News date: 22 December 2009
Mikhail Ilyashev, Managing Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm was awarded as an Honored Lawyer of Ukraine by the President of Ukraine Decree*.
Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm has been in charge of many high-profile litigations. Recent projects include representation of Altimo (Russia) in dispute with Telenor Group (Norway) on control of Kyivstar, representation of UKRGAZ-ENERGO in the case of an attempt to liquidate it on the claim of Naftogaz of Ukraine.
This honorary title was awarded to Mikhail Ilyashev for “development of the rule of law, high professionalism in protection of constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens” as mentioned in the Decree.
For reference: Honored Lawyer of Ukraine is an honorary title of Ukraine to be awarded by the President of Ukraine under the Law of Ukraine “On the national awards of Ukraine”. In compliance with the Regulations on honorary titles of Ukraine dd. 29 June 2001, this title shall be awarded: lawyers employed with government authorities and local government authorities, public prosecutor’s office, justice, state security, interior, bar, with companies, institutions, organisations, for considerable contribution in development of the rule of law.
* Presidential Decree dd. 18 December 2009 No. 1072/2009 “On Conferring the National Awards of Ukraine to celebrate the Legal Profession Day”.