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Ilyashev & Partners Strengthens its Presence in Europe

News date: 4 July 2022

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm is expanding its capabilities in the EU countries by starting cooperation with Glimstedt, one of the largest and reputable top-tier law firms in the Baltic Region and Sweden.

Meeting the new challenges facing Ukraine and foreign businesses in connection with the war in Ukraine, Ilyashev & Partners and Glimstedt, which has 13 offices in Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, have joined efforts to provide the widest range of services to their clients.

The new partnership significantly widens the range of opportunities for Ilyashev & Partners in terms of provision of legal services to its current clients in the Baltic Region, where the firm has a presence since 2016. At the same time, offices of Ilyashev & Partners in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro and Odesa will be able to ensure coordinated joint consulting on projects of the clients of Glimstedt in Ukraine.

“Close cooperation with Glimstedt will allow us to provide additional services to our clients and assist Baltic and Scandinavian companies in coming to Ukraine for its post-war reconstruction,” – said Mikhail Ilyashev, Managing Partner of Ilyashev & Partners. – “Our teams, as well as our clients, believe in the prospect of Ukraine’s EU membership and see the opportunities opening before them”.

“We are willing to ensure our presence in the countries that seem most promising to our clients, – said Randu Riiberg, Partner of Glimstedt. – Partnership with the largest legal network and the leader of Ukrainian court dispute resolution practice opens opportunities for complex support of the projects in our jurisdictions, providing our clients with a clear competitive advantage”.

Glimstedt Law Firm was founded in 1935. It currently has more than 250 employees in 13 offices in Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm was founded in 1997 and has more than 120 employees in Kyiv, Tallinn, Kharkiv, Dnipro and Odesa. The firm’s practice in Estonia is recommended by the international survey IFLR 1000.