Who we are

OUR TEAM

Oleksii Voronko

Managing partner
Oleksii Voronko
Managing partner

Managing partner. Attorney-at-law. Legal practice since 1994. Before joining Ario, Mr. Voronko had developed his career from a lawyer’s position to managerial posts, having work experience both in private and state enterprises. Oleksii obtained three higher educations, being qualified as lawyer, economist and master of sciences in government management.

Mr. Voronko is Board Member of the Association of anti-crisis management, member of the Ukrainian Bar Association, founder of the Charity fund “Support and Development”; his areas of expertise include: bankruptcy/restructuring, tax law, pre-trial settlement of disputes, litigation. Along with organizational and administrative duties, Oleksii manages projects, represents the company in negotiations with clients and partners.

Julian Khorunzhyi

Senior partner

Senior partner. Attorney-at-law. Legal practice since 2002. Qualified lawyer. Prior to founding Ario law firm Mr. Khorunzhyi worked in various state bodies, being awarded with the 5-th rank of state service. Julian held position of Director of the State Department of bankruptcy.

Currently, Mr. Khorunzhyi is board member of the Ukrainian Bar Association; board member of the Association of anti-crisis management; member of the Public Council of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine; member of the working panels of the Council on judicial reform in the Presidential Administration of Ukraine. Mr. Khorunzhyi’s areas of expertise include bankruptcy/restructuring, banking and finance law, commercial and corporate law, M&A, GR, dispute resolution and litigation.

 
Julian has been managing company’s projects, has profound knowledge in different areas of law, actively participates in drafting and development of Ukrainian legislation and regulations in the areas of his competence.

Iryna Serbin

Partner

Partner. Attorney-at-law. Insolvency practitioner. Legal practice since 2010. Chairman of the Ukrainian Bar Association Committee on Competitive Law. Ms. Serbin successfully performed over 10 large-scale projects in the area of insolvency for large and leading companies of Ukraine. Iryna was among founders of Ukrainian e-market of assets of bankrupt companies and banks.

Ms. Serbin is a member of the working panels at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine carrying out reforms in the areas of bankruptcy and enforcement proceedings. Iryna’s areas of expertise include: bankruptcy/restructuring, GR, commercial law, employment law, litigation.

Yevhen Hrushovets

Partner

Partner. Attorney-at-law. Legal practice since 2006. Qualified lawyer. Prior to joining Ario, Mr. Hrushovets worked for state law enforcement authorities being focused on criminal law practice. Yevhen successfully carried out more than twenty projects in the areas of criminal, tax, corporate law. Mr. Hrushovets is well known for his excellence in protection of clients’ rights during pre-trial investigation.

Yevhen is member of Committee on criminal law and criminal procedure of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA), member of the Council for public control of the National Anti-corruption bureau of Ukraine (NABU).

Dmytro Boiko

Partner

Partner. Attorney-at-law. Legal practice since 2001. Graduated from the Institute of professional judges training of National university “Odessa Law Academy.” Mr. Boiko worked for Poltava directorate of PJSC “Ukrtelecom”, Department of the State tax administration in Poltava region, and as CEO of a leasing company. Specialization: IT law / telecommunications, banking and finance law.

Vladyslav Hryshchenko

Counsel
Vladyslav Hryshchenko
Counsel

Counsel. Attorney-at-law. Legal practice since 1998. Qualified lawyer. Prior to joining Ario, Mr. Hryshchenko worked in Ukraine’s General Prosecutor office bodies for 17 years, where he made a career from investigator in the district prosecutor’s office to the first deputy of regional prosecutor and deputy chief of the Central investigation department of the General prosecutor office of Ukraine.

Vladyslav was awarded with a class rank of Senior counsellor of justice. His key areas of expertise include criminal law and criminal proceedings. Member of the Ukrainian Bar Association.

Andriy Fylyk

Counsel

Counsel. Attorney-at-law. Legal practice since 2006. Qualified lawyer. Mr. Fylyk worked as a forensic expert in law enforcement agencies, in the Ministry of economy of Ukraine (State department of bankruptcy), in the central office of Raiffeisen Bank Aval (department of problem loans of corporate sector), other public and private institutions. Member of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA). Andriy’s areas of expertise include: litigation, bankruptcy/restructuring, corporate law/M&A, banking and finance law.

Olga Reshetnyk

Counsel

Counsel. Auditor. Tax consultant, certified by the Union of tax consultants of Ukraine. Member of the Council of independent accountants and auditors. She has a degree in finance. Professional experience since 2005. Specialization: audit, tax consulting, tax planning, analysis of financial and economic activity of enterprises, support of bankruptcy procedures, accounting of financial institutions.

