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ESQUIRES provides full range of highly-qualified services regarding protection of the clients’ rights in criminal proceedings and in affairs with law enforcement agencies. We are able to ensure an effective counteraction to illegal takeovers, recovery of property to the lawful owners and rebuff of controlling authorities attempts to interfere into clients’ commercial activity.
The key target of ESQUIRES is to provide you with the opportunity to work efficiently, using the facilities and time for your business development, rather than spending them on inevitable conflicts with law enforcement agencies or unscrupulous partners / competitors.
Practice includes:

1) Business protection in relations with regulatory authorities (requests, inspections, acts of individual action, etc.): the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, State Emergency Service of Ukraine, State Labour Service of Ukraine;

2) Business protection against criminal risks;

3) Complex protection against criminal prosecution at all stages of the criminal proceedings;

4) Legal support in criminal proceedings;

5) Representation of the clients in relations with law enforcement authorities with respect to:

• requests of the law enforcement authorities;
• temporary access to the objects and documents;
• search of office / dwelling;
• examination of the companies’ owners, managers and employees.

6) Change all kinds of arrests

Recent experience:
  • Defense of the largest logistics center in Ukraine in criminal proceedings for a group of goods requiring a special temperature regime of storage;
  • Defense of the tender committee chairman regarding the development and construction of the largest sport arena in Ukraine;
  • Defense of the company’s chief executive officer of the largest importer of rubber in Ukraine regarding a suspicion of committing an economic crime;
  • Defense of the director of the Ukrainian company regarding charges of illegal VAT refunds in amount of tens of millions UAH;
  • Defense of the doctor in the case of human trafficking for the purpose of organs transplantation, which has become widely publicized in Ukraine;
  • Defense of the business of the Ukrainian company, the leader in the furniture industry;
  • Defense of the corporate top managers regarding charges of tax evasion.
Recent projects
Association of sole entrepreneurs "VIYAR"

Advising on business protection.

Wholesale market of the agricultural products "Stolychnyi"

Advising on business protection.

Logistics center "Arktyka"

– Representation of a client in criminal proceedings;
– Advising on business protection.

"Doctor LOR" – ENT clinic in Kyiv

Advising on business protection.

Company Solum LLC

– Removal of a freezing order;
– Consulting on business protection.

Key contacts
afanasiy-karlin
Opanas Karlin

e-mail: opanas.karlin@esquires.ua
+380 50 191 0125
+380 44 337 7007
+380 44 337 7008 / fax

afanasiy-karlin
Opanas Karlin

e-mail: opanas.karlin@esquires.ua
+380 50 191 0125
+380 44 337 7007
+380 44 337 7008 / fax