Illya Sverdlov has been admitted as an equity partner of DLA Piper in Ukraine. The promotion is effective from May 1, 2018, and will bring the total number of DLA Partners in Kyiv to seven.
Margarita Karpenko, Managing Partner of DLA's Kyiv office, commented: "I am happy to congratulate Illya on his new role. This promotion to global equity partnership of DLA Piper recognizes talent, commitment and business acumen of Illya. I am sure this recognition will help us meet the challenges of the market and will play a key role to deliver a service that will make us stand out against the competition."
Sverdlov heads the tax practice at DLA Piper in Kyiv, regularly advising both multinationals and large Ukrainian companies. He advises on direct and indirect taxation, international tax, transfer pricing, transactional tax, and represents clients in tax disputes.
Sverdlov obtained his master's degree in law from Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University in 2002.