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Valentyn Gvozdiy

Valentyn Gvozdiy is Managing Partner at GOLAW and Vice-President of the Ukrainian National Bar Association (UNBA). He has extensive experience in handling some of the most complex litigations and high profile white collar crime cases in Ukraine of the last few years with remarkable results. He provides development of legal strategies for litigation cases and criminal proceedings as well as their further implementation for both Ukrainian and foreign companies, challenging unlawful actions of law enforcement authorities, procedural representation of legal entities and their top-employees during investigations, defence of potential and actual suspects and defendants. His competencies include support during investment, corporate, economic and administrative disputes.

Among other focus areas in Valentyn’s practice is Tax, Corporate and Banking. He focuses on the provision of legal advice on a broad spectrum of related legislation issues, tax litigation, as well as tax planning and structuring, along with representing the interests of local and foreign companies before the tax authorities (including all types of tax investigations both domestic and international).

In 2019 the lawyer was elected as the Head of the Supervisory Board at Ukrhydroenergo PJSC.

In 2020 Valentyn received a Ph.D. degree in Law on specialty “Administrative Law and Process; Financial Law; Informational Law”. His thesis was on the topic “Administrative and legal status of attorneys’ self-government bodies”.

Valentyn Gvozdiy has been awarded with the title of Honored Lawyer of Ukraine (2017).

  • Education

    • Law faculty, Yury Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine
    • ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk & Compliance, Manchester Business School, UK
    • Ph.D. degree in Law on specialty “Administrative Law and Process; Financial Law; Informational Law”; thesis topic – “Administrative and legal status of attorneys’ self-government bodies”
  • Recognitions

    Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2021 - recognised in Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Government Relations Practice, Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice, Investment, Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Real Estate Law, Tax Law;

    The Legal 500 EMEA 2020 - recommended in: Employment, White-сollar сrime, Dispute resolution, and Tax;

    Who’s Who Legal 2020 - recognised among the best lawyers in Ukraine in "Corporate Tax: Controversy". Valentyn Gvozdiy became the only attorney in Ukraine recognised as a leading specialist in "Corporate Tax: Controversy". He also received a special title Thought Leader.

    Ukrainian Law firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2020 - received an individual recognition in: Tax and Transfer Pricing: Litigation; Tax and Transfer Pricing: Consulting; Litigation;

    50 leading law firms of Ukraine 2020 - recommended among the best lawyers in Ukraine in: Tax Disputes Resolution; Tax consultancy; Litigation.

  • Membership

    • Vice President of the Ukrainian National Bar Association(UNBA)
    • Rechtsanwaltskammer Berlin
    • International Bar Association (IBA)
    • American Chamber of Commerce (ACC)
    • European Business Association (EBA)
  • Languages

    Ukrainian, Russian, English

Valentyn Gvozdiy Valentyn Gvozdiy Managing Partner, Attorney at law, PhD
19B Instytutska ​street, Office 29 Kyiv Ukraine 01021
+38 044 581 1220 v.gvozdiy@golaw.ua

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Game-changer in the Ukrainian law enforcement system

23 June 2021 Publication

Game-changer in the Ukrainian law enforcement system

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18 June 2021 Publication

Traps and pitfalls for banks selling NPLs in Ukraine

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GOLAW lawyers have been listed among the Top professionals in Ukraine according to the international research program Best Lawyers and included to the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2022

09 June 2021 Publication

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Valentyn Gvozdiy, Managing Partner at GOLAW has been recognized the Best Corporate Governance Lawyer of the Year

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The Law of Ukraine On Sanctions: Ad Hoc Political Tool or Justified Restriction on Constitutional Human Rights and Freedoms

17 May 2021 Publication

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Valentyn Gvozdiy: The survey results demonstrate trust of the business in the judicial system

29 April 2021 Publication

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Access to justice should be improved by the legislator, – Valentyn Gvozdiy, Managing Partner, GOLAW

27 April 2021 Publication

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The European Business Association and GOLAW presented the Court Index results

27 April 2021 Publication

The European Business Association and GOLAW presented the Court Index results

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GOLAW received exceptional results in the international legal ranking The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

15 April 2021 News

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ANTI-CORRUPTION REGULATION 2021  special report for LEXOLOGY

12 April 2021 Publication

ANTI-CORRUPTION REGULATION 2021 special report for LEXOLOGY

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