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AstapovLawyers Shortlisted for The Lawyer European Award

January 2015

Kyiv, 21 January 2015 – AstapovLawyers International Law Group has been shortlisted for the Law Firm of the Year: Ukraine and the CIS  in the Lawyer magazine`s European Awards 2015. According to The Lawyer, the firms that have made it to the shortlist have shown not only an ability to act on innovative and significant transactions, but also a commitment to issues such as outstanding client service quality, strategic planning, diversity and training. The winner is chosen by a panel of judges, including editorial staff, senior private practice and in-house lawyers. The award ceremony will be held on 12 March 2015 in London.

Andrey Astapov,Managing Partner, commented "This nomination reflects our efforts in building and developing of the international law firm based on highest professional and ethical standards. It reflects a breakthrough made by the firm not only over the past year, but a comprehensive approach since the firm's establishment. There is still much to be done, but for today AstapovLawyers has proven itself as a reliable partner for many transnational and national companies operating in Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan”.

Over 18 months, AstapovLawyers has been highly recognised by a number of international and local directories and rankings, including:

  • TOP-ranked in Dispute Resolution, Corporate and M&A, Intellectual Property and Tax by Legal 500 EMEA (2014)
  • TOP 4 best law firms in Ukraine according to a survey of Yuridicheskaya Practika and Forbes (2014)
  • Band 3 in Dispute Resolution and Band 3 in Competition by Chambers & Partners (2014)
  • TOP 3 band in Corporate/M&A and Tax by KyivPost (2014)
  • TOP 2 in Energy and Infrastructure by IFLR1000 (2015)
  • Leading firm in International Commercial Arbitration in CIS by Legal Insight Magazine (2014)
  • TOP 36 largest law firms in Russia by Kommersant (2013)
  • TOP 2 in Antitrust and TOP 3 in Corporate/M&A by Pravo.Ru-300 (2014)
  • Law firm in International Arbitration and Competition by Legal Awards (2014)

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