Asters' position as a leading Ukrainian law firm is re-confirmed by Chambers Global 2021, a highly reputable international annual review of legal industry. The guide recognizes Asters in all practices surveyed with respect to Ukraine.
Asters Dispute Resolution team, an "outstanding department with impressive bench depth", has been recommended by Chambers Global 2021. The review praises Asters co-managing partner Serhii Sviriba as eminent practitioner "known for his vast amount of experience". Co-managing partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy is also recommended as eminent practitioner for his "strategic assistance in high-impact international disputes". "Known for his market-leading expertise" Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi "attracts praise for his client-oriented approach". Partner Gleb Bialyi is recognized for "a deep understanding of Ukrainian issues". Partner Andriy Pozhidayev "advances in the rankings as a result of positive market feedback and increasing visibility" and counsel Dmytro Shemelin is recommended for "his assistance in cross-border litigation and arbitration proceedings."
Asters' Banking & Finance "market-leading team" is ranked in the highest Band 1. The publication praises Asters' senior partner Armen Khachaturyan as eminent practitioner, the highest possible individual rank. The edition notes partner Iryna Pokanay praising her as "a solid professional with a proven track record". The research also distinguishes partner Roman Stepanenko and counsel Gabriel Aslanian.
In Corporate/M&A Chambers Global 2021 acclaims Asters as "one of the largest and most longstanding firms in Ukraine, boasting an impressive track record of transactions". Senior partner Armen Khachaturyan is recommended as eminent practitioner with "a wealth of experience". Partner Vadym Samoilenko is also highly commended for "a long track record in working on corporate governance, compliance and joint ventures matters". The research highlights partner Oleg Boichuk for his "understanding of deal structure".
Chambers Global 2021 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 over 200 jurisdictions and also includes region-wide and global-wide sections, recognizing the world's best lawyers.
Asters is the largest law firm in Ukraine with offices in Kyiv, Washington D.C., Brussels and London. Chambers Europe 2020 recognizes 21 lawyers of Asters – the largest number of the renowned practitioners in a single Ukrainian law firm.