DLA Piper is proud to announce that Illya Sverdlov has been admitted as an equity partner of DLA Piper International LLP. The promotion is effective from 1 May 2018 and will bring the total number of Partners to 7 in Kyiv.
Margarita Karpenko, Managing Partner of the 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".
Mr. Sverdlov has 15 years of experience in tax and heads the tax practice in the Kyiv office of DLA Piper. His clients include multinationals and large Ukrainian companies. Illya advises on direct and indirect taxation, international tax, transfer pricing, transactional tax and represents clients in tax disputes.
Mr. Sverdlov obtained his master's degree in law from Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University in 2002. Illya is a recommended lawyer for tax in Ukraine by international and Ukrainian legal directories (Chambers Europe, Best Lawyers, Tax Controversy Leaders Guide. International Tax Review, Legal Awards, Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients).