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AstapovLawyers expands presence in the Odesa Region

September 2010

The Company allies with Yur.ComM, a leading regional provider of legal services

AstapovLawyers and Yur.ComM, an Odesa law company, have entered into a strategic partnership and cooperation agreement. The agreement is intended to enforce legal practices within the both companies and expand presence in the region. AstapovLawyers is the most dynamic law company in Ukraine. The firm already has its offices in the Russian Federation and Kazakhstan.

The alliance with a powerful regional player will allow combining AstapovLawyers' competence with the local market experience. "We are historically strong in the matters associated with ports, maritime infrastructure and primary resources", says Andrey Astapov, AstapovLawyers Managing Partner. "The work load grows steadily in the Odesa Region, and our presence there opens new opportunities for our firm's clients"."Yur.ComM is a relatively young company that, however, is pushing forward rapidly. We are very similar with AstapovLawyers in the development dynamics", notes Ruslan Chernolutsky, Yur.ComM Managing Partner. "We hope our development will rely on the experience of AstapovLawyers as one of the absolute leaders in Ukraine's legal market. It is also important for us that AstapovLawyers are oriented to Russian clients. Our cooperation generally suggests a highly promising synergy level".

Yur.ComM was formed by a team of legal practitioners in 2007 to provide a full range of services in legal assistance and management of the relations between state authorities and business. Yur.ComM is presently engaging eight highly qualified lawyers. The firm offers legal advice and project support; develops, and works out strategies for, the state, legal, business and social relations between entities at all levels.For more information, please contact Elena Karchova, PR Director, AstapovLawyers: +38 (044) 490 70 01,


AstapovLawyers International Law Group is one of a leading full service Law Firms in Ukraine, consistently named among the leaders of the market for quality and reliability of service as well as for the depth of expertise by major international and local legal directories. The Firm employs over 50 carefully selected and well-motivated professionals who are responsive, solution-oriented, creative and committed. Firm's key clients include Nemiroff, Soyuz-Victan, Raiffeisen Bank Central, Danone, Mriya Agroholding, Bunge, Energoatom, DEMZ, Rodovid Bank. More information about the Firm can be found at 

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