the bankruptcy of Ukrburshtyn — one of the largest legal amber miners in Ukraine. The Ario team also successfully defended former Deputy Prosecutor General V. Kasko. It also earned an unprecedented victory in the case of Aleksandr Orlow, a Polish citizen who spent almost 5 years in an Odesa jail (Odesa detention facility). Ario also defended the interests of Joint Stock Company The State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine (JSC Ukreximbank) in several insolvency cases.

In 2016 the Ario Capital Group joined the Bronze League of Top 50 law firms in Ukraine on the basis of analysis of key performance indicators of the legal market carried out by Yuridicheskaya Practika Publishing.

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