Asters' position as a leading Ukrainian law firm is re-confirmed by Chambers Global 2017, one of the most influential international annual reviews of the legal services market. The guide highly distinguishes Asters' professional achievements in all practices surveyed in Ukraine.
Asters' Banking & Finance practice is ranked in Band 1. The publication praises Asters' senior partner Armen Khachaturyan as eminent practitioner, the highest possible individual rank. The edition notes partner Iryna Pokanay recognizing that she "enjoys an excellent reputation and leads on some of the biggest mandates in the market." The research also distinguishes counsel Gabriel Aslanian emphasizing that he "climbs a tier following strong feedback from both clients and peers."
In Corporate/M&A Chambers Global 2017 also acclaims Asters' senior partner Armen Khachaturyan as eminent practitioner who is a "role model, the one people listen to." The publication recommends managing partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy with clients' feedbacks describing him as "always a pleasure to work with on a personal basis." Partner Vadym Samoilenko is also highly commended in Corporate/M&A. The research particularly highlights his involvement in legal reform initiatives.
Asters has also been recommended by Chambers Global 2017 in Dispute Resolution practice. The review praises managing partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy who "heads the team, assisting clients with strategic insights in contentious matters."
Chambers Global 2017 is the culmination of thousands of in-depth interviews with lawyers and clients, carried out by the largest research team in the industry. It covers 190 countries worldwide and also includes region-wide and global-wide sections, recognizing the world's best lawyers.
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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, 2015 and 2016 Top 50 Law Firms Annual National Ranking.