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Chambers Global 2023 Recommends Ilyashev & Partners as One of the Leading Law Firms in Dispute Resolution for Ukraine

News date: 17 February 2023

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm is recommended by the international legal directory Chambers Global 2023 in Dispute Resolution for Ukraine. A list of the top dispute resolution lawyers in Ukraine published by Chambers Global 2023 features Managing Partner Mikhail Ilyashev and Senior Partner Roman Marchenko. Survey results were released on 16 February 2023.

Dispute Resolution is a key practice area of Ilyashev & Partners. Every year the firm acts in more than 500 litigations. For the first time Mikhail Ilyashev was included into the Chambers Global rating back in 2006, and Roman Marchenko in 2011. The firm has maintained Band 1 status in Dispute Resolution for Ukraine since 2014.

Due to the war in Ukraine, Chambers Global refused to create rating tables in 2023 or separate Domestic and International Dispute Resolution. The directory evaluated Ukrainian law firms on the basis of their ongoing disputes in domestic courts, including criminal defense, enforcement proceedings, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution projects.

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.

Senior Partner Roman Marchenko is a market-leading litigator handling disputes in Ukrainian courts. He also has a notable presence in international arbitration, representing clients from the banking, aviation and energy sectors.

Chambers Global is the leading international legal directory and was established in 1990 and now covers over 200 jurisdictions throughout the world.