Companies and businessmen sometimes get under pressure of the law enforcement authorities or become victims of illegal actions by third parties – be it competitors, raiders or even their own employees. In these situations, fast and strategically correct action is important. The defense strategy must include both criminal law and general commercial law aspects.

With an interdisciplinary team of experienced experts in criminal, tax, antitrust, corporate and commercial law and the analytical department of the firm, we effectively defend our clients’ interests. Our criminal law experts draw on an excellent knowledge of the internal processes of law enforcement authorities.

Core competencies of the practice:

  • Representing the interests of the victim in criminal proceedings (both individuals and companies)
  • Combating counterfeiting by means of criminal proceedings (as well as other offences in the field of intellectual property)
  • Protecting the client's interests during interaction with law enforcement bodies
  • Preparing companies for searches (conducting trainings, staging searches, etc.)
  • Eliminating the negative consequences of searches, returning seized property, and lifting arrests
  • Criminal defence of company officials in case of acquiring the procedural status of a suspect/accused
  • Conducting internal corporate investigations (risk assessment, detection of offences, implementation of an anti-fraud system, etc.)
  • Conducting a security audit of the company against external threats
  • Advising on criminal law and procedure


Mykola Nychyporuk

Counsel, Ukraine