For the 6th consecutive year Asters retains its top rank as No.1 Law Firm in Ukraine according to the 50 Leading Law Firms annual rating published on 25 November 2016 by Legal Practice weekly.
The research underlines not only the dynamic pace of the Firm's development but also its highest reputation among peers. In particular, Asters has been acknowledged by the market rivals as No. 1 Law Firm and as the best one in Antitrust, Corporate and Energy & Natural Resources practices of law. Asters' Antitrust Practice remains an absolute leader by the number of successfully completed transactions advising clients in 14 out of 20 largest public deals in the field of the antitrust law.
"Staying at the top of the list of 50 leading law firms during the last six years is an unprecedented challenge for the Firm and at the same time a good evidence that we have taken the right course to enhance professional expertise and competitive edge," – comments Asters' Managing Partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy.
“This recognition could not have been achieved without the hard work of each member of the Asters' experienced and mobilized team capable of assisting clients with exemplary quality in the most complex business matters," – points out Armen Khachaturyan, Asters' Senior Partner.
The full list of 50 Leading Law Firms in Ukraine can be found following the link.
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The annual ranking 50 Leading Law Firms of Ukraine is a result of the comprehensive independent survey of the Ukrainian legal market carried out since 1997 by Legal Practice weekly. The ranking is based on a number of criteria, including the revenue for the last 12 months, number of lawyers, financial efficiency, reputation within legal community, completed transactions and litigation cases. The researched period covers 12 calendar months: IV quarter of 2015 and I-III quarters of 2016.
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.