Legal Services

Financial Institutions (lending|money transfer|currency exchange|payment systems|asset management company)

Financial Institutions (lending|money transfer|currency exchange|payment systems|asset management company)

The Gryphon Legal team offers its services to support the founding and licensing of financial institutions that deal with lending, money transfer, currency exchange, and legal support in obtaining permits necessary for the operation of corporate investment funds, payment systems and electronic money systems.

  • advise on the construction of a transparent ownership structure of the company, taking into account the legislative requirements for the disclosure of all controllers, affiliated, associated and other related persons, as well as ultimate beneficiaries of the financial institution;
  • advise on legislative regulation of financial institutions in Ukraine;
  • legal support for business funding in the financial market;
  • building a system and conducting financial monitoring;
  • development and implementation of internal corporate policies and rules for the purpose of building a system for monitoring compliance with the requirements of banking legislation and regulatory currency restrictions;
  • comprehensive tax and legal support for transactions of purchase and sale of corporate rights (M & A transactions), services for obtaining approvals for acquisition of significant participation in a financial institution, as well as preliminary conclusions and permissions of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for concerted action and concentration;
  • conduct audits, provide advice on accounting, reporting, taxation, analysis of financial and economic activities, as well as provision of accounting services.
Helen Lynnyk

Керуючий партнер Корпоративні фінанси та стратегічний консалтинг

Inessa Mihalchenko

Молодший партнер Banking & Finance Комплаєнс

The markets in which we operate

Banking and finance

Stock market



Construction and real estate

By combining a single talented team with high ethical principles, our mission - to find the best solutions in the field of law, tax, finance, investment, and help integrate them into business processes

  • 15 years of professional experience specialising in banking and the finance market
  • Top 5 in Banking and Finance Law
  • Top 5 in IT
  • TOP 5 in corporate regulatory compliance
  • #1 Boutique Tax Consulting Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine

Services we offer

Telecommunications, IT

Ukraine is known as one of the technological hubs. We are proud to serve our clients from telecommunications, media, entertainment and IT sector. Whatever is your niche in the sector, we have experience and cross-border experience to support our clients’ needs.  

Banking & Finance

As Ukraine continues its structural reforms its financial sector and capital markets are restoring. Our team is here to advise you on any transactions—from cross-border acquisitions and mergers to joint ventures and spinoffs, and distressed acquisitions. We serve as counsels to the Ukrainian and international financial holdings, groups, corporations, banks, and other financial institutions.

Corporate and Commercial

Our lawyers provide legal advice on all aspects of corporate and commercial law. This includes the creation of businesses and the purchase of existing businesses, while always taking into account the interests and goals of clients.

Support Of Agreements

Gryphon Legal provides professional legal assistance in the negotiation and implementation of various types of transactions and agreements, as well as, determining all possible risks and legal consequences associated with their conclusion.


We complete the tasks associated with the creation and operation of large enterprises, their associations, industrial and financial groups, agro-holdings, large retail chains, and others, whose business transactions, under certain circumstances, may be considered as limiting competition on the market and require coordination with the AMC of Ukraine.

Intellectual Property

Gryphon Legal carries out pre-trial and judicial protection of violated intellectual property rights, including compensations for property or non-pecuniary damage caused by the violation of intellectual property rights.


Gryphon Legal has many years of experience of successful legal support of company human resources policies, as well as resolution of disputes arising between employees and employers, thereby increasing business efficiency.

Real Estate and Construction Legal Assistance

Our experts in real estate provide comprehensive legal and tax support of real estate transactions, as well as protecting the rights and interests of owners and legitimate users of real estate, both foreign and domestic.

Business Liquidation

We provide legal support for dissolution (liquidation) of enterprises, including financial institutions, financial and industrial groups, agricultural holdings, agricultural companies, large retail chains, business associations, corporations, concerns, etc., always taking into account the legal and tax risks, creditors’ claims, and the rights and interests of their participants (members, shareholders) and successors.