Recently released 2012 edition of Best Lawyers International, one of the most respected peer-review surveys, rates Asters and its lawyers at the very top of various practice areas for Ukraine.
This year the firm received top ranking in Ukraine in 8 practice areas – Corporate, M&A, Banking and Finance, Antitrust, Information Technology, Telecommunications, Advertising, and Labour and Employment.
Two Asters' partners got the Lawyer of the Year Award – Oleksiy Didkovskiy in M&A, and Armen Khachaturyan in Banking and Finance. Oleksiy Didkovskiy was also recognized as top practitioner in Corporate, Investment, IT and Telecommunications practice, and Armen Khachaturyan received top listings in Capital Markets, Corporate, Investment and M&A practices.
Individual recognitions from Best Lawyers International were also received in respective practices by the following Asters' partners and lawyers:
Roman Kostenko – Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate;
Tamara Lukanina – Labor and Employment;
Oleksandr Padalka – Corporate, M&A, IP, Advertising;
Iryna Pokanay – Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Project Finance and Development;
Vadym Samoilenko – Corporate, M&A;
Igor Svechkar – Antitrust, Corporate, M&A;
Tetiana Vovk – Antitrust.
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