Since 1998 Law Firm “ANK” has been ranking among “Top 50 Law Firms of Ukraine”, “Market Leaders: Ukrainian Law Firm Rankings”, Who’s Who Legal, Worldwide Financial Advisor Awards Magazine.
The firm is a member of the international legal network of Geneva Group International and a member of GAFTA.
Oleksandr Kyfak, Managing Partner of “ANK”, has been one of the most famous practicing lawyers in Ukraine since 2004, repeatedly noted by the prestigious Ukrainian publication “Client’s Choice: TOP-100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine” as a leading lawyer in the field of international maritime law as well as public-private partnership.
In July 2008 Oleksandr Kyfak was appointed Honorary Consul of Germany in the south of Ukraine, by decision of the President and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Since its foundation, “ANK”, considering the specifics of its location, has been paying special attention to investment projects in ports and commercial navigation services. To this day, maritime law remains one of our the most valuable and beloved practices.
Herewith, it would be far from true to state that ANK is limited to maritime specialization. Any issues of real estate, tax, corporate, civil, labor or other “land” branches of law that arise in business or among the people are equally close to us.
The professional resources of our company allow us to provide comprehensive legal support for an economic entity, supplementing or acting as internal legal service.
In addition to subscription, we widely provide for single legal advices on client dilemmas as well as support separate projects (deals, litigation, collective and business negotiations, reorganizational events, etc.).
All services of the firm are available in four languages: Ukrainian, English, Russian, German.
“ANK” maintains close contacts with lawyers from Austria, Azerbaijan, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Georgia, Italy, Latvia, Poland, the Russian Federation, USA, Turkey and other countries, which allows to attract assistance of foreign colleagues when required by the client.
On a semi-commercial base “ANK” provides advices to bodies of state authority and local self-government, state enterprises, charitable and religious organization, Honorary Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany in Odessa, participates in seminars, conferences, forums and other professional events.
As a member, associate member or consultant for Ukrainian and international business associations and lobby organization “ANK” takes part in development and discussions of draft laws related to investments, ports and trade shipping.