News date: 14 April 2017
According to independent survey held by The Legal 500 – EMEA 2017, Ilyashev & Partners is a Top Tier Firm in Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution, Intellectual property and Real estate and Construction. The Firm is also recommended in Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Tax and Energy.
Ilyashev & Partners’ team is ‘efficient and responsive under pressure’. The ‘hardworking’ Mikhail Ilyashev advised Polish insurer PZU on merger clearance for the $450m acquisition of Alior Bank. Roman Marchenko is also noted.
Dispute resolution – first tier firm
lyashev & Partners’ Roman Marchenko (‘without doubt one of the country’s top litigators’) represented BTA Bank in a $16bn compensation claim for losses incurred by its chairman. The ‘very strong team’ also includes Mikhail Ilyashev, who ‘always chooses the best possible strategy’.
Intellectual property – first tier firm
Leading individuals: Irina Kirichenko – lawyer, Patent attorney of Ukraine
Real estate and construction – first tier firm
Ilyashev & Partners’ ‘first-class’ team advised developers on protecting rights to land plots in Moscow valued at $1bn. Mikhail Ilyashev, Natalia Levchuk and the ‘detail-oriented’ Evgen Solovyov are recommended.
Banking, finance and capital markets – second tier firm
Ilyashev & Partners’s team is ‘extremely dynamic’. ‘Remarkable lawyer’ Mikhail Ilyashev advised creditors of Oschadbank on restructuring $500m of loan participation notes. Roman Marchenko is ‘clever and practical’ and Oleg Trokhimchuk is ‘seasoned and practical’.
Tax – second tier firm
Energy – second tier firm
Ilyashev & Partners has ‘deep industry knowledge’. Roman Marchenko represented Ukrinterenergo in arbitration proceedings concerning payments for electricity supplies from Russia.