Criminal Law

Hillmont’s criminal defense team is comprised of experienced and highly professional attorneys predominantly with backgrounds working in Ukraine’s law-enforcement authorities.


We specialize in defending our clients’ interests when corporate conflicts become embroiled in the sphere of economic crime such as corporate raiding, abuse of power and corruption. Our attorneys have essential legal experience both in forming and executing an effective criminal defense strategy as well as representing our clients as plaintiffs in criminal procedure relating to:


  • embezzlement;
  • abuse of power;
  • excess of power;
  • negligence;
  • illegal bankruptcy and fraudulent bankruptcy;
  • insurance fraud;
  • tax evasion;
  • financial fraud;
  • corruption;
  • money laundering;
  • theft of trade secrets;
  • business/industrial espionage.


Attorneys of Hillmont Partners have successfully participated as defense counsel in resonant criminal cases in Ukraine ensuring hostile actions against our clients are neutralized. Such cases have resulted in the prosecution of parties that have attempted to misappropriate our clients’ assets. We work with international law enforcement agencies in the event that cross-border financial crimes have been committed.