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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, Co-Head of Dispute Resolution Practice.


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


For more than 20 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.

  • President, Ukrainian Law Firms Association
  • Kyiv City Bar Council
Working languages
  • Ukrainian
  • Russian
  • English


Awards and recognition:

  • The Legal 500 Hall of Fame Inducted into The Legal 500 Hall of Fame among the leading lawyers in Dispute Resolution for Ukraine

  • The Legal 500 – EMEA 2020 Leading Individual in Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, White-Collar Crime, Private Client for Ukraine

  • Chambers Global 2021 Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution for Ukraine

  • Chambers Europe 2021 Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution for Ukraine

  • IFLR1000 2021 Recommended in Energy and Infrastructure for Ukraine

  • Benchmark Litigation 2020 Dispute Resolution Star

  • Who’s Who Legal 2020 Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution for Ukraine

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

  • Ukrainian Law Firms 2020. 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

  • Client’s Choice 2020: TOP-100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine Listed among 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine. Practice Leader in Dispute Resolution, PPP/Infrastructure Projects


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


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