Specialisation in tax law
Anna Pogrebna is a partner and heads the tax practice of CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz in Kyiv. On top of this, she is an excellent legal expert to advise clients on banking and finance, real estate and construction, energy and energy efficiency issues. As a tax expert, she has profound experience advising local and foreign clients on domestic and international tax matters, always tailoring her advice to the industry of the client. She keeps track of changes in tax legislation in the country and offers her knowledge to clients in fields such as corporate tax, transfer pricing, VAT and customs duties. In addition, Anna Pogrebna advises clients on amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine, the MLI Convention and its impact on Ukraine-based subsidiaries of multinational corporations as well as double taxation treaties.
Clients appreciate her deep expertise and business-focused approach when it comes to planning and optimising tax operations, project structuring, international tax planning and tax efficiency projects. Moreover, she has a wealth of experience in representing clients before the state authorities and Ukrainian courts in complex tax disputes.
Anna Pogrebna is the co-author of the Ukraine chapter of the Tax Controversy publication by Getting the Deal Through for 2017 and 2018.
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 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 2012-2019 for her tax 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 has been admitted to the Ukrainian Bar since 2004.