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AstapovLawyers named among TOP-5 Best Law Firms in Ukraine

December 2011

AstapovLawyers International Law Group was recognized among TOP-5 best law firms in Ukraine. High qualifications and achievements of the law firm were confirmed by the results of the leading and the oldest national independent research TOP-50 Law Firms in Ukraine, compiled by Yuridicheskaya Praktika (Legal Practice publication), a well-respected Ukrainian law magazine, and the Kommersant Publishing House.

AstapovLawyers’ success was due to several factors such as the high quality of services, an increase in the number of attorneys, the attraction of new high-profile clients. Thus, according to the research, the Company became the largest law firm in Ukraine given the number of highly qualified lawyers. Currently AstapovLawyers employs about 85 professionals, allowing the Company to provide quality services in all areas of law.

With regard to practice areas and industry sectors AstapovLawyers was named among TOP-5 best law firms in International Arbitration and TOP-3 most qualified law firms in Agriculture. Mr. Andrey Astapov was highly acclaimed in both categories as one of the most highly regarded lawyers.

In addition, AstapovLawyers was ranked among TOP-4 best International Trade law firms, and its partner, Oleh Malskyy, was named among TOP-5 lawyers in this area. Furthermore, Mr. Malskyy was honoured as one of the most recognized lawyers in M&A and Corporate Law fields.

On a regional scale AstapovLawyers was placed among TOP-5 of Regional Law Firms in Ukraine due to the successful development of its office in Odesa.

"We are thankful to our team of brilliant lawyers and wonderful support staff for this well-deserved breakthrough", said Andrey Astapov, the Managing Partner of AstapovLawyers International Law Group.

“The TOP-50 Law Firms in Ukraine” is the annual survey that has earned recognition on the domestic legal market due to 15 years of ranking history. According to its methodology, the authors of the research took into account the cost of the transactions, the degree of project complexity and the involvement of a law firm in its implementation, as well as profitability and financial efficiency of law firms and the number of lawyers working in it. In addition, this year special attention was paid to law firms specialized in 20 law practice areas.
AstapovLawyers named among TOP-5 Best Law Firms in Ukraine

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