News date: 10 April 2013
According to independent survey held by The Legal 500 – EMEA 2013, Ilyashev & Partners Law firm ranks first as one of the best law firms in Ukraine in dispute resolution. The firm is also recommended in banking, finance, corporate law, tax, intellectual property, real estate and construction.
In dispute resolution Ilyashev & Partners is ‘committed, responsive and alert to clients’ needs’. Its wide-ranging caseload features many financial disputes, which included representing SE Antonov in a $5m debt dispute. Mikhail Ilyashev is ‘very impressive’ and Roman Marchenko is ‘very alert, and attuned to clients’ business needs’. According to the international directory, Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko adopt a ‘creative, persistent, systematic and accurate’ approach in corporate law. The team recently assisted with the corporate restructuring of aircraft manufacturer SE Antonov.
Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm has several lawyers advising in banking and finance, in particular Mikhail Ilyashev and the ‘responsive and innovative’ Maksym Kopeychykov. Recent work includes restructuring a $200m corporate loan and advising a bank on construction loans totalling $400m.
The directory recommends Ilyashev & Partners’ Mikhail Ilyashev and patent attorney Irina Kirichenko in intellectual property. The team recently represented Mitek and Nycomed Danmark ApS in disputes, and also advises SE Antonov and Ukrshipping.
The Legal 500 recommends Maksym Kopeychykov, who advised Nadra bank on a $40m property rights matter and Ukrrichflot on real estate developments, in real estate and construction.
The Legal 500 – EMEA 2013 separately notes tax in Ukraine. The directory recommends Roman Marchenko and Maksym Kopeychykov. The team recently represented Poltava Petroleum in a $11.4m dispute.
The Legal 500 is one of the most respected international legal directories founded in 1988. The results of numerous independent researches and surveys of law firms, as well as interviews with clients and law firms-competitors compile the directory evaluations and recommendations. Impartial assessment of achievements and performance of law firms serve as one of the evaluation criteria. The ranking aims at defining the leading law firms and key legal experts in various areas of law practice.