Onstan is the firm of choice for a large number of companies, financial institutions and boards of directors for their most important and complicated transactions. The Firm’s lawyers are highly skilled in a diverse range of areas, including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, commercial banking, governance and board advisory, tax, executive compensation and benefits, restructuring, environmental, real estate and intellectual property.

Its corporate lawyers have assisted to some of the most significant business clients in Ukraine. Onstan’s corporate lawyers advise companies on the full spectrum of M&A transactions, as well as hostile takeovers and the defense of companies and boards of directors against in various corporate disputes.

The Firm provides corporate governance advice to clients facing difficult choices and evaluates complex and often unprecedented transactions under the most demanding circumstances. Onstan’s Tax Department develops innovative structures for complex Ukrainian and international transactions, designing tax‑efficient structures for commercial transactions.

We often undertake due diligence examinations, including on a preliminary basis to evaluate potential business partners. In connection with our legal practice, we can usually develop useful, practical information, as needed, to help guide our clients for their business in Ukraine. This practical guidance can sometimes be essential to make the best use of our legal services.

  • Due diligence
  • Incorporation, Reorganisation, Liquidation
  • Insolvency and Corporate Recovery
  • Mergers & Acquisitions


2411, 2016

Insolvency Issues in Ukraine

In principle, local court in Ukraine can enforce or uphold termination and close-out provisions where termination is triggered by a non-insolvency event. The Ukrainian law expressly allows the parties to [...]

307, 2015

Divide and Rule – Andriy Fedchyshyn on government antitrust incentives (in Ukrainian)

Реприватизація може так само поставити під сумнів майбутні приватизаційні конкурси. Вона триматиме в напрузі нових власників, адже будуть відсутні гарантії, що перманентний перегляд результатів продажу державних об'єктів припиниться та в [...]

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Andriy Fedchyshyn