News date: 25 June 2015
Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm occupies the 3-rd rank among the leading Ukrainian law firms in the sphere of energy and infrastructure, and its Managing Partner, Mikhail Ilyashev, was distinguished as a leading legal expert by independent international research IFLR1000 Energy and Infrastructure 2015.
Energy and Infrastructure
Mikhail Ilyashev, Managing Partner of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, often takes charge over the firm’s projects in the sphere of energy and infrastructure.
Clients in the energy sector recommend the firm to its colleagues. One of the clients whose interests the firm represented in arbitration procedures states: “The firm has a reliable team of professionals and their knowledge and expertise in law is beyond competition. They are capable of doing large volumes of tasks within strict deadlines. Many lawyers, and partners above all, provide excellent strategically-important reliable and well-founded recommendations. This is my number one in many cases”. Another client consulted by the firm in corporate matters pointed out that: “In general, this firm is a team of professionals targeted to provide prompt and timely advice”.
Settlement of disputes is one of the firm’s specialization practices which boasted the biggest volume of work in 2014. Among the projects was representation of interests of Black Iron, Canadian iron ore exploration and development company, in the disputes with the State Environmental Inspectorate regarding the company’s activities in Ukraine. The project was headed and supervised by the Partners of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Roman Marchenko and Maksym Kopeychykov.
Among the projects supervised by Mikhail Ilyashev was advising the client in the process of privatization of several small hydro-electric power stations in Poltava and Kyiv Regions.
It needs to be reminded that Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm had been previously ranked No. 3 in the sphere of Mergers & Acquisitions according to the research IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2015.
About IFLR1000: IFLR1000 – is the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. The first rankings were published in 1990 and currently the research covers over 120 jurisdictions worldwide.
IFLR1000 focuses on two specific research projects: Energy and Infrastructure (published in June), Financial and Corporate (published in October), providing an annual overview of activities of law firms by practice areas and jurisdiction, recommendations of clients and colleagues, as well as examples of major deals. The guide is published by publishing house Legal Media Group which is the legal publishing arm of Euromoney.