Partner Kateryna Gupalo

PRACTICES: Tax and customs disputes, White Collar Crime

INDUSTRIES: Agriculture


Phone: +38 044 390 55 33




  • National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
  • University of Salamanca (Spain), LLM


Kateryna Gupalo, Attoney-at-law, Partner, heads our Tax and Customs Disputes as well as White Collar Crime practices.

Prior to joining Arzinger, Kateryna practiced tax law at a leading law firm (WTS Consulting - KM Partners till 2014). Kateryna’s expertise involves representation of companies with foreign investments in more than a hundred court disputes with tax and customs authorities. The relevant companies include, in particular, Ukrainian subsidiaries of multinational grain-trading companies and other agribusiness representatives as well as food, timber processing and construction companies, etc.

Due to her understanding of the relevant business processes Kateryna can effectively defend client companies in criminal proceedings against officials in pre-trial investigations as well as in trials proper.

Apart from that, her area of practice includes appeals against regulatory acts by administrative procedures.

Kateryna is an active participant of scientific and practical conferences and forums.


Chambers Europe 2017, 2018: recommends in Tax Law and Dispute Resolution WCC

Who's Who Legal recognized Katerina Gupalo in Business Crime Defense

I'd name her a very active tax litigator," says one source.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, 2018: recommends in Dispute Resolution

Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2019 names Kateryna among the best lawyers in Criminal Defense

Women in Investigations 2018 by the Global Investigations Review lists Kateryna among top 100 women-experts in the world

National ranking “Ukrainian Law Firms 2017, 2018. A Handbook for Foreign Clients”: acknowledges Kateryna as one of the leading Ukrainian lawyers in criminal law.


  • International Bar Association (IBA Corporate Counsel Forum Liaison Officer)
  • American Bar Association
  • Board member of Ukrainian Advocates' Association
  • Head of Committee on Business Protection of the NGO ‘Union of the Ukrainian Entrepreneurs’.

LANGUAGES: Ukrainian, Russian, English, Spanish


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