Asters' position as a leading Ukrainian law firm is re-confirmed by Chambers Global 2019, one of the most influential international annual reviews of the legal services market. The guide recognizes Asters credentials in all practices surveyed in Ukraine.
Asters' Banking & Finance practice is ranked in Band 1. The publication praises Asters' senior partner Armen Khachaturyan as eminent practitioner, the highest possible individual rank. The edition notes partner Iryna Pokanay praising her for "responsiveness and attention to details". The research also distinguishes partner Roman Stepanenko pointing out his "proactive approach", and counsel Gabriel Aslanian emphasizing his "significant expertise working with development banks".
In Corporate/M&A Chambers Global 2019 acclaims Asters' co-managing partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy and senior partner Armen Khachaturyan as eminent practitioners. Partner Vadym Samoilenko is also highly commended in Corporate/M&A. The research particularly highlights his work for "international clients on day-to-day corporate governance issues".
Asters has also been recommended by Chambers Global 2019 in Dispute Resolution practice. The review praises Asters co-managing partner Serhii Sviriba as eminent practitioner who "retains an excellent reputation". Asters Partner Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi has been included into Band 1 with the research sources describing him as "one of the best arbitration lawyers in Ukraine". Partner Gleb Bialyi is recognized by Chambers Global 2019 for "his experience in domestic litigation cases", and counsel Dmytro Shemelin is recommended as a "good specialist" representing clients in cross-border litigation and international debt recovery.
Chambers Global 2019 is the culmination of thousands of in-depth interviews with lawyers and clients, carried out by the largest research team in the industry. It covers 190 countries worldwide and also includes region-wide and global-wide sections, recognizing the world's best lawyers.
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Asters is the largest law firm in Ukraine with offices in Kyiv, Washington D.C. and Brussels. Chambers Europe 2018 recognizes 22 lawyers of Asters – the largest number of the renowned practitioners in a single Ukrainian law firm.