Based on many years of dedicated service to the firm and considerable growth in professional expertise in their respective fields of practice effective 15 January 2015 Asters' counsels Oleksiy Demyanenko and Alexey Khomyakov have been promoted to the firm's partners. New partners represent Asters' key practices.
Oleksiy Demyanenko focuses on transactional work (M&A, banking and finance, capital markets), aviation, corporate restructuring of business, currency control and cross-border planning for private clients. According to Chambers Europe, he is praised by clients for his "efficient deal management and hands-on involvement" and "understands what the client needs, and what the client wants to achieve".
Alexey Khomyakov primarily focuses on taxation. His additional areas of practice include M&A, asset management, securities, and foreign investments.
As a result of the announced promotions Asters total number of partners has grown to 17.
Asters' managing partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy comments: "Asters' continued commitment to retaining and promoting its best human asset is evident in this 2015 partner appointments. The newly elected partners are an excellent example of the quality of Asters' team and demonstrate our ongoing investment in the firm's businessand strategic course on incentivizing younger legal talent. We congratulate our new partners and wish them every success in the future.”
Asters' senior partner Armen Khachaturyan adds: "These promotions are based on high merits of the new partners who went a long way to professional maturity within Asters and contributed a lot to Asters' success. We look forward to having them continuing provision of excellent legal service to the firm's clients, developing its business, enhancing strategy and effective solutions."