In June 2021, The Best Lawyers International Rating Agency named Sokolovskyi & Partners company as the Best Lawyers in Ukraine in its annual survey. Vladyslav Sokolovskyi, managing partner, was listed among the best Ukrainian lawyers in the area of taxation, civil law, and judicial practice. Senior partner, Tetiana Lysovets, was listed among the best experts in the area of taxation, judicial practice, criminal law and bet-the-company litigation.
The team of Sokolovskyi & Partners lawyers was among the finalists of the 2021 Legal Award industry contest, which annually determines the best lawyers in key areas of law. According to the decision of the Nomination Committee of the contest, Sokolovskyi & Partners was recognised as one of the best Ukrainian law companies in the area of tax practice.
The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 Rating Lists Sokolovskyi&Partners Among The Best Companies In The Area Of Taxes And Energy
The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 Rating, which is one of the most authoritative studies of legal markets in the world, recommended Sokolovskyi&Partners Law Firm as one of the best Ukrainian companies in the area of taxation and energy.
Author – Vladyslav Sokolovskyi, Managing Partner of Sokolovskyi and Partners Law Firm
There are procedures in Ukraine which enable the company's debts to be collected at the expense of the own personal assets of the shareholders or managers
Creditors are often unable to collect debts from debtor companies. At the same time, they forget about a feature of the Ukrainian legal system whereby the responsibility for the company's debts falls on its managers and owners. This tool is borrowed from the American legal system and has been widely used in the USA for over 100 years. It is called “the rise of the corporate veil”. The curtain is raised to protect the interests of creditors in order to hold unscrupulous shareholders or managers responsible for the debts of the company.
Article by Vladyslav Sokolovskyi, managing partner of Sokolovskyi and Partners Law Firm, for Energoreforma.