The Best Lawyers International, one of the most respected global peer-review surveys, included the record breaking number – 15 legal practitioners representing Asters – in the list of outstanding legal experts in various practices in Ukraine in its 2018 edition. Moreover, Asters' Senior Partner Armen Khachaturyan has been recognized as The Lawyer of the Year in Banking and Finance Law, Partner Vadym Samoilenko is commended as The Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice, and Partner Roman Kostenko is awarded the same prestigious title in Construction Law.
The number of Asters' attorneys in the Best Lawyers' ranking grew from 2016-2017 and now includes: Managing Partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy in Corporate, Information Technology, Investment, Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance and Development, and Telecommunications; Senior Partner Armen Khachaturyan in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate, Energy and Natural Resources, Investment, Labor and Employment, Leveraged Buyouts, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Finance and Development, and Structured Finance; Partner Vadym Samoilenko in Capital Markets, Corporate Governance & Compliance, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Private Equity; Partner Igor Svechkar in Competition/Antitrust, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Corporate Law; Partner Iryna Pokanay in Banking and Finance, Project Finance and Development, and Capital Markets; Partner Tamara Lukanina in Energy and Natural Resources, Labor and Employment, and Telecommunications; Partner Roman Kostenko in Construction, Real Estate, Land Use and Zoning, Energy and Natural Resources, Oil and Gas, and Banking and Finance; Partner Svitlana Poroschuk in Banking and Finance, and Mergers and Acquisitions; Partner Alexey Pustovit in Competition/Antitrust; Partner Julia Semeniy in Intellectual Property; Partner Oleksandr Voznyuk in Competition/Antitrust; Partner Svitlana Chepurna (newly included) in Investment Law; Partner Oleksiy Demyanenko (newly included) in Mergers and Acquisitions; Counsel Ievgen Gusiev in Corporate Law, and Counsel Yaroslav Petrov (newly included) in Arbitration and Mediation.
"The unparalleled number of Asters' lawyers listed in such an influential global ranking as The Best Lawyers International signifies the Firm's leading role in the market and its reputation among our peers, – comments Asters' Managing Partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy, – We will keep paying our constant attention to professional excellence and top quality client service, and look forward to taking our successful partnership to new victories."
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