Legal support in Ukraine

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A full or partial outsourcing of legal support of a company’s activities (in Kiev or Ukraine).

Legal service of firms is a full complex of services on the decision of all legal questions of the Client during the period of cooperation.

We have been providing legal services of legal outsourcing for firms and organizations that belong to different sectors of economy for over 4 years. This allows us to develop truly convenient approaches to work for us and our Clients. We also offer accounting outsourcing services in Ukraine.

For every company we appoint a specialist who is responsible for its legal support in general. Through him our Clients keep in touch with our firm that allows us to communicate effectively and make decisions quickly.

At the same time the specific task of external legal support is executed by the most competent in the subject firm’s lawyer. This allows us to perform legal support of business with the highest expertise.

One of the main areas of work of our company is to help foreign businesses enter the Ukrainian market.

You can see our offer for foreign Сlients here.

Cost of services:

from 550 USD/month
Legal support of business
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Legal support for charitable organizations in Kiev

We pay attention to the following key moments while providing legal services to charitable organizations:

  • type of a charitable organization, which is the most suitable for interests of founders (there are three types of charitable organizations in Ukraine, namely, a charitable community, a charitable foundation or a charitable institution);
  • immigration advice and obtaining documents - residence permit, work permit;
  • provisions of constitutional documents of the charitable organization, which allow founder / founders to be sure in their possibility to control the organization and its activities;
  • legal support of schemes for raising money to charitable organization;
  • legal support of charity help, including verification of compliance with the requirements of the Law of Ukraine "On Charity Activities and Charitable Organizations";
  • legal advice on tax issues regarding benefactors and beneficiaries.
Legal support for NGOs in Ukraine (organizations and unions)
  • providing with documents for foundation of NGO in Ukraine or changes in the current documents with the following support in the state bodies;
  • legal support of  attracting money to NGOs and all expenses of the organization;
  • legal advices on all activities of NGOs (including advices on commercial activity of NGO in Ukraine).
Legal support of a foreign company office in Ukraine
  • complete registration of a foreign company’s representative office in Ukraine, or support of its individual stages;
  • consulting on taxation issues, namely: avoidance of double taxation, application of regular prices and elaboration of optimal tax schemes of interaction between the headquarters and the Ukrainian representative office; 
  • presence during tax audits of the foreign representative office;
  • registration of labor relations with representative office personnel, including legalization of their legal stay in Ukraine, i.e. invitations, service cards, work permits and residence permits;
  • obtainment of the necessary permits and approvals in Ukraine (our company provides legal services for obtaining licenses for representative offices);
  • other (contractual work, debt collection, tender support, registration of trademarks, communication with law enforcement authorities and other legal services).

 

Protection of the intellectual property rights infringed by clone websites in Ukraine
  • monitoring of the Ukrainian segment of Internet for detection of infringements of intellectual property rights on websites that copy the Client’s original website/the content;
  • identification of owners of clone websites;
  • analysis of Client’s documents that confirm the intellectual property rights for a certain object, for example, a trade mark, product picture, etc.;
  • selecting an optimal form of cooperation with an infringer, writing letters, claims;
  • engagement of the third parties, hosting providers, search systems (for example, application of the DMCA procedure for the Google search engine);
  • cessation of infringements in a judicial procedure.
Legal business support of veterinary clinics
  • Obtain a Veterinary Medicine License (if necessary);
  • Provide assistance in opening new business locations;
  • Provide legal support for a long-term lease agreement conclusion;
  • Develop personnel documentation (employment orders, orders of dismissal, transfer orders, employment agreements, job descriptions);
  • Provide legal support when signing agreements with the Clients and veterinary medicines suppliers;
  • Provide advice and answers to legal questions related to veterinary business;
  • Provide legal support and assistance in passing inspections;
  • Protect the interests of the veterinary institution and/or a specific employee at court
Accounting support for companies

Business accounting services include a consultation on issues that are difficult to manage without assistance, as well as a set of services for keeping records of your business activities. The business accounting service include:

