Veronika Kurilko


Key practice                                                                                                                                                                                      Corporate, labour, commercial, civil, regulatory law, intellectual property law, tax and business structuring consulting

Experience                                                                                                                                                                                              Kurilko Veronika joined Law Firm “Voropaev and Partners” team in August 2020. Since 2017 Veronika has been working in legal division of tax and legal department of audit company “KPMG-Ukraine”, where she worked as a provider of wide range legal services, including, but not limited to: legal consulting, due dilligence, M&A support, compliance analysis, support in execution of public procurements, participation in court proceedings on labour law issues.                                                                 In Law Firm “Voropaev and Partners” Veronika provides legal support and consults clients on the issues of structuring and management of private funds, including establishment and management of companies in foreign jurisdictions, as well as provides communication between client and companies-administrators in such jurisdictions.

Education                                                                                                                                                                                          Veronika Kurilko has a higher legal education, In 2017 she graduated from National university “Kyiv-Mohyla academy”, master degree.

Languages                                                                                                                                                                                        Veronika is fluent in Ukrainian, Russian and English


Tetyana Volkova

Partner, attorney-at-law

Key practice                                                                                                                                                                                                  Court practice (civil, criminal, commercial, administrative cases, family, succession, land, labour, tax disputes).                        Development and legal analysis of mechanisms of establishment of business-decisions, internal policies of the company, organisation of work of personell, development of evaluation and reward system.                                                                                      Legal analysis of business transactions.                                                                                                                                                          Legal assistance of construction and project works.                                                                                                                     Immigration law.

Experience                                                                                                                                                                                              Work experience: 23 years                                                                                                                                                                             Before joining Law firm “Voropaev and Partners” in October 2008 Tetyana Volkova worked as an attorney-at-law at Donetsk Regional Bar Association.  She was the head of legal advice agency bureau of Kalininskyy district of Donetsk, also was the presidium member of Donetsk Regional Bar Association. She also worked as a leading legal counsel in business corporations.    With 23 years of legal experience Tetyana Volkova can provide a wide range of legal services to legal entities and private individuals related to protection of the clients’ interests in criminal proceedings and at the stage of pre-trial investigation, represent their interests in the courts of all jurisdictions and advise on all the issues arising out of contractual and legally binding obligations under commercial, civil, administrative, labor, housing, tax, family, land and succession law.                        As a specialist in family law Volkova Tetyana proposes services on formalization of marital agreements; consulting on property protection issues, succession family property planning, support in testamentation and agreements on partition of joint property of married couple; minor age children’s assets management; divorce support, division of joint property by judicial procedure, alimony recovery and definition of child’s place of residence; elimination of risks of cohabitation without marriage, and in other issues related to family relations.                                                                                                                                                            Moreover, Volkova Tetyana is specialized in immigration law issues. Her competence includes: legalization of foreigners’ presence in Ukraine, presence of citizens of Ukraine abroad, help in obtainment of work permits, temporary or permanent residential permits, consulting on immigration law issues.

Key projects:

  • Participation in establishment of family business management structure (Family office), real property management structure, legal support in organization of personell work on servicing needs of family, optimization of financing and taxation, immigration issues;
  • Provision of support for USA and EU citizens in formalization of succession rights on the territory of Ukraine;
  • Legal support in building of private residential complex;
  • Protection of rights and interests of private individuals in administrative case on acknowledgement as unlawful and cancellation of the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministry of Ukraine No. 595 dated 07.11.2014 under which social payments to the citizens of Ukraine from temporary occupied territories of Ukraine (case No. 826/18826/14).

Representation of interests:

  • “System Capital Management” JSC – legal support on labour law issues, on company’s HR policy issues;
  • “First Ukrainian International Bank” JSC – representation of interests in tax disputes, criminal and civil court proceedings on recovery of problem indebtedness under credit agreements;
  • “Kozyn Lux” LLC – complex legal support;
  • “Comtech Invest” LLC – legal support on corporate issues

Education                                                                                                                                                                                              Higher eductation: Donetsk State University in 1997, the faculty of Law and Economics, speciality – Law Studies. Course “Organisational Behaviour” of British MBA program, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University.

Membership in Bar Associations                                                                                                                                              National Association of Advocates of Ukraine, Donetsk Regional Bar Association.

Languages                                                                                                                                                                                          Russian, Ukrainian, English.


Sergiy Kurilko

Partner, deputy director, attorney-at-law

Key practice: Currency, banking, tax, customs, civil, commercial law, including issues on privatization, drafting of scheme and plans of business structuring.

Experience: Sergiy Kurilko has been working at “Voropaev and Partners” Law Firm from its establishment on August 2005. Mr. Kurilko heads the corporate and court practice of the firm. Before joining “Voropaev and Partners” Law Firm Mr. Kurilko worked as the lawyer at CJSC “SCM”, at legal department of CJSC “First Ukrainian International Bank”. Mr. Kurilko headed the legal department at Donetsk Regional Directorate of JSC Agro-industrial bank “Ukraina”. Mr. Kurilko’ experience (22 years of legal work) allows providing the clients with the set of legal advice on different matters of corporate management, deal structuring, including tax and financial aspects, foreign investments, currency regulations, banking sector and others.

Special representation: Sergiy Kurilko is the member of the Supervisory Board of PJSC “First Ukrainian International Bank”.

Education: Sergiy Kurilko graduated from Economics and Law Department at Donetsk State University, with a degree in “Legal studies” in 1998. In this year, 1998, Sergiy Kurilko received the Attorney’s certificate. In 1982, Mr. Kurilko graduated from Donetsk military and political academy.

Membership in Bar Associations: Sergiy Kurilko is the attorney-at-law at Donetsk Regional Bar Association.

 Languages: Sergiy Kurilko is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian languages.


Yuriy Voropaev

Director at ” Voropaev and Partners ” Law Firm, attorney-at-law

Key practice                                                                                                                                                                                                    Judicial practice (civil, criminal, administrative, labor, taxation, cadastral), claim work, developing and making a legal analysis of business decisions implementing, company’s internal policies and making the legal examination of business operation, drafting of laws.

Experience                                                                                                                                                                                                                Yuriy Voropaev has been serving as a Director at “Voropayev and Partners» Law Firm since 2005.                                                      Since 1979 he served in The Office Of The Security Service of Ukraine in the Donetsk region as an investigator and lawyer. Since 1996 – Head of Legal Department, Head of Legal Department Of The First Ukrainian International Bank, Donetsk. Since 2003 – Head of the Legal Department of SCM.                                                                                                                                                       Yuriy Voropaev has been a people’s deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine from 2006 to 2019. He is Honored Lawyer of Ukraine.

Education                                                                                                                                                                                                                In 1973 he graduated from the Armavir Legal College, In 1980 – Kharkov Law Institute, with the degree in legul studes, qualification “Lawyer”.