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Chambers Global 2020: Ilyashev & Partners — No. 1 for Domestic Dispute Resolution in Ukraine

News date: 14 February 2020

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm headed the Chambers Global 2020 rating in the field of Dispute Resolution: Domestic – Ukraine, becoming the only Band 1 firm in this practice. According to the survey conducted by Chambers Global 2020, published on 13 February 2020, the Senior Partner Roman Marchenko is the only Band 1 practitioner within the practice.

Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution: Domestic (Band 1)

Leading lawyers: Roman Marchenko (Band 1) and Mikhail Ilyashev (Band 2)
Dispute Resolution: International (Band 2)
Leading lawyers: Roman Marchenko (Band 2)

What the team is known for

Renowned for its strong presence on the domestic litigation scene, with outstanding capabilities in commercial dispute resolution. Particularly active in corporate, contractual, tax and major debt recovery disputes, as well as assisting with matters against state authorities and banks. Also active in cross-border disputes, including international arbitration, with particular experience in commercial arbitration mandates. Noted for its growing white-collar crime practice. Noteworthy activity in shareholder disputes and in defence of significant business people against allegations of embezzlement and fraud. Active in applying to the ECtHR in disputes relating to alleged infringement of property rights.

Notable practitioners

A highly respected figure in this space, Mikhail Ilyashev draws praise for his considerable experience in litigation. “He is a very experienced partner and he is definitely recommended for work for big companies,” a client says, while another notes his strong presentation skills. He is also regularly engaged as an independent expert in international arbitration proceedings.
A market-leading figure, Roman Marchenko is renowned in this sphere for his expertise in both domestic and international disputes. “He knows the court process very well,” a source says. His enviable scope of expertise also includes experience acting as an arbitrator.

Dispute resolution is a key practice area of Ilyashev & Partners. Every year the firm provides legal support and counseling in more than 500 litigations.

Managing Partner Mikhail Ilyashev and Senior Partner Roman Marchenko are internationally recognized as one of the leading lawyers in dispute resolution in Ukraine. For the first time Mikhail Ilyashev was included into the Chambers Global rating back in 2006, and Roman Marchenko in 2011.

Chambers Global is the leading international legal directory and was established in 1990 and now covers over 190 jurisdictions throughout the world.