Legal 500 EMEA 2020 is now live: ADER HABER achieves striking results

16 April 2020

Reputable legal ranking Legal 500 recognizes ADER HABER in 5 practice areas:  Employment, Private Сlient, Real Estate and Construction, Tax, White-Collar Crime.

2 lawyers are listed in the elite “Leading individuals” list: Tetyana Ivanovych, Сounsel, Head of Employment and Private Client, and Tatiana Daniltseva, partner, Head of Tax Disputes

Eleonora Salova, senior associate, White-Collar Crime, is listed in the “Rising stars” proving her expertise.

In addition 5 lawyers are recommended Tetyana Ivanovych, Counsel, Head of Employment and Private Client, Aleksandra Fedotova, partner, Head of Real Estate and Construction, Tatiana Daniltseva, partner, Head of Tax Disputes, Eleonora Salova, Senior Associate, White-Collar Crime, Yuriy Petrenko, Managing Partner.

Employment practice is highly regarded by ranking, thus comparing to 2019 has gained Tier 2. Legal 500 mention the firm’s high level of professionalism, competence in all tasks as well as proactivity in resolving all the issues. At the same time, ADER HABER team is praised for a strong client focus and a solid reputation including comprehensive approach, flexibility and 24/7 work for the sake of the client. Clients appreciate our team work: “We definitely recommend ADER HABER as a trusted legal partner and professional team able to provide extra high-quality legal services”.

Counsel Tetyana Ivanovych heads the practice and is “an expert legal counsel with great experience in labour law issues. Clients appreciate the “scrupulousness and responsibility of the lawyers”. In addition, Legal 500 mention Tetyana Ivanovych expertise saying that the efforts of Tetyana Ivanovych and her team brought the necessary results.

Due to Tetyana’s professionalism and strong expertise, she is also listed in the elite “Leading individuals” list, thereby proving her competence as a leader in Employment.

This year our team also improved the results in Private Client practice and ranked in Tier 2. Marking the uniqueness of private client’s practice features, the expertise encompasses three key competencies – private structuring issues, matrimonial issues, and succession issues. Moreover, the lawyers have litigation experience, which enables them to consider and evaluate potential and actual litigation risks. Clients mention, that ADER HABER is greatly differs from other firms due to the system of legal services and more qualified advice, meeting the needs of particular company.

Practice head Tetyana Ivanovych is praised for “exploring each case very thoroughly and paying attention to the details.” As well, Tetyana is included to the “Leading individuals” list, being a trustworthy counsel in private matters. Legal 500 highly praises Tetyana Ivanovych for understanding the nature of the client’s request because she is totally on the same page with them on all issues addressed, which is a paramount quality.

Clients say: “Tetyana Ivanovych is a great expert in her field, both in international and national legislation, which follows many years of practice in court cases and pre-trial mediation. Her hardworking attitude to every aspect of the case confirms her top position as a private client counsel ”.

It is worth mentioning that Legal 500 highly values team work, recognizing Tatyana Ivanovych and litigator Dmitry Shahirmanov’s integrated approach, high level of qualification and full legal support.

Real Estate and Construction team confirms its position obtaining Tier 3. Legal 500 praises ADER HABER  for handling a growing number of high-value matters, counting among its clients private equity investors including Dragon Capital and construction company Merx.

Practice head Aleksandra Fedotova has extensive experience in the fields of construction and real estate, land and agrarian law; her work also encompasses land and water issues relating to sea and river ports. The group also handles commercial and residential developments, real estate investments projects, financings and leasings.

“Ms. Fedotova has been a valuable and trust-worthy partner for the whole period since the beginning, and has created a strong impression of a well-experienced specialist. Ms. Fedotova has been advising on all issues arising from potential and forthcoming legislative changes in real estate, land, construction and agribusiness sectors.

Tax Disputes practice strengthen its position in Tier 3. Being famous for tax litigation, consulting and accounting services ADER HABER team is recognized by Legal 500 2020. Experts from the tax team of ADER HABER are constantly proving their expertise and competence by performing quality work. Their communication with various state authorities and controlling and supervising entities is conducted in our best interests, along with the representation of our interests in administrative and court proceedings with the authorities, as pointed out by clients.

The ranking recognizes our most notable practitioners Tatiana Daniltseva, Partner and Stanislav Karpov, Counsel.

Tatiana Daniltseva is an established leader and listed in the elite “Leading individuals” being a highly talented expert, providing a responsible, personal approach towards the issues, openness, and a willingness to achieve the most favourable result.

Resource says: “Tatiana Daniltseva is a highly respected expert with an extensive track record in tax litigation. She is worth recommending for her precise business attitude towards every case and her diverse legal background, which allows her to present various strategies to protect our interests”.

As well Tetiana Daniltseva is highly regarded due to professionalism in the legal sphere and in management, sharing her great expertise and making a huge impact in reaching success in every case.

According to Legal 500 Stanislav Karpov is an experienced lawyer with a huge litigation practice. Stanislav shows a dedicated attitude to every case and makes all the efforts necessary to win it.

This year ranking recommends White-Collar Crime practice as Tier 2 due to strong track record and experienced team. According to Legal 500 ADER HABER White-Collar Crime team has two prominent practitioners in Managing Partner Yuriy Petrenko and senior associate Eleonora Salova (who is ‘a specialist in criminal procedure and international criminal law’). They are highly regarded for risk assessment, the defence of business owners and senior management, representation in courts and before law enforcement agencies, and arrests on accounts in Ukraine and abroad.

Clients tell: “The team that we engaged with works harmoniously, quickly and efficiently. Each team member has a clear knowledge and understanding of both the business processes of our company and the criminal process. All team members are interchangeable, which is why everything was always done on time on the project.

As abovementioned, Eleonora Salova received a just recognition and listed in the “Rising stars”. Establishing herself as an experienced manager in economic crime cases and white-collar crimes Eleonora showed a high level of professionalism and stress resistance and numerous victories in cases. Clients appreciate her work due to high level of responsibility, an unconventional approach to solving legal situations, which lead to the result.

Eleonora Salova is exceptionally responsive and meticulous, highly skilled in a range of white-collar crime areas and renowned for her prowess as a business defence litigator. She is well-known for all the right reasons. Her reaction is always spot-on, and she is a great negotiator.

Eleonora Salova has established herself as a high-class specialist in criminal proceedings. Working with her, I can note her extensive experience in this field, as well as indicate that in her work she can make non-standard decisions that focus on result and quality. 

More about Legal 500 results

The Legal 500 – international legal research based on detailed assessment of annual performance of law firms, experience of teams as well as peer and clients reviews. It has been conducted for 29 years and covers 88 countries. The EMEA Guide contacts over 300,000 clients globally to obtain feedback on which law firms meet the criteria required by today’s global needs, making the ranking a reliable source in the business community.

ADER HABER – reliable law firm since 2006, providing high standards of service quality, a wide international network, deep knowledge of the Ukrainian market and many years of expertise in various sectors of the economy.




Aleksandra Fedotova
Partner, Attorney, PhD in Law
Yuriy Petrenko
Managing Partner, Attorney, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine
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