  • Clarification of the current legislation in the sphere of accounting;
  • Consulting on planned changes;
  • Development of the business accounting scheme;
  • Corporate tax planning for a  non-standard situation;
  • Monitoring of the company’s data in the taxpayer personal account;
  • Accounting support for maintaining records, accrual and payment of wages, filing reports, etc.;
  • Legal support during inspections of regulatory authorities, and much more.
Legal support for IT companies in Ukraine
  • Assist in starting a business in Ukraine by registering it and selecting the appropriate taxation system;

  • Advise on the taxation of IT business;

  • Analyze and draw up contracts in the field of IT, including software development contracts. For example, waterfall and agile;

  • Prepare responses to inquiries from the supervisory authorities, and if necessary, represent the Client before government agencies;

  • Provide accounting services, including the accrual of employee salaries, resolve personnel issues with employees working remotely, help with the reporting;

  • Assist with registration as a Diia City resident, advise the lawyer and accountant on the benefits of migration to Diia City for the IT company;

  • Develop gig contracts and other documents for Diia City;

  • Advise on copyright and other legal issues that may arise in the course of business of an IT company.

Legal support of investment projects in Ukraine
  • Verify the potential recipient of the investment or investor;

  • Determine the safest legal mechanism for investing;

  • Optimize the taxation of the investor and the recipient of the investment;

  • Develop/verify investment agreement, other necessary documents;

  • negotiate with the parties, finalize the investment agreement;

  • Suggest the best way of getting investments into Ukraine;

  • Provide assistance with import of products/equipment to Ukraine;

  • Arrange visits to notaries/registrars, banks;

  • Help to obtain the missing permits;

  • Structure the work of the recipient of the investment, if necessary;

  • Register companies, ensure restructuring (if required by the investment project);

  • Provide full legal support of the investment project; 

  • Supervise the work of the investment recipient;

  • Represent interests of the investor at controlling bodies;

  • Develop a legal mechanism of return on investment and profitability.

Legal support for start-up projects in Ukraine
  • Analyze any agreements, including investment contracts;

  • Provide assistance in regulating partnership legal relations between business founders and/or investors;

  • Provide legal advice on business registration, structuring, tax optimization, labor relations, etc;

  • Register a start-up company, trademark, copyrights;

  • Provide assistance in drawing up labor relations with the personnel;

  • Help obtain the necessary permits and licenses for the start-up;

  • Develop a system of document management, and provide legal support to the business in the conclusion and execution of agreements;

  • Assist with the acquisition of property, property rights and other assets needed for the start-up;

  • Answer a variety of legal issues that arise during the start-up’s operations;

  • Provide accounting support for the start-up (filing reports, payroll, vacation formalities, etc.);

  • If necessary, we represent interests in court and other state authorities.

  • Provide legal assistance for attracting investors.

Legal support of Internet projects in Ukraine
  • Determine whether there is a direct legal regulation of the sphere of your Internet project;
  • Help you choose a contractual model with contractors for your Internet project, analyze current documents and relationships for legality and possible risks;
  • Provide legal support for tax issues of your Internet projects. We help with calculation and estimation of tax burden;
  • Provide legal support of personal data protection at the enterprise for your Internet project;
  • Help to establish relations between the owners of the project;
  • Help with legal support of raising funds for your Internet project;
  • Help with the correct execution of intellectual property rights;
  • In future, we can provide accounting and legal support for your Internet project business.
Service for outstaffing companies in Ukraine
  • Provide assistance in starting an outstaffing company for your business project; 
  • Provide legal support and assistance (service) for an outstaffing company in Ukraine;
  • Help with optimization of tax burden of an outstaffing company;
  • Organize personnel accounting and employment of staff;
  • Organize accounting, provide our accountants for the outstaffing company using the outstaffing model;
  • Take over the interaction with your counterparties;
  • Provide project support to the company;
  • Monitor the current activity of the company;
  • Take on communication with employees of your company;
  • Provide legal support and assistance during inspections carried out by regulating authority of the servicing company;
  • Provide a legal address for postal services;
  • Provide our director for remote work of the company.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open a restaurant business in Kyiv
  • Advise on starting a restaurant business in Kyiv, as well as on the choice of a company type;

