Asters is a Strategic Partner of Jessup National Rounds 2024, the largest international moot court competition in the world. The event will take place on 2-4 February 2024 at the Kyiv School of Economics, where law students will compete for the opportunity to represent Ukraine at the international rounds in Washington, DC in April 2024.
Asters' Partner Oleksandr Volkov is a member of the Final Round Bench of Jessup National Rounds. He has over 15 years of experience in international commercial, investment, and sports arbitration, as well as cross-border litigation. He is the Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Ukrainian Bar Association.
Asters' Counsel Anna Tkachova is an ambassador of Jessup Ukraine 2024. Anna will also judge preliminary and semi-final rounds of Jessup National Rounds. She has over 10 years of professional experience, including almost 4 years in the London office of a leading international law firm specialising in dispute resolution. Anna focuses on international arbitration (LCIA, ICSID, ICC and UNCITRAL) and cross-border litigation, as well as represents the Government of Ukraine and state-owned companies in investment arbitration proceedings.
She has been involved in Jessup moot court competition as a participant, trainer, and judge since 2012. In the interview, she shares her experience of the community's development, gives advice to the participants, and shares about how the legal market and the firm are going through the challenges of war. The full interview is available at this link.
Asters is the largest full-service law firm in Ukraine with offices in Kyiv, Brussels, London, and Washington, D.C. The firm has access to over 125 jurisdictions through a well-developed network of partner law firms