Kinstellar is Emerging Europe and Central Asia’s leading independent law firm with offices in Almaty (Kazakhstan), Belgrade (Serbia), Bratislava (Slovakia), Bucharest (Romania), Budapest (Hungary), Istanbul (Turkey), Kyiv (Ukraine), Prague (Czech Republic), Sofia (Bulgaria) and Tashkent (Uzbekistan). Our presence in these ten key markets combined with our network of trusted partners across the region enables us to provide clients with consistent regional coverage and a single point of contact for this diverse and expansive part of the world.
LOCAL KNOWLEDGE AND INTERNATIONAL EXPERTISE
Regional in focus, Kinstellar is international in style. Fully independent since 2008, our pedigree goes back over two decades and is shaped by our time as part of a UK ‘Magic Circle’ firm. We know what clients of top global law firms expect, and we know how to deliver it.
Kinstellar’s clients include leading international and regional corporates, banks and other financial institutions, state bodies and state companies, multilateral institutions, and international law firms with clients that require top-quality legal counsel in our jurisdictions. Operating as a single, fully integrated firm, Kinstellar is particularly well suited to handle complex transactions and advisory requirements spanning different jurisdictions, practice areas and sectors.
We rank among the leading law firms in each of our jurisdictions. Our representation of major international and domestic market players active across diverse industries gives us insight into the commercial drivers and challenges facing numerous sectors, both locally and region-wide. We understand that the legal advice we provide is crucial to our clients’ business decisions. We deliver concise, market-driven results to help you meet your objectives.
DOING BUSINESS IN UKRAINE
Kinstellar’s legal experts make doing business in Ukraine better.
Our office in Kyiv launched in 2016 with a team of highly skilled legal professionals with long-term experience handling major transactions and providing on-going legal support to leading international and domestic clients in Ukraine. Today Kinstellar in Kyiv operates as an internationally orientated full-service practice focused on Antitrust/Competition, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, CRSI (Compliance, Risk & Sensitive Investigations), Dispute Resolution, Energy/Infrastructure and Real Estate. Our experienced team of lawyers deliver industry-focused advice to companies active in the leading sectors of Ukraine’s economy, including agriculture, aviation, FMCG, energy/oil & gas, industrials, infrastructure, real estate, pharmaceutical and telecommunications.
Kinstellar’s Kyiv office has received top-tier rankings in its core practice areas from the major international legal directories, including Chambers & Partners, IFLR1000, Legal 500, Best Lawyers International and Ukrainian Law Firms.
COMMITMENT TO QUALITY
Kinstellar’s commitment to quality is second to none in our markets. We don’t just talk about quality – we build it every day, with significant investments in learning and development for our people at all levels. Our reputation for quality attracts the top professionals in all our jurisdictions.
For the third consecutive year, Kinstellar was named “Law Firm of the Year” for Central Europe at The Lawyer European Awards 2018.