Maksym Lavrynovych


Graduated from the Institute of International Relations, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University. Master of International Law and Bachelor of International Relations. Attorney at Law since 2001. Native in Ukrainian, fluent in English, Italian and Russian.


Corporate and M&A, Competition/Antitrust, Business Protection, Privatization, Representation in Court.


From 1999 Maksym Lavrynovych acted as an in-house legal counsel for several leading Ukrainian companies. In 2001-2004 Maksym was a Senior Associate at Arthur Andersen (since 2002 - Ernst & Young) and at Shevchenko Didkovskiy & Partners (2004).

Since 2004 – Managing Partner of Lavrynovych & Partners. 

Maksym Lavrynovych is an active member of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA), European Business Association (EBA), and American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine. Board Member of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association.


Maksym Lavrynovych has been repeatedly honored by professional Ukrainian ratings and by reputable foreign publications. On 16 December 2009 he was awarded with the Badge of Honor by the High Council of Justice of Ukraine. Maksym Lavrynovych has won All-Ukrainian contest "Lawyer of the Year 2011" in the category "Lawyer, Representative of a Private Law Firm" and was Awarded an Honorary Title by the Union of Lawyers of Ukraine. Maksym is recommended in Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution and Tax by The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa guides of 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, and in Corporate Law by Best Lawyers 2013 and 2014 rankings. He was recognized as one of the best lawyers of Ukraine according to the annual survey “Client Choice: The Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine”, conducted by Yurydychna Gazeta in 2015. As a founder of the Central Legal Clinic Maksym Lavrynovych has won the National Program “Person of the Year – 2014”.