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We are a full-service law firm, and also offer services related to your private dealings in Ukraine upon examination of a concrete case. If your embassy has referred you to us and you have an urgent query, please call +38 (044) 495 15 36 to speak to one of our Scandinavian-speaking attorneys at any time (24 hours).

 

Our services for private clients:

 

  • criminal investigations, police arrests and other assistance in dealing with law enforcement;
  • immigration issues, including upon arrival at Kyiv Boryspil International Airport;
  • family law, in particular adoption matters;
  • inheritance law and estate planning;
  • everyday legal issues within real estate, labour law, etc.
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International Desks

Welcome to Asters' Nordic Desk!

Our lawyers are here to guide your business in its establishment or operations in Ukraine. We offer you advice in Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish languages, adapted to your business culture, and with an understanding of your home jurisdiction's legal system. Our role is to draw on the expertise of Asters' industry-leading attorneys across all our practices and tailor our legal services to your way of doing business.

The Ukrainian market has seen a marked influx of international trade and investment in recent years, particularly from Western Europe, and Asters has been at the forefront of accompanying these transitions in the Ukrainian economy. This is reflected in our predominantly international client portfolio, and we nurture an outward-looking firm culture, as truly international Ukrainian law firm, with offices in the EU, UK and US, and a good number of attorneys educated, trained, or qualified in western jurisdictions.

Most of all, we believe in the power of trust in business relations. In our client work and in the Ukrainian society around us, we stand for a modernized and uncorrupted economy based on the rule of law. And every day we will go the extra mile to ensure our clients' Ukrainian operations will feel seamlessly integrated, as we share not only a language, but also common values.

Asters is Ukraine's largest law firm with over 150 attorneys, and is consistently recognized among market leaders in all ranked practices by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 EMEA and national rankings. The Firm has been awarded No.1 Law Firm in Ukraine in 2020-2018, 2016-2011 by the National Ranking Top 50 Law Firms and the Law Firm of the Year 2020 in Ukraine by Chambers Europe Awards, The Lawyer European Awards, Who's Who Legal Awards.

Опыт:
  • Better Energy A/S in relation to collateral for financing of a renewable energy project and on due diligence of land plots for project realization;
  • Danish Crown A/S on currency control and other regulatory aspects of its activities in Ukraine;
  • Lantmannen Axa on various antitrust matters of competition compliance;
  • Miber AB on intellectual property issues in connection with the transfer of IP rights and drafting necessary agreements in this respect;
  • Nordic Power Partners and the Danish Climate Investment Fund in connection with due diligence and M&A support for renewable energy projects in Ukraine;
  • Norsk Solar on the acquisition of solar projects and support at the construction stage;
  • SEK and BNP Paribas Fortis on a USD 10.7 million export loan facility provided by AB Svensk Exportkredit to Ferrexpo Poltava Mining and guaranteed by Exportkreditnamnden, the Swedish Export Credits Guarantee Board;
  • Swedbank with full-scope legal support in Ukraine, including banking and corporate issues; acquisition of a Ukrainian bank; sale of performing retail loan portfolio; restructuring a loan portfolio аnd security package, enforcing mortgages, and collection disputes;
  • Yara International ASA, on several safeguard investigations concerning imports of mineral fertilizers into Ukraine regardless of the country of origin and export;
  • a major Norwegian producer of pelagic fish products in a dispute over the collection of outstanding debts arising out of an international sales of goods contract;
  • a Norwegian IT company on tax, employment and compliance law issues in Ukraine;
  • a Swedish developer of a digital teaching system on IP issues in connection with the creation of software products and transfer of IP rights.