Taras Burhan - English speaking lawyer in Ukraine

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Taras Burhan concentrates his practice in the areas of banking, corporate and real estate law. Mr. Burhan represents banks and financial institutions in lending transactions with corporate clients; foreign and local investors in acquisitions or disposals of existing businesses; investment funds, developers and wealthy individuals in real estate transactions. He offers over fifteen years of legal experience in banking, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and litigation matters.

Mr. Burhan graduated cum laude from the Lviv National University Law Faculty in 1997. He then expanded his education abroad.

Mr. Burhan holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Cambridge and a Master of Law degree from the Columbia University School of Law.

Originally from Lviv, Mr. Burhan spent more than ten years in Kyiv practicing law as a lawyer at well-known international law firms, representing global and regional clients on a number of complex multi-million dollar deals. When he returned to Lviv in 2006, he was appointed as an advisor to the City Mayor, and later as a head of newly established Investments Office at Lviv City Council. During his two-year clerkship, Mr. Burhan and his team successfully realized a dozen of remarkable projects for the municipality and received a special appreciation from Mayor Sadovyy for significant input in preparation of the city for UEFA EURO-2012 Football Championship.

In 2012 Mr. Burhan, a seasoned Ukrainian lawyer who is also admitted to practice as an attorney and counselor-at-law in the state of New York, founded his own law firm in Lviv. Taras Burhan Law Office LLC is a boutique firm of very efficient professionals, as clients say. The team has a personalized approach to each client and each matter. “We understand the needs of our clients, and as we are result oriented – we are offering practical and affordable solutions”, – Mr. Burhan summarizes.

Since 2017, Mr. Burhan has been cooperating with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as a legal consultant on a number of projects: Crop Receipts in Ukraine (2017-2020), Ukrainian Agricultural Capital Markets Development Project (since 2021), Asset-based Financing (ABF) Reform in Ukraine (since 2023).

Taras Burhan is a frequent speaker at various professional seminars and conferences. He is also an author or co-author of many legal articles and publications (available on the Internet). In his spare time, Taras enjoys swimming, biking and skiing. Being a beagle breeder, he also takes pleasure in providing pro bono legal support to other pet owners.