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Chambers Global 2022: Ilyashev & Partners Is the Undisputed Leader for Domestic Dispute Resolution in Ukraine

News date: 17 February 2022

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm headed the Chambers Global 2022 rating in the field of Dispute Resolution: Domestic – Ukraine, becoming the only Band 1 firm. The results of the survey were published on 17 February 2022.

Ilyashev & Partners has maintained its undisputed leadership in the largest survey of the global legal services market since 2019. The Senior Partner Roman Marchenko also received high personal recognition, having retained for the fourth year in a row the status of the only Band 1 practitioner in the dispute resolution 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 3)

What the team is known for

Ilyashev & Partners is renowned for its strong presence on the domestic litigation scene, with outstanding capabilities in commercial dispute resolution. The law firm is particularly active in corporate, contractual, tax and major debt recovery disputes, as well as assisting with matters against state authorities and banks. The legal practice acts on notable disputes within the energy sector. Ilyashev & Partners is also active in cross-border disputes, including international arbitration, with particular experience in commercial arbitration mandates. The law firm has noteworthy activity in shareholder disputes and in defence of significant business people against allegations of embezzlement and fraud. The legal practice is active in applying to the ECtHR in disputes relating to alleged infringement of property rights.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Mikhail Ilyashev is highly regarded for his wealth of expertise in handling a broad variety of litigation, including in relation to the agriculture, manufacturing and energy industries. Clients praise his expertise as well as “his strategy-building and knowledge of the market“.

Senior partner Roman Marchenko is a market-leading litigator handling disputes in Ukrainian courts who is described as an “endless source of ideas“. He also has a notable presence in international arbitration, representing clients from the banking, aviation and energy sectors. “Roman Marchenko was truly excellent. He gave some excellent expert advice, and was really dynamic and able to adjust to the case really well,” – reports an interviewee.

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

The international legal directory Chambers Global has been traditionally ranking Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm as Band 1 in the Dispute Resolution practice in Ukraine since 2014, and the law firm has been the only Band 1 firm in this practice for four years in a row already.

Managing Partner Mikhail Ilyashev and Senior Partner Roman Marchenko are internationally recognized as 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. Established in 1990, it covers over 200 jurisdictions throughout the world.