Anzhela Makhinova focuses on international trade. She specialises in trade defence remedies (anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, safeguards), representing both exporters and domestic industry in Ukraine and abroad. Anzhela has already participated in more than 50 trade investigations in Ukraine and abroad and represented the interests and advised clients in six WTO cases at different stages (starting from consultations and to arbitration related to reasonable implementation period).
Anzhela also has advised clients in about 150+ different trade compliance projects related to sanctions, customs laws and procedures, export controls, product safety of food and non-food products, obtaining different permits/licenses, consumer rights protection etc. Mrs. Makhinova has participated in different comprehensive regulatory monitoring projects for heavily regulated industries (e.g. tobacco products, alcoholic beverages, medicinal products, agrichemicals etc.) as well as in elaborating draft laws introducing new and/or amending current regulatory requirements applicable to the said industries.
Anzhela has also advised clients on cross-border trade transactions and contracts, to name but a few: agency, distribution, franchising contracts, contracts on provision of different services, supply contracts, hotel management contracts etc.
Ms Makhinova has been engaged as a legal expert in different comprehensive projects related to conclusion of new or amending the existing free trade agreements of Ukraine with the third countries.
Anzhela Makhinova is “truly amazing” and is “extremely knowledgeable about legal aspects of handling anti-dumping cases and WTO rules.”
“She is one of the most experienced people dealing with international trade issues in Ukraine.”
Who’s Who Legal: Trade & Customs 2017
“Anzhela Makhinova is a leading international trade lawyer. She is a leader with best knowledge and practice of trade Law.”
“Anzhela Makhinova is very practical, knowledgeable and business-oriented. She is the #1 choice in Ukraine.”
The Legal 500 EMEA, 2021