Iurii Sukhov has joined Arzinger as a Partner and will lead the firm’s White Collar Crime practice together with Kateryna Gupalo and Oleksander Plotnikov.
According to Arzinger, “Sukhov is a seasoned attorney-at-law with many years of experience, known for a number of the most high-profile and intellectually complex criminal cases, in which he successfully defended the interests of his clients – famous Ukrainian businessmen and politicians.”
Prior to joining Arzinger, Sukhov worked at the State Tax Administration of Ukraine (1996-2001), was the Deputy Director of the Budget Legislation Compliance Control Department of the Accounting Chamber of Ukraine (2001-2002), served as Director of the Department and Deputy Chairman of the Committee within the State Committee of Ukraine for Nationalities and Migration (2002-2008), and then held the position of Government Commissioner for Anti-Corruption Policy (2009-2010). He has been practicing law since 2010.
"Joining Arzinger as Partner is an important and logical step at this stage of my career,” Sukhov said. “I am delighted that we have very similar professional and leadership aspirations. I am convinced that combining my experience and knowledge as a civil servant, attorney-at-law, and researcher with Arzinger, its team, its system of practices and industries, and its brand lays the basis for the mutual realization of our ambitious goals.”
“Arzinger's expertise in White Collar Crime has enjoyed increasing demand in recent years, and this trend is growing steadily,” commented Managing Partner Timur Bondaryev. “This is why Iurii Sukhov’s joining us is a logical and expected step to implement this strategy as well as a response to the needs of our clients.”