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Ilyashev & Partners

11 KUDRYAVSKA STREET, 04053 KYIV, UKRAINE
Tel:
Work +380 44 494 1919
Fax:
Fax +380 44 494 1999
Email:
Web:
www.attorneys.ua
Dnipro, Kharkiv, Kiev, Moscow, Simferopol, Tallinn

Mikhail Ilyashev

Tel:
Work +380 44 494 1919
Email:
Web:
www.attorneys.ua
Ilyashev & Partners

Work Department

Attorney at Law, Managing Partner, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine

Position

Mikhail Ilyashev specialises in Corporate and M&A, International Trade Law, Employment, Intellectual Property, Commercial Law, Energy, Litigation, International Arbitration.

Career

Having established Ilyashev & Partners in January 1997, Mikhail Ilyashev has made the firm one of the leaders of the legal market of Ukraine. Mr. Ilyashev is reputed litigator, recommended for Ukraine by all major international directories including The Legal 500, Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Best Lawyers International and IFLR 1000.

Languages

Ukrainian, Russian, English

Member

President at Ukrainian Law Firms Association; Member of Kyiv City Bar Association

Education

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


Ukraine

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Mikhail Ilyashev's practice at Ilyashev & Partners handles asset finance, securities, banking matters, debt collection and much more. It is 'one of the most resourceful and top-quality firms on the market' and key lawyer Oleksandr Vygovskyy 'has a deep insight into the banking sector'. SE Antonov and ProCredit Bank are among its clients.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Mikhail Ilyashev - Ilyashev & Partners

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Ilyashev & Partners frequently handles high-value M&A transactions and both Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko are highly respected partners. The firm acted for BTA Bank on the creation of a new business entity in Estonia. SE Antonov and Ukrrichflot are among its clients.

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Competition

Within: Competition

A market leader in dispute resolution, Ilyashev & Partners also has a strong track record in competition law matters for energy sector clients. Mikhail Ilyashev and Oleksandr Fefelov assisted an oil and gas exploration company with obtaining clearance for the purchase of assets in Scandinavia as part of a major restructuring.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Mikhail Ilyashev - Ilyashev & Partners

Within: Dispute resolution

Ilyashev & Partners is 'certainly one of the top litigation firms and it knows the court process very well'. The 'absolutely exceptional' Roman Marchenko acted for BTA Bank in a series of cases seeking $10bn in compensation for losses. SE Antonov and ArcelorMittal are also among the firm's clients. Mikhail Ilyashev is 'very pragmatic'.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Ilyashev & Partners handles compliance, contracts, internal procedures and contentious matters. Mikhail Ilyashev leads a practice that counts SE Antonov and BTA Bank among its clients. For Cofco, Roman Marchenko handled labour inspections by the State Service of Ukraine.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

For one client, Ilyashev & Partners has 'the best IP practice in Ukraine'. Patent attorney Irina Kirichenko, who is 'client oriented', and Mikhail Ilyashev acted for Austrian company Megainpharm in a dispute against the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

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Private client

Within: Private client

The practice at Ilyashev & Partners is 'responsive and well informed' and clients appreciate the 'enthusiasm and knowledge' of Mikhail Ilyashev. Roman Marchenko leads a team that handles private wealth, contentious and non-contentious trust matters, tax and estate management. He advised the widow of MP Igor Yeremeyev on inheritance matters.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Ilyashev & Partners handles transactional matters and real estate disputes. Roman Marchenko advised developers Yurovo, Pakhra Fields and Bylovo on the protection of extensive land plots in Moscow. Key partner Mikhail Ilyashev is also recommended.

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Tax

Within: Tax

Ilyashev & Partners handles tax audits, tax planning, judicial appeals and contentious matters. Litigator Roman Marchenko leads the practice. Mikhail Ilyashev acted for shipyard FSC More in a $2m dispute.

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White-collar crime

Within: Leading individuals

Mikhail Ilyashev - Ilyashev & Partners

Within: White-collar crime

Ilyashev & Partners is 'the best legal adviser in challenging cases and one of the most resourceful and top-quality full-service law firms on the market'. 'Brilliant litigator' Roman Marchenko and leading light Mikhail Ilyashev are the key partners. Among their clients are SE Antonov and BTA Bank.

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