Golovan & Partners is an association of advocates registered by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine in 1996. It is among the leading law firms of Ukraine, it is also a member of the European Business Association (EBA).
In the spring of 2017, the Golovan and Partners Law Firm representing the interests of the Isolation Foundation appealed to the Chairman of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Alexander Turchinov, requesting that several of its clients be included in the list of captured enterprises, before the return of which to the functioning in accordance with the legislation of Ukraine, the movement of goods through the contact line ceases. >>>
The managing partner of "Golovan and partners" Law Firm Igor Golovan and the founder of the "Isolation" Foundation Lyubov Mikhailova held a press conference. The purpose of the event is to call for discussion between human rights organizations, media and business representatives on the situation with the Fund. >>>
Thanks to the thorough and long work of the lawyers, the decision of the Zaporozhye region Court of Appeal canceled the decision of the investigating judge on the appointment of an unscheduled documentary check of the taxpayer and the refusal of the investigator to satisfy the petition. >>>
The European Court has transferred more than 12,000 cases of Ukrainians that relate to non-enforcement of decisions of Ukrainian courts to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe with a view to processing them in the framework of general measures specified in the pilot decision in the case Ivanov v. Ukraine. Among these cases, there are those that have been accompanied for many years by the lawyers of Golovan and Partners Law Firm. >>>
The advocates of Golovan and Partners Law Firm represent the interests of the company owned by a British investor when executing judicial decisions to collect from the budget the amounts of unrecovered value added tax and penalties for late refunding the tax. The State Treasury Service does not perform these judicial decisions motivating by the fact that the company is registered at the uncontrolled territory of Ukraine and by letters of the Security Service of Ukraine, which raised the issue of stopping operations with budgetary funds in favor of society. >>>
Commenting on the issue regarding the compliance of lawyers practicing law in the uncontrolled territories with ethics norms, Igor Golovan noted that on the basis that the lawyer should respect the Ukrainian Constitution, the laws of Ukraine and Ukrainian law at all, should assert respect for the profession of lawyers, there are certain doubts about that the employment of lawyer positions in the "ministries" of those quasi-republics positively affects the respect of the Ukrainian Bar. >>>
In June of this year, the managing partner of Golovan and Partners Law Firm Igor Golovan addressed with a lawyer's request to the State Tax Inspectorate in the Dneprovsky district of Kiev. The lawyer requested information about the he tax accounting of a particular individual. Namely - whether this person is registered as a self-employed person, performing an independent professional activity, or as an individual entrepreneur with a sign of exercising independent professional activity.<br> The tax office refused to provide information, referring to its confidentiality. >>>
The lawyers of Golovan and Partners Law Firm are protecting the interests of the client, in whose apartments police officers conducted three searches with violations of procedural rules.<br> For the time of searches, the criminal proceedings were not open. The searches were also carried out without a court order. Such actions by law enforcers violate, in particular, the rights of the client to respect of private and family life guaranteed by the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.<br> >>>
The lawyers of the Golovan and Partners Law Firm represent the interests of the retired judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine during his interrogation as a witness in criminal proceedings, which are investigated by the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine in connection with the fact of power usurpation by the former President of Ukraine and according to the opinion of the prosecutor's office that the Constitutional Court by deliberately adopted unjust judgements. The right of witnesses to use the assistance of a lawyer during interrogation was not always recognized. And it was the Constitutional Court of Ukraine and Golovan and Partners Law Firm that played a key role in the adoption of this right. >>>
The Managing Partner at Golovan & Partners Law Firm told "Yuridicheskaya Gazeta" about career and reputation, successful business and the principles of professional ethics hat affect the career. Answering the question about the principles of the successful work of the Law Firm, Igor Golovan, in particular, stated: "We always set ourselves the task not only to help our clients, but also to change the practice of law enforcement.The secret of success is not to be afraid of being the one who does things that others do not even dare to approach." >>>