WHO WE ARE

AVELLUM is a leading Ukrainian full service law firm with a key focus on Finance, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Tax, Real Estate, and Antitrust.

Our aim is to be the firm of choice for large businesses and financial institutions in respect of their most important and challenging transactions. We build lasting relationships with our clients and make them feel secure in new uncertain economic and legal realities.

We incorporate the most advanced Western legal techniques and practices into our work. By adding our first-hand knowledge, broad industry experience, and unparalleled level of service we deliver the best results to our clients in their business endeavours.

The team of professionals at AVELLUM successfully applies time-efficient and cost-effective approaches and creates integrated solutions for businesses. Our partners are taking an active role in every transaction and ensure smooth teamwork.

We seamlessly cooperate with leading international law firms in course of multijurisdictional transactions.

One of the country’s leading capital markets experts. 
Uniformly excellent … they are the best firm in Ukraine these days. Very strong across all practice areas, extremely professional ethos and service culture. 
Flexible and responsive people, and they understand the whole process from an international perspective. 
For capital markets work we see AVELLUM as clearly at the top of the field. 
AVELLUM is one of the main “go-to” firms for corporate matters. 
An excellent combination of international experience and deep knowledge of Ukrainian realities. 
AVELLUM is one of the best and has profound knowledge of Ukrainian and international law. 
They are one of the few local firms that can be relied upon to produce Ukrainian law documentation and legal opinions in a timely fashion and up to the standards of an international law firm. 
AVELLUM has some of the top legal brains in the market. 
Provides high quality commercial advice in a challenging environment. 
One of the best M&A practices on the market. 
AVELLUM is a professional firm with excellent attention to detail and good lawyers. They always perform well and are very driven in providing top service. 
Uniformly excellent … they are the best firm in Ukraine these days. Very strong across all practice areas, extremely professional ethos and service culture. 
Knowledgeable team with an in-depth expertise of Ukrainian and English law. 
AVELLUM is highly recommended for representing clients in international arbitrations and international litigations in the UK, Cyprus and BVI. 
AVELLUM provides extremely good service and persuasive advice. 
AVELLUM is known for its prowess in high-value arbitration. 
Uniformly excellent … they are the best firm in Ukraine these days. Very strong across all practice areas, extremely professional ethos and service culture. 
They are well organised in terms of timing - they always deliver when under pressure. 
AVELLUM has a small team of very talented lawyers who are responsive, commercially minded, solution orientated and cost effective. They bring international law firm experience to a local law firm. 
Principally experienced in advising borrowers, Avellum team increasingly takes instructions from lenders as well. 
Ambitious and successful young firm Avellum are ‘excellent lawyers with a Western approach. 
The lawyers were very commercial and understood the lenders' objectives. They knew when to dig in and when to concede points. 
They are well organised in terms of timing - they always deliver when under pressure. 
The most proactive of the independent Ukrainian firms. 
Dynamic group of partners with a partner-led, personal touch and an international style. 
AVELLUM is a highly professional law firm. The lawyers of the firm are of a high calibre with strong legal expertise both in international and domestic law. 
They are very reasonable about the value of the work they are providing. I feel like they are an extension of an international law firm whenever I work with them. 
Uniformly excellent … they are the best firm in Ukraine these days. Very strong across all practice areas, extremely professional ethos and service culture. 
Flexible and responsive people, and they understand the whole process from an international perspective. 
They are one of the few local firms that can be relied upon to produce Ukrainian law documentation and legal opinions in a timely fashion and up to the standards of an international law firm. 
Ambitious and successful… AVELLUM are excellent lawyers with a Western approach.  
Known for its experience of property investment deals. 
Very professional firm. 
It has a very good reputation in transactional work. 
Very capable in real estate financing. 
AVELLUM’s tax practice offers comprehensive international tax planning and tax structuring assistance. 
The practice uses the firm-wide experience of partners who are recognized in the fields of finance and tax. 
AVELLUM is good value for money. 
A team of very talented lawyers who are responsive, commercially minded, solution orientated and cost effective.  
