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Ilyashev & Partners Supports Kyiv Arbitration Days as the General Partner

News date: 10 September 2021

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm became the General Partner of the international conference on international arbitration Kyiv Arbitration Days: Think Big!, held online on 10 September 2021. The event was organized by Ukrainian Bar Association.

Ilyashev & Partners won its first international arbitration back in 1999, when represented the interests of the international pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly in a dispute under the Arbitration Rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

Today, Ilyashev & Partners provides legal support and counseling in arbitrations under all major arbitration rules both in Ukraine and abroad, as well as in the proceedings to appeal, recognize and enforce the arbitral awards.

In 2020, Ilyashev & Partners became the first local law firm engaged by Ukraine to defend its interests in the interstate dispute. Ilyashev & Partners represented the Ukrainian side in the first arbitration dispute under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement related to the Ukraine’s moratorium on export of unprocessed timber. This interstate arbitration with the EU was the second arbitration case in the EU history.

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm is a leading law firm with 7 offices in Ukraine, Russia and Estonia. The company is a recognized leader in dispute resolution in Ukraine, is among top-3 law firms in the Ukrainian legal market and has the largest regional network in Ukraine.

Kyiv Arbitration Days is an annual conference on international arbitration that brings together the leading practitioners from different countries to exchange experience and practical knowledge, and discuss the pressing topics. Over the years of its existence, namely, since 2011, 362 experts and more than 1300 participants from 43 countries took part in the conference.