We are
DLA Piper.

Our multi-disciplinary practice was established in Kyiv in 2005, and has grown to a team of over 80 people with a deep knowledge of our local market. Our client portfolio is a broad mix of international and major domestic firms, ranging from Global 1000 and Fortune 500 enterprises, to medium-size and start-up companies.

Realise your full potential

Whether you are thinking about a career in law or already have experience, we support exceptional opportunities for our lawyers, aspiring graduates and business professionals. For graduates, we offer cross-practice internships; where you work with our experienced lawyers to help realise your full potential.

Graduate opportunities

The intake for our cross-practice internships occurs throughout the year. We also run an all-Ukraine competition for law students and a course in professional responsibility and legal ethics for future legal professionals. To learn more about these activities, please visit our Facebook page.

Our achievements

International law firm of the year

In 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2018 we were recognised as International Law of the Year in Ukraine at the annual Legal Awards. We were also recognised as Law Firm of the Year in Corporate Law at the 2018 awards.

Helping those in need

We have a dedicated pro bono team working for and with some of the world’s leading global charities, aid agencies, NGOs, governments and academic institutions. These include the World Wide Fund for Nature, Amnesty International, UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Ukraine Global Scholars Foundation, VIER PFOTEN International, RedR UK and many others.

Recognised lawyers

Six of our lawyers were recognised in 2019 as Best Lawyers, by Best Lawyers. Our team is also highly ranked by international and local rankings, including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and Ukrainian Law Firms.

Our people

The things I admire most about DLA Piper are stability, fairness, open-mindedness and last but not least – perfectly lovely people.

— Larysa
— Associate
— Corporate


I’m proud to be part of a great team of professionals who are ready to share their experience and support each other.

— Oleksandra
— Associate
— Finance, Projects & Restructuring


Law business is about people, be it your clients or colleagues. You always need to listen to people and hear them. Secondly, you have to do your best to bring value to them.

— Illya
— Partner
— Tax


Who we are

Our Vision

At DLA Piper we strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients. We believe that great businesses can make a better world. That’s why we work hard to achieve the best results for our clients, wherever they do business, and for our people, wherever they work.

We’ve created a culture where every voice counts and every success is recognised in the face of fundamental changes in the legal industry, we’re redefining the structure and approach of the traditional law firm.

Our values and culture

We’ve created a culture that encourages and values individual choice and opportunity, combined with inclusion and teamwork. We give, we share and encourage you to do the same.

Our culture is always open and always honest, strengthened by the four values we live every day: Be Supportive; Be Collaborative; Be Bold; Be Exceptional.

We redefine the possible

At DLA Piper, innovation and challenging the status quo are the vital spark to how we think and what we do. Together, we create exceptional experiences, outcomes and growth for our clients and people.

We make this happen with a culture where you bring your passion and individuality to work every day. We want you to reach your full potential as part of a diverse, global team that thrives on collaboration, and seizing opportunities and commercial edge.