  • Inspect the real estate (restaurant premises) in the case of purchase, as well as provide legal support to the purchase/sale transaction;

  • Develop a Road Map based on the Client’s request (a step-by-step guide to starting the food outlet) ;

  • Prepare a full package of documents required to Fire Inspection Authorities, a license for retail trade in alcohol and tobacco products, and others;

  • Assist with obtaining permits and licenses for retail trade in alcohol and tobacco products;

  • Assist with facility registration;

  • Assist with the selection of a collective management organization and the conclusion of an agreement with it for the use of musical works and phonograms in the institution;

  • assisting with the placement of signage, as well as obtaining permission to place advertising;

  • Develop internal documentation of the company needed for this type of business activity (employment agreements, health and safety documentation, etc.), etc.

Accompanying the import of goods to Ukraine
  • Assistance with the preparation of the agreement, taking into account the peculiarities important for the Ukrainian customs and tax authorities;

  • Preparation of documents for payment for goods;

  • Control of documents at the stage of preparation, their adjustment;

  • Search for transport and logistics of transportation of goods;

  • Preparation and submission of preliminary customs declaration for border crossing;

  • Preparation and submission of a general arrival declaration;

  • Analysis of shipping documents for import into Ukraine;

  • Establishing the Ukrainian Classification of Goods for Foreign Economic Activity (the UCGFEA) code and preparation of information on the goods;

  • Obtaining licenses and permits for import or export of goods;

  • Carrying out customs clearance of goods in Ukraine;

  • Obtaining a conclusion on the extension of the maximum deadline for the settlements (if necessary).

Protecting the interests of an industrial consumer of electrical energy
  • we help in resolving disputes with operators of electricity distribution/transmission systems and suppliers;
  • we assist in the conclusion of contracts necessary for the purchase of electricity on an industrial scale and its transportation;
  • we analyze the terms of contracts and provide recommendations on the possibility of their acceptance by the consumer;
  • we analyze the requirements of system operators and provide the Client with a conclusion about their validity and recommendations for his further actions;
  • we help with disconnection of power supply to large consumers;
  • we help in connecting the electrical installation to the networks of the system operator or other consumer;
  • provide qualified advice on controversial and current issues;
  • draw up complaints, statements, appeals;
  • we receive clarifications from regulatory authorities on a specific situation that has developed with the Client.
Legal support of advertising campaigns
  • Analyzing promotional materials and checking for compliance with legal requirements;

  • Providing recommendations and suggestions for changes in promotional materials in accordance with the legislation on advertising;

  • Preparing, coordinating and signing a package of documents needed to work with persons involved in advertising (directors, actors, editing and others);

  • Preparing, coordinating and signing the necessary permits from individuals who are involved in the advertising;

  • Accompanying the client in negotiations with partners, stars and other persons involved in the advertising campaign; 

  • Analyzing the risks and advising on ways to avoid legal risks associated with advertising;

  • Advising on compliance with intellectual property laws;

  • Assistance to clients during inspections carried out by controlling authorities;

  • Full legal support of the advertising campaign.

Automation and robotization of accounting processes in Ukraine
  • Analyzing accounting policies and chart of accounts;

  • Analyzing methodological documentation (e.g., regulations on document management, regulations on business travel, other internal policies in terms of accounting / management accounting);

  • Analyzing the current accounting processes (bookkeeping/management accounting);

  • Analyzing the organizational structure of the accounting department;

  • Providing advice and recommendations on improvement / change of accounting processes;

  • Analyzing the current accounting system and document processing tools;

  • Identifying bottlenecks in accounting processes and the accounting system;

  • Developing new accounting processes that fit into the company’s overall process ecosystem;

  • Drawing up a roadmap for changes in accounting processes;

  • Developing a “working” organizational structure for the accounting service;

  • Drawing up terms of reference for setting tasks for IT specialists;

  • Testing the results of the work of IT-specialists;

  • Providing support and authorial supervision.

