Anna Zorya

Partner, Attorney-at-law
About lawyer

Head of Corporate / M&A practice, specializes in representing corporate clients and financial institutions in mergers and acquisitions, cross-border structured finance transactions and other transactions in the capital markets and debt financing

  • Experience

    Prior to joining Arzinger, Anna headed the Corporate / M&A at a Ukrainian law firm as a partner. She worked in the corporate practice and later in the tax practice of one of the leading CIS law firms. She has in-depth experience in corporate and tax law, understanding the needs of the clients, proposes tailor-made solutions for the tasks set by the clients.

  • Education

    Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Master of Law

  • Public activity

    Author of numerous publications in various business and specialized legal journals on corporate law and M&A.

    One of the lead members of legal team responsible for elaboration of the Draft Law of Ukraine "On Limited Liability and Additional Liability Companies".

  • Recognition & Awards

    • The IFLR 1000 2019: highlights Anna Zorya in Corporate and M&A practice.
    • Chambers Global 2018: ranked Anna Zorya in Corporate and M&A practice.  Anna represents clients from a range of sectors including agriculture and TMT. She handles a variety of joint ventures and cross-border acquisitions and recently assisted Concorde Capital with its investment into Hideez Technology.
    • Chambers Europe 2017 ranked Anna as well-regarded practitioner who is recognised for her role in M&A transactions: "With Anna everything is simple; she is quick and constructive."
    • The Legal 500 2017: Anna Zorya, who ‘finds out-of-the-box solutions’, advised D.E. Master Blenders on the local aspects of its $4.2bn joint venture with Mondelēz International.
    • Chambers and Partners 2016 guide admitted Anna Zorya as recognized professional which is described by clients as "really responsive and proactive in coming up with ideas." Anna is described as having particular expertise in transactions in the telecommunications and media sectors.
  • Membership in organizations

    Co-Chair of the Legal Committee at the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA)

    International Bar Association (IBA)

    American Bar Association (АВА)

    Deputy of the Committee on Corporate Law & Stock  Markets of Ukrainian Bar Association


  • Languages

    English, Russian, Ukrainian,