Viktoria Kovalchuk

Partner & Founder, ESQUIRES, Attorney-at-Law


Lviv National University Law School, Master of Law, 2008.

Ukrainian Mediation Centre at Kyiv Mohyla Business School, Mediator, Basic Mediator Skills, 2017.

Ukrainian Mediation Centre at Kyiv Mohyla Business School, Business mediators (Wirtschaftsmediator/in (ihk) programme — present.

Practice Areas:

Corporate and Tax.


Ukrainian, German, English, Russian

Professional experience:

Viktoria is the founder and head of the Corporate and Tax practice at ESQUIRES. Viktoria specializes in commercial law, has extensive experience of consulting national and international clients in a broad range of matters, including the development and implementation of complex corporate governance structures. She also advises private clients on issues related to family law: financial matters, marital agreements, child maintenance and parenting, spouse maintenance and inheritance.

Public activity and Pro bono:

Having extensive experience as an attorney and representing clients in courts, she has moved her focus to alternative dispute resolution, including negotiations and mediation. Viktoria is a certificated mediator of the Ukrainian Center of Mediation. As a member of the National association of Mediators of Ukraine, Viktoria is working on the implementation of laws regulating mediation in Ukraine. She also provides legal advice pro bono to women facing financial hardship (MamaSoS Charity Fund).


Admitted to Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA)

ESQUIRES was recognized as newcomer of the year at the Ukrainian Legal Awards 2017.