Energy in Ukraine
Antika Law Firm
Asters has 'a great team with highly professional individuals'. Armen Khachaturyan, the 'particularly strong' Yaroslav Petrov and Tamara Lukanina lead the practice. Litigator Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi and Roman Stepanenko, who were new arrivals from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, add finance and disputes expertise. Eustream and VR Capital are key clients.
Baker McKenzie, Kyiv Office stands out for 'excellent teamwork'. Serhiy Piontkovsky and Ihor Olekhov have 'outstanding technical skills and excellent relationships with clients'. The practice advised investment company Polenergia on the Ukraine – EU Energy Bridge Project. Energoatom and the EBRD are also clients.
The 'swift, up-to-date, creative and helpful team' at Kinstellar handles a wide range of work for a stellar client base. The practice, which is led by Olena Kuchynska, handles M&A, disputes, regulation, trading, power plant projects and competition law matters. The firm is currently advising the board of Naftogaz of Ukraine on energy sector regulation.