Address: 2 Khrestovyi Alley, 5th Floor,
Kyiv, 01010, Ukraine
Tel.: +380 44 300 1151
Fax: +380 44 300 1153
E-mail: info@averlex.com.ua
Web-site: www.averlex.com

AVER LEX is the leading WCC boutique law firm in Ukraine, focused on high-profile economic crimes and politically-motivated prosecutions, cases regarding defence of corporate executives in criminal proceedings and corporate security matters. The firm stands out for its mature, highly— specialised team, and commands unrivalled capacities for being a preferred criminal defence counsel in particular compound and complex WCC litigations in Ukraine.

The majority of cases are unique and first-hearing cases that set precedents for the criminal judiciary system in Ukraine and established practice for future hearings. These cases are highly public; require massive, regular and open communication with the entire spectrum of media outlets present in Ukraine. The firm’s client portfolio includes state officials and high net worth individuals looking for protection from politically-motivated prosecutions, consulting and law firms, big corporate clients from a range of economic sectors.

AVER LEX was recognised as the sole leader (Band 1) in Dispute resolution: White-collar crime (Chambers Europe 2017, 2018); Law Firm of the Year in Criminal Law (Legal Awards 2016); listed among the top firms in Business Crime Defence (Who is Who Legal 2016-2018), etc.

The firm advises on all aspects of criminal law, providing both traditional services of legal prosecution and defence, and new requirements of preventive criminal law and corporate compliance. Its expertise encompasses White-Collar Crime; Corporate Criminal Law, Corruption and Bribery; Tax Fraud and Evasion; International Criminal Law; Extradition; Business Crime, Fraud; Risk Assessment; Criminal Due Diligence, etc.

AVER LEX provides complex legal decisions in corporate security aimed at identifying and minimising criminal risks in business; defence of the legal rights of detained and convicted persons during provisional arrest; measures of release from custody; comprehensive legal defence during operational search activities and pre-trial investigations by law-enforcement bodies; successful advocacy in court hearings within a criminal proceeding; legal aid to plaintiffs; recovery of judgments on damages.

To ensure the rights of our clients and to prevent them being violated, the firm cooperates with a number of leading global and local human right organizations within the framework of ongoing matters. These include Amnesty International in Ukraine, Transparency International Ukraine, Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, Ukrainian Human Rights Union, Amnesty International European Institutions Office, etc.

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