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Mikhail I. Ilyashev

Attorney at Law, Managing Partner, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine

One of the most famous attorneys in Ukraine. Head of Corporate and M&A Practice.

Education

Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, International Law Faculty (Master of International Law)

Experience

For 27 years Mikhail Ilyashev has been managing Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm. Mikhail’s practice includes participation in numerous cases regarding foreign investments in Ukrainian companies and enterprises, structuring of international M&A, billion-dollar due diligences. Every year his team handles over 100 projects in the Corporate field, acting on behalf of both local and international companies, private investors and state enterprises.

Membership
  • Kyiv City Bar Council
  • National Olympic Committee of Ukraine
  • President of the Ukrainian Fencing Federation
  • Honorary Consul of the Republic of Chile in Kyiv
Working languages
  • English
  • Ukrainian
  • Russian

AWARDS

Awards and recognition:

  • The Legal 500 Hall of Fame Inducted into The Legal 500 Hall of Fame among the leading lawyers in Dispute Resolution, Commercial, Corporate and M&A for Ukraine

  • The Legal 500 – EMEA 2024 Leading Individual in White-Collar Crime, Private Client for Ukraine

  • Chambers Global 2024 Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution for Ukraine

  • Chambers Europe 2024 Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution for Ukraine

  • IFLR1000 2023 Recommended in Energy and Infrastructure for Ukraine

  • Benchmark Litigation Litigation Star

  • Who’s Who Legal 2023 Leading Individual in Commercial Litigation for Ukraine

  • Best Lawyers International 2022 Leading Individual in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation and Corporate Law for Ukraine

  • Market Leaders: Ranking of Law Firms of Ukraine 2023 Top-5 Effective Manager – Partner of a Law Firm

  • 50 Leading Law Firms of Ukraine 2024. Recognition Rating Practice Leader in Dispute Resolution

  • Client’s Choice 2023: TOP-100 Lawyers of Ukraine Listed among 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine. Practice Leader in Dispute Resolution, Mediation, PPP/Infrastructure Projects

  • Ukrainian Law Firms 2021. A Handbook for Foreign Clients Ranked as the No. 1 practitioner in Litigation for Ukraine

  • Legal Awards 2020 Best Litigation Lawyer of the Year 2020 for Ukraine

  • Legal Awards 2017 Best Litigation Lawyer of the Year 2017 for Ukraine

PRACTICE

One of the best experts in such practices as:

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

Practical experience in the industries:

OUR CLIENTS

Today we are working on projects for more than 400 active clients

PRESS

Recent publications

Adapting Legal Services to Wartime Conditions

Interview, Business Ukraine Magazine

27 May 2024

Doing Business In: Ukraine

Article, The Legal 500

1 August 2023

Demand for Justice

Column, ZN.ua

26 December 2019

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