Legal services for medical institutions
  • Legal audit of medical center documentation;

  • Consultations on starting or buying a medical center;

  • Preparation of constituent documents and further support in registration and obtaining a medical license, or extending the license;

  • Legal support of medical center after getting the license;

  • Consultations on working with people with disabilities;

  • Preparation of main legal documents for the medical center;

  • Representing the interests of the medical center at the Ministry of Health;

  • Representing the interests of the facility in the courts of all instances;

  • Preparation of responses to requests from lawyers, law enforcement agencies, and citizens;

  • Analysis of the situation and development of a strategy in case of a patient's complaint;

  • Master class on the rules of conduct of medical workers at the interrogation, etc.

Start a business abroad

Business relocation: 

  • Assistance with the choice of a country for the relocation of an existing business, based on the essence of the client's business, its goals, and needs, as well as the geography of clients; 
  • Development of a relocation strategy: analysis of legislation in terms of regulatory requirements that may be imposed on investors (minimum amount of investment in the company, licenses, etc.); 
  • Recommendations on the choice of legal structure for business relocation: establishment of the new company from the scratch (a subsidiary of the Ukrainian legal entity), setting up a branch office, registration of the permanent establishment; 
  • Planning of expenses for the maintenance of the business abroad (taking into account expenses on annual renewal of the company, office maintenance, salaries of the employees, etc.);
  • Assistance in personnel relocation from Ukraine: selection of the most optimal form of labor relations (employment agreement vs. civil-law agreement), payroll tax calculation, assistance with the elaboration of employment (civil-law) agreements required by local legislation, advising on specifics of Director and Founder employment, assistance in obtaining a temporary residence permit, etc; 
  • Assistance in hiring local personnel; 
  • Calculation of tax losses and other expenses when hiring local employees and expats; 
  • Determining the amount of the company's assets to be transferred abroad (movable, immovable); 
  • Planning and support of the process of transfer of assets: selection of the most appropriate form of transferring assets on the balance sheet of the foreign company (sale-purchase, contribution to the authorized share capital, etc.), valuation of assets, removing of assets from the balance sheet of the Ukrainian company and placing assets on the balance sheet of the foreign company; 
  • Selection of bank/payment system, support of the process of opening an account for a new company (filling out bank forms, assistance with KYC procedures, assistance in substantiating the source of funds for the beneficiary, etc.);
  • Transfer of counterparties to the new company, support for the renegotiation of business contracts with them;
  • Transfer of the Ukrainian company in "sleeping mode" or support of liquidation of the Ukrainian legal entity;
  • Structuring the receipt of profits from a foreign company by shareholders (business owners), taking into account applicable taxation.

Starting a business from scratch abroad: 

  • Assistance with the choice of the country for setting up a business abroad, based on the client's business model, goals, and needs;
  • Advising on regulatory, corporate, licensing, and other requirements in a particular country (comparative characteristics of several most favorable countries);
  • Planning the costs of maintaining a business abroad (taking into account the cost of registration and annual maintenance of the company, office maintenance, staff salaries, etc.);
  • Assistance in finding and appointing a director; advising on the peculiarities of employment relations with the director (consider the difference in appointing a local director and an expat);
  • Assistance with employment of Ukrainian employees in a foreign company: selection of the most optimal form of labor relations (employment contract vs. civil law contract), Calculating taxes on wages, assistance in the preparation of the employment (civil law) contract, given the requirements of local legislation, support for obtaining a residence permit, etc; 
  • Assistance with employment of local staff; 
  • Calculating tax losses and other expenses when employing local staff and expats; 
  • Assistance in finding office premises and support in drafting lease agreements; 
  • Obtaining permits (licenses);
  • Communication with banks on fundraising; 
  • Consulting on the most optimal way and support in the process of company financing (contribution to the authorized capital vs. granting a loan); advantages and disadvantages of each option; 
  • Determination of the amount of the company's assets that need to be registered in the company (movable, immovable); 
  • Planning and support of the process of "stuffing" the company with assets: the conclusion of contracts for the purchase and sale of real estate (calculation of tax losses), shares, etc.; 
  • Selecting a bank/payment system, supporting the process of opening an account for a new legal entity (filling out bank forms, assistance with KYC procedures, assistance in substantiating the source of funds for the beneficiary, etc.);
  • Supporting the business activities of the company, advising on the application of local legislation, elaboration/verification of contracts to be concluded for compliance with the requirements of local laws;
  • Structuring of profits from a foreign company by its shareholders (business owners), taking into account applicable taxation.

