Team

Our associates are full service lawyers qualified to handle issues having to do with different practice areas and industries. We understand legal needs of our clients, stand up for their rights and assist their growth and prosperity.

Görlitz & Partner support complicated transactions requiring collective contribution and ability to work in a multi-party environment. Our associates are highly collaborative and capable to perform efficiently as a consolidated team on a local and international level.

 

Rechtsberatung Ukraine

Mr. Hermann Görlitz, partner, graduated from the law school in the USSR and in Germany, obtained a PhD degree in Russia, is an attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt) in Germany. Since 1996 he has been providing legal services to western investors in Moscow. Before founding Görlitz & Partner in 2004, Mr. Görlitz had been the head of Moscow office of major German auditing, tax and legal consultancy firm. Mr. Görlitz's native languages are German and Russian. He is also responsible for the projects in Kazakhstan and Ukraine.

Mrs. Yelyzaveta Melnychenko, partner, lawyer (Ukraine), graduated from the Institute for foreign relations of the national Taras-Schwetschenko-University in Kiev, she has been practicing as a lawyer in Kiev since 2000. In 2000 Mrs. Melnychenko founded the Ukrainian law firm "Melnychenko & Likarchuk". She is specialized in company and labour law, arbitration proceedings and mediation. Mrs. Melnychenko`s native languages are Ukrainian and Russian. She is business fluent in English.

Mr. Yuriy Rylach, partner, Ukrainian lawyer, has been working as a lawyer in Kiev since 2001. Prior to joining Goerlitz & Partner Mr. Rylach worked with one of the largest international law firms. Mr. Rylach has wide experience in cross-border M&A, corporate law including international corporate group restructuring, commercial law, civil aviation law, international hotel management transactions, tax law, labour law. In his practice Mr. Rylach acted for large international hotel operators, civil aircraft leasing companies, multinational manufacture and trade companies. Mr. Rylach is fluent in Ukrainian, Russian, English and French.

 

Rechtsberatung Russland 

Mr. Hermann Görlitz, partner, graduated from the law school in the USSR and in Germany, obtained a PhD degree in Russia, is an attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt) in Germany. Since 1996 he has been providing legal services to western investors in Moscow. Before founding Görlitz & Partner in 2004, Mr. Görlitz had been the head of Moscow office of major German auditing, tax and legal consultancy firm. Mr. Görlitz's native languages are German and Russian. He is also responsible for the projects in Kazakhstan and Ukraine.

Mrs. Marina Görlitz, partner, attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwältin) in Germany, studied in the USSR and in Germany. Since 1998 she has been providing legal services to clients from western Europe in the CIS-countries. Before the foundation of Görlitz & Partner she had worked for major German auditing, tax and legal consultancy firm in Moscow and Nuremberg. Mrs. Görlitz's native languages are German and Russian.

Mrs. Alexandra Guselnikova, partner, graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University and has been working as a lawyer since 2001. Mrs. Guselnikova is specialized in company, labour and real estate law. Mrs. Guselnikova's native language is Russian. She has good command of English and is business fluent in German.

Mr. Sergey P. Krasheninnikov, partner, admitted as tax consultant, auditor and appraiser in Russia. Since 1993 he has been providing tax consultancy to western investors, performing audits of Russian companies according to local regulations (HB I) and conducting property evaluations. Besides, Mr. Krasheninnikov is responsible for the outsourcing accountancy services and all issues related to bookkeeping.

 

Rechtsberatung Kasachstan 

Mr. Alexander Ries, partner graduated from the law school in the USSR and in Germany. Before admission to the bar in Germany (Rechtsanwalt) he had worked as a judge in the commercial court of Almaty. Since 1998 Mr. Rice has been providing legal consulting services to clients from western Europe in the CIS-countries, in particular, in Kazakhstan and Belarus. Mr. Ries is responsible for Görlitz & Partner office in Almaty. He is also available in his office in Duisburg. The native languages of Mr. Ries are German and Russian.