Lawyers of Sokolovskyi & Partners Return the Client 185 Thousand Dollars Seized by the Tax Police

Lawyers of Sokolovskyi & Partners Return the Client 185 Thousand Dollars Seized by the Tax Police

The investigators of the tax police instituted criminal proceedings based on tax evasion by the employees of the client of Sokolovskyi & Partners.

The company owns a chain of offline stores that sell motor accessories.

During the search, 185 thousand dollars and the documents certifying business operations were seized from the company and its top managers, and the property and goods were attached.

The investigators of the tax police applied to court many times to confirm their right to seize the assets and documents.

The lawyers of Sokolovskyi & Partners who defended the client’s interests in court managed to prove that the requirements of the tax police were unlawful.

Then the lawyers of Sokolovskyi & Partners filed applications for returning the documents, property and cash of 185 thousand dollars to the investigating judge.

Despite the complexity and confusion of the case, the lawyers used their knowledge at the crossroads of the criminal procedure and tax law and managed to prove adherence to the tax laws, which resulted in the judge’s positive decision to return the property.

Thus, the client was returned the entire amount of 185 thousand dollars, the goods and documents.

Such expertise is unique for the Ukrainian market because the lawyers of Sokolovskyi & Partners have knowledge of the criminal law and procedure and tax law.

The assets under threat made approximately seven million dollars.


 

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Lawyers
Тетяна Лисовець
Senior Partner. Attorney at Law. Head of Litigation Practice
Игорь Шевченко
Сounsel of IT/IP practice. Legal Innovation Officer, Attorney at Law
Вероніка Данилевич
Senior Legal Adviser. Attorney at Law. Senior Legal Adviser. Attorney at Law