Market-leading firm with an outstanding track record in complex and large-scale M&A transactions. Also advises on the establishment of joint ventures and handles corporate restructuring projects. Broad experience in a variety of industry sectors, with recent instructions including banking, agriculture and pharmaceuticals. Regularly involved in cross-border transactions, often working in co-operation with international law firms.  
А leading firm for international trade and commodities disputes. 
Probably the best law firm in the sphere of international trade in the region. 
Оne of the best law firm in dispute resolution. We are pleasantly impressed by the level of quality and practical effect of their advice, and, of course, by excellent client service. 
Brilliant and precise advice. 
The team is extremely good in cases involving an international element. They manage to combine their local Ukrainian knowledge with a very good understanding of English law. 
AVELLUM is highly recommended for representing clients in international arbitrations and international litigations. 
A unique combination of professionalism, smart solutions, and luxury service. 
High-level specialists in family law. 
The ‘honest, trustworthy and diligent’. 
Avellum Timeline
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
1+
billion
USD
total value of transactions
14
landmark transactions
10
clients
208
million
USD
First post-crisis IPO by Avangard
580
million
USD
Eurobond issuance and exchange offer by MHP
313
million
USD
Sale of VikOil chain of gas stations to TNK-BP
Growing our people
12
lawyers
7
Staff
3.6+
billion
USD
total value of transactions
179
landmark transactions
94
clients
2
billion
USD
in capital markets
3
acquisitions
of banks and financial institutions in Ukraine
1
billion
USD
in corporate/M&A
600
million
USD
in real estate
Growing our people
16
lawyers
7
Staff
7+
billion
USD
total value of transactions
134
landmark transactions
77
clients
3+
billion
USD
in banking & finance
7
multi-
jurisdictional
arbitration cases
we advised on
1
billion
USD
in corporate/M&A
470
million
USD
in real estate
2.3
billion
USD
in capital markets
Growing our people
15
lawyers
7
Staff
1
promotions
14+
billion
USD
total value of transactions
187
landmark transactions
103
clients
8
billion
USD
in banking & finance and capital markets
850
million
USD
in dispute resolution
2
billion
USD
in corporate/M&A
650
million
USD
in real estate
2.3
billion
USD
in antitrust/competition
400
million
USD
in tax
Growing our people
20
lawyers
9
Staff
5
promotions
59+
billion
USD
total value of transactions
139
landmark transactions
89
clients
1.3
billion
USD
in banking & finance
100
million
USD
in capital markets
400
million
USD
in corporate/M&A
650
million
USD
in dispute resolution
56.5
billion
USD
in antitrust/competition
Growing our people
21
lawyers
8
Staff
7
promotions
92
billion
USD
total value of transactions
147
landmark transactions
75
clients
1.7
billion
USD
in banking & finance
19.4
billion
USD
in real estate
22.4
billion
USD
in corporate/M&A
20.3
billion
USD
in restructuring
2.9
billion
USD
in dispute resolution
24.4
billion
USD
in tax
Growing our people
25
lawyers
10
Staff
10
promotions
103+
billion
USD
total value of transactions
177
landmark transactions
87
clients
1.5
billion
USD
in banking & finance
6.7
billion
USD
in real estate
50.9
billion
USD
in corporate/M&A
6.1
billion
USD
in restructuring
21.2
billion
USD
in dispute resolution
43.1
billion
USD
in tax
Growing our people
28
lawyers
12
Staff
3
promotions
32+
billion
USD
total value of transactions
189
landmark transactions
107
clients
8.7
billion
USD
in capital markets
2.9
billion
USD
in real estate
800
million
USD
in corporate/M&A
4.4
billion
USD
in financial restructuring
24.7
billion
USD
in employment
4.3
billion
USD
in tax
Growing our people
32
lawyers
15
Staff
7
promotions
28
billion
USD
total value of transactions
424
landmark transactions
196
clients
10.2
billion
USD
in banking & finance
3.8
billion
USD
in competition
6.7
billion
USD
in corporate/M&A
1.1
billion
USD
in private client
4.9
billion
USD
in dispute resolution
6.6
billion
USD
in tax
Growing our people
46
lawyers
17
Staff
9
promotions
30
billion
USD
total value of transactions
300
landmark transactions
180
clients
4.82
billion
USD
in capital markets
325
million
EUR
Debut green Eurobond offering by DTEK
1.78+
GW
generating capacity of renewables projects 2018-19
1
billion
EUR
Ukraine's 1st in 15 years EUR-denominated offering
17
billion
USD
in corporate/M&A
1+
billion
USD
Eurobond offering of Naftogaz of Ukraine
Growing our people
38
lawyers
18
Staff
14
promotions
20+
billion
USD
total value of transactions
309
landmark transactions
150
clients
6.2
billion
USD
in capital markets
538.8
million
USD
advice on development of 4 sea port terminals
7+
billion
USD
in corporate/M&A
1.9
million
sq.m
audited property before its sale or acquisition
2
billion
USD
acted as experts in 8 investment arbitrations
240
projects
in real estate & infrasructure during 2018-2020
Growing our people
51
lawyers
19
Staff
21
promotions