AVER LEX

Address: 2 Khrestovyi Alley, 5th Floor,
Kyiv, 01010, Ukraine
Tel.: +380 44 300 1151
Fax: +380 44 300 1153
E-mail: info@averlex.com.ua
Web-site: www.averlex.com

AVER LEX is the leading white-collar crime boutique law firm in Ukraine, focused on high-profile economic crimes and politically motivated prosecutions. The firm is focused on defense in compound and complex cases (parallel of the group of parties, in different regions of Ukraine), which demands unrivalled human capacity or experience, knowledge or level of expertise.

The majority of cases are unique and first-hearing cases that set precedents for the criminal judiciary system in Ukraine and established practice for future hearings. These cases are highly public; require massive, regular and open communication with the entire spectrum of media outlets in Ukraine.

The client portfolio includes state officials and high net worth individuals looking for protection from politically motivated prosecutions, consulting and law firms, big corporate clients (Odesa Portside Plant, Diamant Bank, ZTE Corporation, Bunge Ukraine, BRCM-Nafta, Total Ukraine, LLС UICE Group, etc.).

The team consists of 25 specialists in the sphere of criminal law and litigation, including 5 partners, who are actively involved in every project. In 2017 our team was strengthened by the arrival of Artem Drozdov as a new partner due to his ability to generate new business and proficient management skills as well as other well-respected, experienced attorneys.

All advocates in their work underscore perfection of criminal practice, development of effective and active strategies of defense from illegal revisions by control and law-enforcement bodies in accordance with the specific nature of the business, from their negative consequences, seizure of businesses by raiders, pressure from the law-enforcement bodies via stress searches, arrests or persecution, etc.

To ensure the rights of our clients and to prevent them being violated, the Firm cooperates with a number of leading worldwide and local human right organizations within the framework of ongoing matters. These include Amnesty International in Ukraine, Transparency International Ukraine, Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, Ukrainian Human Rights Union, Amnesty International European Institutions Office etc.

AVER LEX is recognized as the leader (Band 1) in “Litigation: White-Collar Crime” sphere by Chambers and Partners 2017, Olga Prosyanyuk and Vitaliy Serdyuk are top-ranked among lawyers. According to Who’s Who Legal 2016, Olga Prosyanyuk has been the only one Ukrainian lawyer named among leading attorneys in Business Crime Defence. Legal 500 EMEA 2017 named AVER LEX and its partners as among leaders in dispute resolution.

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