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Anna Pogrebna

Partner
RRH

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz TOV
19B Instytutska St.
01021 Kyiv
Ukraine
Languages Ukrainian, Russian, German, English, Dutch
Banking & Finance

Anna Pogrebna is a partner at CMS in Kyiv focusing on banking & finance, and real estate and tax law. She has developed a strong banking and finance practice of the office. Clients praise Anna Pogrebna for her professionalism and for understanding of their business. Over the last years, she has been a trusted advisor for such well-known international banks.

Anna Pogrebna joined CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz in Kyiv in April 2012. She completed her studies of law at the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv. She also holds a Master’s degree in translation for German and English. With over eight years of experience in an international law firm and more than five years as in-house counsel for an agricultural company in Ukraine, Anna Pogrebna not only offers outstanding legal advice, but also knows the needs of clients from a company perspective.

Anna has also been recommended by Legal 500 EMEA 205-206 in banking and finance practice. 

Anna Pogrebna also acts as a legal counsel (Vertrauensanwältin) for the Economic and Trade Affairs Department of the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine. She is admitted to the Ukrainian Bar since 2004.

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“Anna Pogrebna ... covers banking and finance and real estate matters ... and is highlighted by commentators for her commercial knowledge.”

Chambers Europe 2014

Education

2002 – Law, Taras Shevchenko National University, Kyiv, Ukraine
1998 – Interpreting / Translation, Taras Shevchenko National University, Kyiv, Ukraine
1998 – DAAD Scholarship at Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

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Memberships

  • Member of the Round Table on Flexibility, Security and Efficiency of Security Rights over Real Property in Europe with vdp (Verband deutscher Pfandbriefbanken, Berlin)
  • International Fiscal Association, Ukraine Branch
  • Ukrainian Bar association
  • European Business Association
  • American Chamber of Commerce
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Tax

Anna Pogrebna is a partner at CMS in Kyiv focusing on tax, banking & finance, and real estate law. As a tax expert, she regularly provides advice on domestic tax, including corporate tax, transfer pricing, VAT and customs duties. She also has a wealth of experience in planning and optimising tax operations, structuring projects, international tax planning, double taxation treaties and tax efficiency projects. In addition, Anna Pogrebna regularly handles complex tax disputes for her clients, which are international major companies.

Anna Pogrebna joined CMS in Kyiv in April 2012. She completed her studies of law at the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv. She also holds a Master’s degree in translation for German and English. With over eight years of experience in an international law firm and more than five years as in-house counsel for an agricultural company in Ukraine, Anna Pogrebna not only offers outstanding legal advice, but also knows the needs of clients from a company perspective.

Anna Pogrebna also acts as a legal counsel (Vertrauensanwältin) for the Economic and Trade Affairs Department of the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine. She is admitted to the Ukrainian Bar since 2004.

Anna Pogrebna has been selected by Who’s Who Legal: CIS 2010 as one of the world's leading tax lawyers. She has also been recommended by Legal 500 EMEA 2012-2016 in tax practice.

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“Anna Pogrebna is helping to boost the profile of the firm’s tax department. She covers banking and finance and real estate matters, in addition to her tax work, and is highlighted by commentators for her commercial knowledge.”

Chambers Europe 2014

Education

2002 – Law, Taras Shevchenko National University, Kyiv, Ukraine
1998 – Interpreting / Translation, Taras Shevchenko National University, Kyiv, Ukraine
1998 – DAAD Scholarship at Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

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Memberships

  • Member of the Round Table on Flexibility, Security and Efficiency of Security Rights over Real Property in Europe with vdp (Verband deutscher Pfandbriefbanken, Berlin)
  • International Fiscal Association, Ukraine Branch
  • Ukrainian Bar association
  • European Business Association
  • American Chamber of Commerce
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Real Estate & Construction

Anna Pogrebna is a partner at CMS in Kyiv focusing on real estate, banking & finance, and tax law. With over eight years of experience in an international law firm and more than five years as in-house counsel for an agricultural company in Ukraine, Anna Pogrebna not only offers outstanding legal advice, but also knows the needs of clients from a company perspective.

Anna Pogrebna is a renowned expert in the field of real estate and construction. She regularly advises major Ukrainian and international businesses on structuring the legal and tax aspects of their property transactions, sales and purchases of properties through asset and share deals, property finance, as well as on various construction and infrastructure projects. Clients praise her for her professionalism, commitment and for understanding of their business. International major companies entrusted their legal and tax matters to her.

Anna Pogrebna joined CMS in Kyiv in April 2012. She completed her studies of law at the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv. She also holds a Master’s degree in translation for German and English. Clients praise Anna Pogrebna for her professionalism, commercial knowledge and understanding of their needs.

Anna is ranked among leading practitioners in the Real Estate and Construction practice areas by the recent Legal 500 ranking in 2016. 

Anna Pogrebna also acts as a legal counsel (Vertrauensanwältin) for the Economic and Trade Affairs Department of the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine. Anna is admitted to the Ukrainian Bar since 2004.

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“Anna Pogrebna ... covers banking and finance and real estate matters ... and is highlighted by commentators for her commercial knowledge.”

Chambers Europe 2014

Listed as „leading individual“.

Legal500 2016

CMS is appreciated for its "excellent advice, fast responses and very good market knowledge"

Legal 500, 2016

Education

2002 – Law, Taras Shevchenko National University, Kyiv, Ukraine
1998 – Interpreting / Translation, Taras Shevchenko National University, Kyiv, Ukraine
1998 – DAAD Scholarship at Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

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Memberships

  • Member of the Round Table on Flexibility, Security and Efficiency of Security Rights over Real Property in Europe with vdp (Verband deutscher Pfandbriefbanken, Berlin)
  • International Fiscal Association, Ukraine Branch
  • Ukrainian Bar association
  • European Business Association
  • American Chamber of Commerce
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