Legal services of Metinvest, DTEK, Fozzy Group, FUIB and Ukrtelecom top 50 best rating
The legal departments of Ukraine's largest mining and metallurgical holding Metinvest, the largest private vertically integrated energy holding, DTEK, the largest food retailer, Fozzy Group, First Ukrainian International Bank (FUIB, Donetsk) and PJSC Ukrtelecom have been declared the best in Ukraine.
These are the results of the first independent study "The 50 leading legal departments of Ukraine," conducted by the Legal Practice newspaper.
The top ten companies also include PJSC PrivatBank, PJSC Kyivstar, Epicenter K LLC, PJSC Ukrgazvydobuvannia, and PJSC Alfa-Bank.
According to the study, the rating included the representatives of the best legal services of various sectors of the economy: agriculture, retail, metallurgy, banking, energy, transport, oil and gas, engineering and telecommunications.
It is noted that the organizers of the research after consultations with the market participants developed universal criteria applicable if not to all then to most legal services.
A press release from Metinvest notes that the management of the holding legal department was also the best among companies in the steel industry.
"The proper development of a system to manage legal risks is our trump card. We use it to avoid problems both of the owners of the group and its entire workforce," said the director for legal services at Metinvest, Svitlana Romanova.