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Ilyashev & Partners Signs a Memorandum of Cooperation with Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University

News date: 10 May 2023

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University.

The Memorandum concluded between the leading law firm Ilyashev & Partners and one of the top law universities of Ukraine is aimed at the practical realization of scientific and educational potential. Kharkiv office of Ilyashev & Partners, which has been operating since 1999 and is ranked as one of the leaders of the legal market in the region by the annual research program 50 Leading Law Firms of Ukraine 2022, will join the cooperation.

According to the Memorandum, cooperation will be implemented in the following directions:

  • holding innovative educational events (master classes, practical seminars, open lectures, and trainings);
  • organizing student intern programs, traineeships and assistance in students’ employment;
  • arranging joint scientific research activities;
  • ensuring the possibility of joining the Paralegal School project.

Paralegal School, created on the basis of the Faculty of Advocacy of Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, aims to show students the real professional life of a lawyer and provides an opportunity to implement the acquired knowledge and skills.

“Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, as one of the best employers on the legal market, is willing to help prospective lawyers get the most out of their education and motivate them to stay and work in Ukraine, – says Mikhail Ilyashev, Managing Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm. – The practical experience gained through this educational program will help law students decide on a specialization and use the knowledge gained during their studies.”

Located in Kharkiv, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University is one of the oldest higher educational institutions of Ukraine. Its history dates back to the 19th century. The university enjoys a high reputation among recognized Ukrainian and foreign legal centers, for many years it has held a leading position in the field of legal education in Ukraine, which is confirmed by ratings of various levels, awards, and the demand for graduates.