Zavadetskyi Advocates

About Bureau

Zavadetskyi Advocates Bureau is a Litigation, Advocacy, and Law consultancy firm based in Kyiv. We work with clients from many countries and industries, including large multinational corporations and financial institutions as well as individuals, in various issues pertaining to both business and private matters. Due to our successful work, first of all in the areas of Dispute Resolution, White-Collar Crime, and Finance, Zavadetskyi Advocates have been recommended by the leading international law practice directories, such as Chambers and Partners, IFLR1000, Legal500. Also, we are traditionally referred to in complex cases when there is a need in opposing influential state agencies.

The main areas of Zavadetskyi Advocates expertise are:

 Dispute Resolution and Litigation:

  • Public Disputes and Litigation
  • Commercial Disputes and Litigation
  • Civil Disputes and Litigation
  • Representation in the Supreme Court of Ukraine
  • Representation in the European Court of Human Rights
  • Commercial and Investment Arbitration
  • Conflict Risks Control and Risks Mitigation
  • Out-of-court Disputes Settlement

Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure:

  • Criminal Defence
  • Representation of complainants in Criminal Procedures
  • Representation of witnesses and other participants of Criminal Procedures
  • Criminal Legal Risks Control and Risks Mitigation
  • White-Collar, Fraud and Corruption Internal Investigations
  • Criminal Law advice and representation
  • Corporate and Civil Fraud Prevention and Investigation

International Sanctions

  • US (OFAC and other) Sanctions reconsideration and delisting
  • EU sanctions review and repeal
  • Advice to individuals and entities regarding sanctions
  • Sanctions Risks Control and Risks Mitigation


  • Representation in obtaining business licenses, permits, and other regulatory approvals
  • Representation in Regulatory Inspections and Audits
  • Regulatory Litigation
  • Regulatory Law Consulting
  • Regulatory Disputes out-of-court settlement
  • Regulatory Risks Control and Risks Mitigation
  • Government Relations
  • Banking and Finance Regulations

Zavadetskyi Advocates possesses strong expertise across several law areas – Criminal Law, Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Business Law, Finance Law, Civil Law.

As we render the highest quality service to our clients, we can advise and represent leading companies, amongst which have been ING Bank, Piraeus Bank, Citigroup, AXA Insurance, ZTE Corporation, British American Tobacco, Readers Digest, OTP Bank, Sisicam Group, Kantar TNS. There are also influential individuals amongst our clients, particularly members of the state enterprises’ supervisory boards and the Ukrainian Government.

We also assist individuals – residents of Ukraine as well as of other countries (for example the USA, Canada, the UK, Turkey, China, Saudi Arabia, Israel) on various issues. In particular, we have gained experience in challenging the imposition of international sanctions on entities and individuals.