Asters Law Firm supported the EU Economic Law Summer School organized by the Faculty of Law of Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman on 4-10 July 2016. The participants of the Summer School visited Asters' office, where they attended the lecture of Asters' partner Julia Semeniy and had an opportunity to get acquainted with the daily work of one of the largest Ukrainian law firms from inside.
"We are confident that the future of Ukraine is in the hands of this young, very talented and promising intellectual elite of our country. Organization and support of educational projects is one of the key elements of Asters' corporate social responsibility", - says Julia Semeniy, partner at Asters.
"Taking into account the intensification of Ukraine's integration with the European Union a launch of the EU Economic Law Summer School for the best students from leading Ukrainian universities is a large investment into the further development of our country. We are grateful to Asters for the support of our initiative", - comments Olena Nazarenko, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Law of Kyiv National Economic University and coordinator of the EU Economic Law Summer School.
25 students studying Law and Economic sciences in 20 leading universities of Ukraine were preselected to join the Summer School. During one week the participants of the School attended lectures dedicated mainly to the economic aspects of the European integration. Speakers' panel of the School included Ukrainian and foreign lecturers – experts in the EU Law, as well as legal practitioners from leading Ukrainian law firms. The EU Economic Law Summer School was supported by European Business Association (EBA).
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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.