Kyrylo Yukhno

Counsel

Attorney-at-law. Legal practice since 2001. Qualified lawyer. In 2009-2010 studied in the UK and received a Masters in International Law (LL.M.) from Oxford Brookes University with distinction. Also, was awarded with scholarship for outstanding academic performance from Morgan Cole law firm. In Ukraine, he worked for a law firm “Jurbusinessconsulting” and at executive posts in agricultural holding “Arnika” as well as in the Ukrainian Association of producers and processors of soybeans. Kyrylo has experience of successful litigation in the interests of major oil refining companies, agricultural enterprises. Specialization: Litigation, Corporate / M&A, tax law, intellectual property, agrarian law.

 

 

Serhii Derkach

Senior lawyer
Serhii Derkach
Senior lawyer

Senior lawyer. Lawyer. Legal practice since 2006. Serhii worked as a legal advisor, lawyer and senior lawyer in private law offices. He has substantial experience in election campaigns and public activities, was a founder and activist in several public companies (NGO’s). Member of the Ukrainian Bar Association. Specializes in: dispute resolution and litigation, corporate law, bankruptcy and restructuring.

Yaroslav Serbin

Lawyer

Lawyer. Legal practice since 2010. Graduated from the National law university named after Yaroslav Mudryi with honors. Practiced in the private law sector and in the penitentiary system of Ukraine. Participant of international scientific conferences on tax, criminal and civil law. Specialization: criminal and tax law.

Olena Dynnik

Lawyer

Lawyer. Legal practice since 2002. Qualified lawyer and economist. Ms. Dynnik worked in various positions in the Economic court of Odessa region including the post of assistant of deputy head of the court. Specialization: economic law, tax law, corporate and commercial law, banking and finance law, bankruptcy/restructuring, litigation.

Mykola Sokolov

Lawyer

Lawyer. Attorney-at-law. Legal practice since 2006. Qualified lawyer, graduated from the National law academy of Ukraine named after Yaroslav Mudryi. Admitted to Bar in 2012. Mr. Sokolov worked in public and private institutions. Member of the Ukrainian Bar Association. Specialization: criminal and commercial legal practice, litigation.

Oleh Zakaliuk

Lawyer

Lawyer. Legal Practice since 1999. He worked as a legal adviser and later as a director of LLC “VFS Ukraine” (Volvo Financial Services). Also, Mr. Zakaliuk worked as a legal adviser for a group of companies “United Grain Group” (LLC “Agro-Technical Joint Company”, LLC “Ramburs”), and in AGCO Corporation representative office in Ukraine, LLC “AGCO Ukraine.” Specialization: corporate and commercial law, banking and finance law, bankruptcy and restructuring, litigation.

Natalia Shvets

Lawyer

Lawyer. Legal practice since 2007. Ms. Shvets has a degree in economics and a degree in law. Natalia worked as a legal adviser, lawyer in private and state enterprises. Certified tax adviser. Specialization: tax law, criminal law, litigation.

Denys Beresnev

Lawyer
Denys Beresnev
Lawyer

Junior lawyer. Master of law of the National university of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.” Prior to Ario, Denys worked as an assistant of Chairman of the Committee on corruption prevention and counteraction of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Provided legal aid in the experimental laboratory “Legal Clinic” of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Member of the Students’ league of the Ukrainian Bar Association. Specialization: economic, intellectual law.

Zlata Ponomarova

Consultant on Business Development (BD)
Zlata Ponomarova
Consultant on Business Development (BD)

Consultant on Business Development (BD)

Volodymyr Boiko

Head of the communications department
Volodymyr Boiko
Head of the communications department

Head of the communications department

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HISTORY

Within the framework of this expansion, an attorney-at-law Yevhen Hrushovets joined Ario as a Partner, whilst Yevhen Rokytskyi and Vladyslav Hryshchenko joined our team as counsels. The team of lawyers has been growing as well and, as of now, total staff of the Company consists of 33 Partners and employees.

Criminal law, banking and finance law, GR (government relations), corporate and commercial law, M&A (mergers and acquisitions), pre-trial settlement of disputes, tax law, employment law, antitrust law, and competition law were added to the key activities of the Company.

In addition to the practical activities of our Company, the competitive advantage of "Ario Law Firm" Law Society is connected with the well co-ordinated work of the entire team of lawyers and legal counsellors. The Company pays due attention to formation and maintenance of the corporate teamwork. These efforts facilitate communications between Ario participants and communications between Ario and Clients, as well as accelerate process of resolution of specific problems of our Clients.

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