PwC Legal Ukraine’s Dispute Resolution practice showed the greatest strength and depth among the firms practicing disputes across the European region.
The firms and individuals that in 2018 provided exceptional service and innovative custom tailored advice to their clients were announced on May 16, 2019 at the Savoy in London during the European Tax Awards ceremony held by the International Tax Review. The Awards ceremony celebrates the best tax, transfer pricing and tax controversy works and most prominent leaders across the EMEA region in the preceding 12 months.
This success comes first of all thanks to our clients – leading Ukrainian and international companies that trust our team to work on complex and controversial projects. Also, these results serve as another proof of the high professionalism of our Dispute Resolution team and of solid grasp of the finer points of our client’s business. And most certainly, this recognition is rooted in the vision and drive that each member of our awesome team has contributed to the success of our clients and our country over the past several years. It is our shared accomplishment!
Dmytro Donets, Head of Dispute Resolution practice, received a personal regional award in category “European Tax Litigation / Dispute Practice Leader”. What makes it an impressive accomplishment is that Dmytro was the only practitioner from Ukraine in the entire individual category, who (i) was shortlisted by this independent reputable rating agency and (ii) won the regional award.
Dmytro Donets has led Dispute Resolution practice at PwС Legal Ukraine since 2017. He is a reputable tax lawyer with extensive experience in dispute resolution, in-depth knowledge of corporate taxation (including financial accounting and reporting), transfer pricing, investment structuring and profit repatriation issues. His background is a fusion of more than 10 years of tax consulting and 2 years of leading the tax disputes department at Ukraine’s State Fiscal Service.
Dmytro and his team, which is comprised of eight top-notch attorneys, assist clients with preventing, managing and resolving tax and commercial disputes. His team has a solid reputation on the market due to its comprehensive and in-depth expertise in handling tax audits, post audit negotiations with tax authorities (including tax police). Despite showing zero tolerance to controversial or non-transparent practices in their work, the success rate of Dmytro’s team is a stunning 96%. It is one of the highest on the market.
Last year, during the ITR European Tax Awards Ceremony, PwC Ukraine was recognized as “Tax Firm of the Year in Ukraine” while this year, our tax and TP teams demonstrate their bold spirit by being once again shortlisted as the Tax and TP Firms of the Year in Ukraine.
The European Tax Awards ceremony has taken place annually since 2005. It seeks to recognize outstanding international tax and legal professionals from across Europe. To win, firms submit entries describing their most innovative deals – advice they gave that encompassed more than commonly available answers and addressing tax issues that were out of the ordinary and what ingenuity the firms showed to solve them.