Service packages offers

Start
550 USD/month
  • Providing a legal address to an enterprise
  • Providing postal service
  • Submission of annual and quarterly reports
Base
1000 USD/month
  • Provision of nominee director service
  • Provision of a legal address
  • Providing postal service
  • Submission of annual and quarterly reports
Top
Premium
from 2300 USD/month
  • Provision of the service of a nominee Director
  • Provision of a legal address
  • Provision of postal service
  • Provision of accounting services
  • Development and audit of HR documentation
  • Personnel support (extension / termination of labor contracts) of employees of the enterprise

What legal business support do we offer to newly registered companies that do not have any personnel other than the head?

Our specialists often register companies, including those for foreigners planning to do business in Ukraine or obtaining a residence permit.
At the first stages of the enterprise, we perform a standard set of actions, which is usually not included in the service of registration:

  • Opening a bank account; 
  • organization of work of the client-bank; 
  • registration of electronic keys for tax reporting; 
  • accrual and payment of wages to the manager; 
  • reporting to the employment office, FSA and statistics authorities; 
  • working out of contracts and primary legal consultations on the taxation of business.
Service in such a form at this stage of business development is very profitable for the Client, as the cost of service clearly wins compared to the cost of hiring staff needed to solve such problems.

What kind of legal support do we provide to operating enterprises of trade and services sphere, which have their own accountant and lawyer?

In this case the essence of service consists in the decision of legal problems which go beyond usual operational work of the average regular lawyer:
  • Development of the legal structure of the group of companies for the purpose of tax optimization or protection of business assets; 
  • assessment of such risks; 
  • support of recovery of significant amounts of accounts receivable; 
  • working out of external economic and licence contracts.
The advantage of such service is that such problems rarely arise and the content of the company's staff of a specialist capable of solving them is unreasonably expensive. In addition, the solution of such problems requires constant practice, which can not be the staff of a lawyer who does not encounter these issues often enough.

Specialists of our company have a deep legal expertise in various fields of law, which allows us to find a comprehensive approach to solving any issue.

What is the legal support of representative offices of foreign companies in Ukraine without a full-time lawyer?

The activity of foreign representative offices has significant specifics in comparison with ordinary enterprises. If the budget of the representative office does not provide for the costs of a full-time lawyer, it is not easy to find a suitable specialist for a separate job.

Our company is engaged in opening, support of activity and closing of representations of the foreign companies in Ukraine, therefore we take them and on service.

Additional information about the legal outsourcing for companies

Our legal business support has the following advantages:

  • Pravova Dopomoga is a full-service law firm;
  • Our five-year experience allows us to provide a high level of Client's internal processes understanding. Most likely our experts have already faced the issues that are new to you;
  • Our legal outsourcing services won’t cost you more than the in-house lawyers with the relative expertise;
  • We always care about time costs of Clients’ staff and especially top management;
  • Our specialists work for the result;
  • Cooperation with us does not cause any difficulties in communication since all the processes become controlled and systematic so there is no need to do anything hastily;
  • We understand all circumstances and difficulties that arise during our Client’s work with a new law firm and constantly strive to make the cooperation more comfortable for you.

To achieve business goals a firm should have qualified legal support the cost of which is always paid off by saved time and money both during project launch and throughout its functioning. And along with complexity of a project rises the veracity of this claim.

Every effective manager and business owner understands this.

The price of our firm’s legal services may be either fixed or hourly.

Specialists of our company have a deep legal expertise in various fields of law, which allows us to find a comprehensive approach to solving any issue.

We are ready to help you!

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