Retail and e-Commerce


The legal issues facing the retail and e-commerce sector change rapidly and it is important to react quickly and proactively to new regulations. Nobles provides strategic advice to conventional and web-based businesses. Our multidisciplinary approach and flexibility allows us to minimize the commercial risks of our clients and help them achive their long-term objectives. Nobles specialist team consists of litigation, corporate, commercial, employment, regulation, finance and tax lawyers. We are well-placed to advise on compliance, M&A, trade and distribution, IT, antitrust, procurement and litigation matters within the sector.

Our services


  • M&A transactions

  • Employment

  • Competition compliance

  • Data protection

  • Corporate and commercial contracts

  • Advertising and marketing matters

  • Conflict resolution

  • Intellectual property matters

  • Tax

Notable Experience


  • Advising Rocket Internet (various Ukrainian e-commerce / retail projects) on a number of restructurings and corporate matters and on potential acquisition of a startup venture in e-commerce industry (value over 2 million USD)

  • Advising Groupon Inc., NYSE listed company, on tax, employment, and potential trademark infringement litigation in Ukraine

  • Advising Otto Group on tax, employment and corporate law matters for the activities of its subsidiary in Ukraine

  • Successful litigation and amicable settlement with CEO and CMO of Otto Group in Ukraine

  • Representing LSG Sky Chefs in corporate and regulatory matters as well in disputes and negotiations with state enterprises, the Ministry of Infrastructure and the State Property Fund

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