10 Asters lawyers have been recognized as world's leading law experts in their practice areas by the 2018 edition of Who's Who Legal, one of the most authoritative international legal reviews. The independent research process encompasses more than 2 million recommendations from private practice experts and client sources and researchers have travelled to more than 60 jurisdictions to investigate local markets.
Asters' lawyers recognized by Who's Who Legal 2018 for individual professional expertise include:
Managing Partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy – in Corporate: M&A, Government Contracts, Telecoms & Media, and Life Sciences;
Senior Partner Armen Khachaturyan – in Banking: Finance, Capital Markets; Corporate: M&A, Corporate: Corporate Governance; and Energy;
Vadym Samoilenko – in Corporate: M&A;
Igor Svechkar – in Competition;
Roman Kostenko – in Real Estate;
Yaroslav Petrov – in Arbitration, and Energy;
Alexey Pustovit – in Competition;
Julia Semeniy – in Patents;
Constantin Solyar - in Corporate: M&A;
and Counsel Gabriel Aslanian – in Banking: Finance, Capital Markets, and Project Finance.
Moreover, Asters Partner Igor Svechkar has been included into Who's Who Legal Thought Leaders 2018 list in Competition, and Asters Partner Yaroslav Petrov has been listed among Who's Who Legal Thought Leaders 2018 in Arbitration. Only those lawyers listed in WWL who obtained the biggest number of nominations from peers, corporate counsels and other market sources are considered for inclusion into the Thought Leaders ranking. In 2017 just the top two per cent of all the lawyers listed across all WWL guides were invited to participate in Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders edition.
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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. Asters is a winner of Ukraine Law Firm of the Year 2018 award by Who’s Who Legal and a two-time winner of the Law Firm of the Year: Ukraine and the CIS award (The Lawyer European Awards 2014 and 2015). It is also acknowledged as the Law Firm of the Decade by Ukraine's Legal Awards 2016. Asters 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.