LCF is expanding its business
LCF, Kyiv, Ukraine,
April 1, Wed, 2020
LCF Law Group, a recognized leader in litigation, announces expanding its business by adding lawyers’ teams from EVRIS Law Firm and attorneys association “Sheverdin and Partners”. The company is introducing new practices, such as tax law, antitrust and competition law, intellectual property law, as well as criminal law and cross-border investigations. The combination will provide additional benefits for the company's clients, especially in times of global crisis.
The company will number more than 60 lawyers, including 9 partners.
The executive team remains unchanged - Anna Ogrenchuk, managing partner, and Artem Stoyanov, senior partner.
"We were preparing for the expansion of LCF Law Group, but the global changes forced us to accelerate. We always focus first of all on the clients’ needs and the dynamics of their business. Expanding our team with new experts is a powerful step forward for mutually beneficial synergies in a growing market,” emphasized Anna Ogrenchuk, managing partner of LCF.
The company's partners are:
• Olena Volianska – bankruptcy and restructuring;
• Yulia Atamanova – international arbitration, commercial and corporate disputes;
• Ihor Kravtsov – cross-border litigation;
• Sergiy Benedysiuk – corporate law, M&A and antitrust law;
• Andriy Reun – tax law;
• Alexander Molotai – intellectual property;
• Maksym Sheverdin – criminal law and cross-border investigations.
The company’s counsels:
• Tetyana Ignatenko – litigation;
• Oleksandr Biryukov – bankruptcy and restructuring;
• Ivan Bondarchuk – energy and natural resources.
“LCF Law Group recognized the unity of views on the provision of quality services and efficient support of strengths in both teams of EVRIS and “Sheverdin and Partners”. We are excited about the unique opportunity to join our efforts and expand our range of legal services. We are confident that together we will be able to provide exceptional value for our clients and strengthen our position as a leader in the Ukrainian legal market,” says Artem Stoyanov, senior partner of LCF.
The integration will be fully completed by the end of May 2020.
LCF Law Group has led the Ukrainian legal market in judicial practice for over 10 years. The company is the best in protecting the interests of clients in complex, multidisciplinary, high-value, high-risk and seemingly hopeless judicial and arbitration disputes. Each year, the company and its lawyers are recognized among the best in dispute resolution according to international and national ratings of The Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR1000, Best Lawyers, Who's Who Legal, Benchmark Litigation, “TOP-50 leading law firms in Ukraine”, Legal Award and others.
EVRIS Law Firm is known in the Ukrainian legal market since 2015 as a strong team of dedicated lawyers with significant international experience. The company regularly comes out on the top position in the Ukrainian and international rankings and studies, in particular, The Legal 500 EMEA, IFLR1000, Best Lawyers, Who's Who Legal, Benchmark Litigation, World Tax, “TOP 50 leading law firms in Ukraine", Legal Award , “Client Choice. TOP 100 lawyers of Ukraine”, “Market Leaders”, “Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients”, and others.
Attorneys association “Sheverdin and Partners” is a law firm that holds a strong market position in the sphere of business protection and white-collar crime. Sheverdin and Partners is a member of many ratings, including “Client Choice. TOP 100 Lawyers of Ukraine - 2018”, “Ukrainian Law Firms 2018. A Handbook for Foreign Clients”, “Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2019”, “TOP-50 leading law firms in Ukraine”.
Clients: VR Global Partners, Alfa-Bank, Prominvestbank, FUIB, Confectionery company “AVK”, Bunge Ukraine, FOZZY GROUP, TNT Express Worldwide, IFC, MRIYA Agro Holding, Spike Trade, Humana People to People, Deposit Guarantee Fund, Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, FC “Kontraktovyi Dim” (EasyPay), OTP Bank, Universal Bank, Allianz Ukraine, YURiA-PHARM.