Institutskaya ​str., 19 B, office 29

Ukraine, Kyiv, 01021

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Kateryna Manoylenko

Сounsel, Head of litigation practice, Attorney at law

Kateryna Manoylenko is a senior lawyer of the Firm’s litigation practice and specialises in representing clients in civil, commercial, and administrative disputes. She has profound theoretical knowledge and considerable practical experience in disputes with public authorities and local self-government bodies, in the field of family and labour legislation, including labour disputes and support of the procedures for employee dismissal and layoffs. Also, Kateryna successfully supports telecommunications operators and providers and specialises in the field of intellectual property.

Kateryna Manoylenko is a co-author of the analytical practical manual “Methodological Recommendations for Providing Legal Aid to Economic Entities During Tax Inspections” issued by the Ukrainian National Bar Association. She keeps her own legal advisory blog and regularly writes expert comments and articles for periodicals.


  • Law Faculty, Kyiv University of Law, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2008.

Bar Admission:

  • Ukraine


  • Ukrainian Lawyers’ Association;
  • American Chamber of Commerce;
  • European Business Association.

Knowledge of languages:

  • Ukrainian
  • Russian
  • English
  • Polish

Representation of interests of a Czech bank in its capacity of a creditor in bankruptcy within the scope of the bankruptcy proceeding of a debtor in Ukraine; follow-up of foreclosure on the movable and immovable properties pledged by the debtor.


Protection of the interests of a foreign bank in a series of court disputes in administrative and commercial courts of Ukraine as regards challenging the acts of the debtor who sought to alienate the mortgaged property worth in total over 20 million Euros, follow-up of the procedure for enforcement of the court resolutions and foreclosure on the mortgaged property.


Protection of the interests of a foreign bank in a series of court disputes in Ukrainian courts in connection with recognition and enforcement in Ukraine of a resolution taken by an international commercial arbitration court with subsequent follow-up of the debtor's bankruptcy proceeding.


Representation of the interests of one of the leaders on the market of design and production of galvanized steel arched constructions and electrochemical protection equipment in Ukrainian commercial courts in connection with recovery of a debt of 25 million UAH.


Representation of the interests of supermarkets chain distributing goods for children, one of the leaders on the Ukrainian market of goods for children, in the commercial court as regards recovery of losses for an amount over 15 million UAH.


Protection of the interests of a leading international manufacturer of industrial minerals, filler materials and pigments made of chemical chalk and dolomite, and a global distributor of chemical products, in a tax dispute as regards cancellation of tax notifications-resolutions for an amount over 10 million UAH.


Protection of the interests of one of the global leaders of the sector of production of medicines, household goods, and healthcare and hygiene goods in disputes with tax authorities as regards accrual of additional tax liabilities totalling over 20 million UAH, including labor dispute with a former top manager of the claimant.


Protection of the interests of a global leader on the market of distribution of medical goods in a dispute with tax authorities as regards recognition illegal and cancellation of tax notifications-resolutions for a total amount exceeding 50 million UAH.


Conducting due diligence of labour relationship in the largest IT company


The largest company on clothes and shoes production and sale was represented in the labour dispute with a former employee for payment of compensations


Counseling of the largest manufacturer of denim in Europe on various labour law and employment issues (namely on documentary formalization of labor relations, development on internal HR documentation in compliance with the requirements of the national legislation, launch of bonus and payment programs for employees).


Representing of the large pharmaceutical company in the series of disputes with former employees.


Advising a leading supplier of cash (ATM) machines in Ukraine on compliance with the requirements of the labour law of Ukraine to staff redundancy procedures; as well represented in the court dispute with the former employees.

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The new ComPC does not state how the court Is to establish the credibility of the source reported by the witness

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​GOLAW has successfully defended the interests of one of the largest Ukrainian alcoholic beverage manufacturers Galicia Distillery

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The Code of Bankruptcy Procedure in Ukraine: positives and negatives of the new document