Asters Law Firm has been listed in Legal Business’ Euro Elite 2016 annual report, dedicated to the leading legal advisers operating through the European region. The report has identified the top 100 independent law firms across Europe based on fresh research and tailored data from The Legal 500 EMEA.
"The Euro Elite 2016 is a new special annual report by Legal Business magazine recognizing the ever growing influence of independent law firms in Europe, – comments Asters' Senior Partner Armen Khachaturyan, – It is an honor to be on the list of the European best independent market players reflecting Asters' expertise, clients and history".
Legal Business’ Euro Elite recognizes independent law firms from over 40 European jurisdictions while excluding local offices of international firms. The selection of 100 firms featured in the report is based on the review by Legal Business of more than 150 of Europe's largest law firms by the number of lawyers, as well as more than 150 of the top-ranking firms in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA. A combined score was given to the size of the firm and its ranking in The Legal 500. The 100 European firms with the highest combined score, of which only two firms are from Ukraine, have been included in the Euro Elite list.
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Legal Business is the market-leading monthly magazine for the UK and global legal market. Published ten times a year, the magazine reaches thousands of readers across the UK and key financial centres of Europe, Asia and the US.
Asters is a full-service independent national law firm that has maintained a strong presence in Ukraine since 1995. Asters has been acknowledged as the Law Firm of the Decade by Ukraine's Legal Awards 2016. The Firm is a two-time winner of the Law Firm of the Year: Ukraine and the CIS award (The Lawyer European Awards 2014 and 2015), Law Firm of the Year (Ukraine) award (Who's Who Legal Awards 2014), Law Firm of the Year award (Ukrainian Legal Awards 2014) and is also named No.1 law firm in Ukraine according to the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Top 50 Law Firms Annual National Ranking.