Based on many years of dedicated service to the firm and considerable growth in professional skills and expertise in their respective fields of practice effective 28 February 2014 Asters' counsel Svitlana Chepurna and four senior associates Yevgen Kravtsov, Yevgen Porada, Andriy Pozhidayev and Kostyantyn Solyar have been promoted to Asters' partners and senior associates Gabriel Aslanyan and Oleksiy Demyanenko to counsels. Collectively, the group of new partners and counsels represent Asters' key practices of banking and finance, M&A, corporate, tax, regulatory compliance, labor and litigation.
As a result of the announced promotions Asters currently has 14 partners and 6 counsels.
Asters' managing partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy comments: "Asters' continued commitment to retaining and promoting its best human asset is evident in this 2014 promotion class. The promoted lawyers represent Asters' quality, breadth, and depth and demonstrate our ongoing investment in business and the firm's strategic course on incentivizing younger legal talent. This course led recently to a number of other decisions directed at a more efficient partnership organization. We congratulate all newly promoted lawyers 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 and counsels who went a long way from the firm's start-ups to professional maturity. 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. As a result the firm got an exemplary professional leadership matching Asters' leading position in the market."