Asters is further expanding its industry-focused expertise with the addition of Yuriy Kotliarov as a partner in charge of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice effective 24 January 2018. Furthermore, Sergiy Tsyba has joined the Firm's TMT practice as a counsel.
Yuriy Kotliarov has extensive work experience both in consulting business and in technology and telecommunications industries, including working for 9 years as Head of Legal Department at Ukrtelecom, the largest telecommunications operator in Ukraine. Yuriy is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences, as well as an originator and supporter of legislative and regulatory initiatives. Yuriy Kotliarov's portfolio includes advising multinational corporations and major Ukrainian companies such as Vodafone Ukraine, Telia Carrier, and Volia-Cable.
Sergiy Tsyba is an expert in Technology, Media and Telecommunications. He specializes in TMT regulations both according to the Ukrainian and the EU legislation, and in competition law. Sergiy holds LL.M in International Taxation from the St. Thomas University (USA) and master of law degree from the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University.
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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 extensive industry-specific experience and plays a leading role in advising clients in various market sectors. The Firm has consistently remained at the top of the Ukrainian legal market throughout its history being acknowledged as the Law Firm of the Decade by Ukraine's Legal Awards 2016.The Firm is also a two-time winner of the Law Firm of the Year: Ukraine and the CIS award (The Lawyer European Awards 2014 and 2015) and holds top positions in the most authoritative international and Ukrainian market reviews: The Legal 500, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, IFLR 1000, Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyers, Expert Guides, and Top 50 Law Firms Annual National Ranking.