The firm has an impeccable reputation due to the high level quality of legal support in complex local and cross-border transactions, especially in such areas as M&A and Dispute Resolution. The firm is separately recognized in such practice areas as Corporate and Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Construction, as well as Taxation by legal directories and ratings.
Our law firm, practices and our lawyers are steadily ranked by international and local ratings, such as Legal 500, IFLR1000, «Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients», «Market Leaders» and «Leaders of Practices» by «Yuridicheskaya Gazeta».
Serhiy Dzis and Dmytro Syrota named to 2022 Best Lawyers™ list
SDM Partners Law Firm is pleased to announce that Serhiy Dzis and Dmytro Syrota have been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Ukraine. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.
“Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession. After three decades, we are proud to continue to serve as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals worldwide,” says CEO Phillip Greer.
Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in Ukraine list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.
SDM Partners Law Firm would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to 2022 The Best Lawyers in Ukraine list
- Information Technology Law
- Intellectual Property
- Land Use and Zoning Law
- Mergers and Acquisitions Law
- Real Estate Law
SDM Partners Law Firm is recommended by Legal 500 EMEA 2021
According to the results of the annual legal research on the legal services market The Legal 500 EMEA 2021, SDM Partners was recommended in nine practice areas: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets; Commercial, Corporate and M&A; Competition; Employment; Intellectual Property; Internationl Trade; Private Clients; Real Estate and Construction; Tax.
In turn, the partners of SDM Partners received individual recommendations in the following practices:
- Banking, Finance and Capital Markets (Serhiy Dzis, Partner and Dmytro Syrota, Managing Partner)
- Commercial, Corporate and M&A (Dmytro Syrota, Managing Partner and Serhiy Dzis, Partner)
- International Trade (Dmytro Syrota, Managing Partner and Serhiy Dzis, Partner)
- Competition (Dmytro Syrota, Managing Partner)
- Employment (Serhiy Dzis, Partner and Dmytro Syrota, Managing Partner)
- Intellectual Property (Serhiy Dzis, Partner and Dmytro Syrota, Managing Partner)
- Real Estate and Construction (Serhiy Dzis, Partner and Dmytro Syrota, Managing Partner)
- Private Clients (Dmytro Syrota, Managing Partner and Serhiy Dzis, Partner)
- Tax (Dmytro Syrota, Managing Partner, Mykola Melnyk, Partner and Serhiy Dzis, Partner).
SDM Partners has been ranked in 4 practice areas by the national ratings “Market’s Leaders” and “Leaders of the Practices”
According to the domestic legal market research, namely “Market Leaders” and “Leaders of Practices” by “Yuridicheskaya Gazeta”, SDM Partners has been recognized in the following practices: copyright and IP protection, banking and finance law, corporate and tax law. We congratulate our lawyers as well as partners and clients for trust and support.
IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2020 Recommends SDM Partners in Ukraine
The reputable international rating edition IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate recommends SDM Partners in corporate and M&A, banking & finance, project development in Ukraine.
According to the rating, the firm’s clients highly appreciate the team.
IFLR1000 is the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. The first rankings were published in 1990 and currently the research covers over 120 jurisdictions worldwide.
IFLR1000 focuses on two specific research projects: Energy and Infrastructure (published in June), Financial and Corporate (published in October), providing an annual overview of activities of law firms by practice areas and jurisdiction, recommendations of clients and colleagues, as well as examples of major deals. The guide is published by publishing house Legal Media Group which is the legal publishing arm of Euromoney.
SDM Partners LLC Law Firm is ranked by Ukrainian Law Firms 2018: A Handbook for Foreign Clients (ULF 2018)
According to the results of ULF 2018 (the annual legal services market research), SDM Partners LLC Law Firm is recognized in the following practices:
- Banking and Finance/Capital Markets
- Debt Restructuring
- Intellectual Property
- Labor and Employment
- Real estate/Construction
- Tax and Transfer Pricing
- Transport, Aviation, Maritime, Shipping
SDM Partners’ lawyers distinguished by ULF 2018 for individual professional expertise include:
Dmytro Syrota (managing partner) – in such practices as, Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate, M&A, Debt Restructuring, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Real estate, Construction, Transport, Aviation, Maritime, Shipping.
Serhiy Dzis (partner) – Corporate, M&A, Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Debt Restructuring, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Real estate, Construction, Transport, Aviation, Maritime, Shipping.
Mykola Melnyk (partner) – Tax and Transfer Pricing.
SDM Partners is ranked by independent ranking of law firms in Ukraine by Kyiv Post
According to the results of the first Kyiv Post’s independent ranking of law firms in Ukraine SDM Partners was ranked in TOP-50 law firms valued by the following categories: transparency, responsibility, approachability, internationality, social balance, general strength. The most part of the research included comparing this ranking to other major rankings in Ukraine and abroad, and finding out what clients feel is important with regard to the value of a law firm.