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The Legal 500 – EMEA 2016 Recommends Ilyashev & Partners as a Top Tier Law Firm

News date: 13 April 2016

According to independent survey held by The Legal 500 – EMEA 2016, Ilyashev & Partners is a Top Tier Firm in Banking, Finance and Capital markets, Dispute resolution, Intellectual property and Real estate and Construction. The Firm is also recommended in Corporate and M&A, Tax and Energy.

Top_tier_firmsBanking, finance and capital markets – first tier firm

Leading individuals: Maksym Kopeychykov – Partner

Mikhail Ilyashev ‘renders high-quality service and digs deep until it gets results’. Oleg Trokhimchuk advised Nadra Bank on a $165m State Mortgage Institution loan. Roman Marchenko has ‘a highly strategic mindset’ and is ‘a bright, committed lawyer’. Maksym Kopeychykov has ‘deep knowledge of the business world’.

Dispute resolution – first tier firm

Leading individuals: Mikhail Ilyashev – Managing Partner and Roman Marchenko – Senior Partner

Ilyashev & Partnersdelivers remarkable work, and has an excellent reputation’. The ‘incredibly smart, highly strategic’ Mikhail Ilyashev has ‘encyclopaedic technical knowledge’. The ‘clever, commercially minded’ Roman Marchenko acted for Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank in a $400m dispute.

Intellectual property – first tier firm

Leading individuals: Irina Kirichenko – lawyer, Patent attorney of Ukraine

Patent and trade mark attorney Irina Kirichenko leads the team at Ilyashev & Partners, which advises clients such as SE Antonov and Megainpharm. Irina Kirichenko and Mikhail Ilyashev assisted pharmaceuticals distributor Mitek in relation to IP rights protection.

Real estate and construction – first tier firm

Leading individuals: Maksym Kopeychykov – Partner

Ilyashev & Partners has an ‘outstandingly dedicated and knowledgeable’ team led by ‘high-level expert’ Maksym Kopeychykov. He advised Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank on its $400m construction loans portfolio, and KWS-Ukraine on the €18m Kamyanets-Podilsky seed plant development.

Corporate and M&A – second tier firm

Leading individuals: Roman Marchenko – Senior Partner

Ilyashev & Partners is ‘very service-oriented – a good choice for reliable advice’, with Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko showing ‘a strong understanding of business realities’. Mikhail Ilyashev and Oleksandr Fefelov advised Luxembourg’s LetterOne Group on acquiring €5.1bn of North Sea assets.

Tax – second tier firm

Ilyashev & Partners has a team of ‘great technicians who care about clients’; Maksym Kopeychykov is ‘intelligent, capable and hardworking’, and Roman Marchenko is ‘extremely bright’.

Energy – second tier firm

Ilyashev & Partners is ‘a very reputable name in the Ukrainian market’. Mikhail Ilyashev advised Activ Solar on solar projects totalling $230m, and LetterOne Group on its €5.1bn purchase of North Sea energy assets.