Asters Law Firm proudly welcomed world-class dispute resolution and arbitration practitioners at the Kyiv Arbitration Days 2016 (KAD) opening reception held on 2 November 2016 in a gallery-like space of Asters' office, located in the heart of Kyiv. Within the event the exhibition of Ukrainian Contemporary Sacred Art prearranged with assistance of Lviv Gallery IconArt was presented to the distinguished guests from all over the world.
Opening the event Armen Khachaturyan, Asters' Senior Partner, emphasized: "We are truly honored with an opportunity to host a national cultural event within KAD 2016 Conference. ArtAsters initiative has a goal to promote Ukrainian artists among business community in the country and on the global level. In line with this mission we are glad to present the exhibition of sacred art that has always been an integral part of the Ukrainian cultural heritage to prominent international arbitration experts."
“I very much enjoyed the hospitality and Ukrainian artistic works expressing eternal spiritual values within IconArt exhibition. I would like to thank Asters and UBA for this brilliant opportunity” – comments Stephen Jagusch QC, Partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, the largest law firm in the world devoted solely to business litigation and arbitration.
The reception in Asters' office preceded the Kyiv Arbitration Days 2016 Conference held under the auspices of the Ukrainian Bar Association in Kyiv on 3 November 2016. The KAD 2016 Conference provided a perfect opportunity for leading international arbitration experts to meet with their European and Ukrainian peers and created new and promising possibilities of future cooperation.
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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 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 and 2015 Top 50 Law Firms Annual National Ranking.