Firm Profile > Ilyashev & Partners > Kiev, Ukraine

Ilyashev & Partners
11 KUDRYAVSKA STREET
04053 KYIV
Ukraine

Competition Tier 1

Ilyashev & Partners is frequently involved in large and precedent-setting competition law matters in sectors as varied as agriculture, energу, real estate, transport, pharmaceuticals and life sciences. Practice head Oleksandr Fefelov is among the most experienced practitioners in the market, having acted on the first merger clearance in Ukraine 25 years ago. The firm recently handled antitrust matters for UPD Holdings Limited arising from its €200m investment in Ocean Plaza Project. Counsels Oleksandr Padalka and Valeriia Gudiy are experienced in inspections of enterprises by the state regulatory authorities, and in the resolution of administrative disputes.

Practice head(s):

Oleksandr Fefelov

Other key lawyers:

Oleksandr Padalka; Valeriia Gudiy

Key clients

UPD Holdings Limited

COFCO Agri Ukraine

Bunge

Ivano-Frankivsk Cement Plant

Ukrcement

Tribo Group

LetterOne Group

BIOPHARMA

Ukrrichflot

BTA Bank

Alfa-Bank Ukraine

PZU Ukraine

SE Antonov

Omnifarma

Dispute resolution Tier 1

Ilyashev & Partners is known for 'a result-oriented approach, proactiveness, creativity'. Roman Marchenko and Mikhail Ilyashev lead a four-partner group that excels in all areas of dispute resolution, not least shareholder disputes, contentious real estate matters, insurance disputes and international arbitration. Counsels Oleg Trokhimchuk and Andrey Bychkov  (who has 'result-oriented approach and an ability to see the crux of the factual and legal issues’) are among the firm's emerging talents.

Practice head(s):

Roman Marchenko; Mikhail Ilyashev

Other key lawyers:

Oleg Trokhimchuk; Andrey Bychkov

Testimonials

‘Andrey Bychkov is an excellent lawyer with great expertise in shipping. His professionalism and transparency are always appreciated.’

‘This is a top-notch law firm with excellent staff and partners, very knowledgeable and effective. We worked with them on a number of occasions and continue working on various issues.’

‘The firm has an exceptionally efficient dispute resolution practice covering a broad range of areas. The team’s work is always of a high quality, the lawyers are very persuasive and take care of every little detail. The strengths I would highlight are: level of service and deep industry and legal knowledge, a very business-oriented and tailored approach to our issues, responsiveness, and smooth communication with all the team members. I especially like that they are very quick to get a good overview of legal problems in very specialist fields.’

‘Mikhail Ilyashev is the person I trust more than myself. He has wonderful insights; it’s a pleasure to work with him. You can get tactical advice from him, as well as deep knowhow. Mikhail’s strategy is very sound and he always knows what outcome would be better for our business. I highly recommend him.’

‘It has a result-oriented approach, proactiveness, creativity.’

‘Andrey Bychkov stands out for his result-oriented approach and an ability to see the crux of the factual and legal issues.’

‘The strengths of this practice are a high level of professionalism, and a creative and flexible approach to solving problems. The key capabilities of the team are also due to the significant experience of key employees in complex issues, the availability of an effective strategy and a sufficient number of quality performers of this practice. This company has a consistently professional and efficient team.’

‘The firm has the willingness and ability to provide comprehensive support and comfortable conditions for solving the problem and readiness for further cooperation. These positive qualities of this practice are most vividly embodied, in particular, the company’s partner – Roman Marchenko and counsel Andrei Bychkov.’

Key clients

SE Antonov

Alfa Group

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih

BTA Bank

Bunge SA

COFCO SA

CRH Ukraine

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Dyckerhoff Cement Ukraine

FERREXPO AG

Group DF

HeidelbergCement Ukraine

Ivano-Frankivskcement

JKX Oil & Gas Plc

JV Poltava Petroleum Company

FSC “Morye”

Ukrrichflot

Unilever Ukraine

Ukrinterenergo

PLANT 410 CA

Intellectual property Tier 1

At Ilyashev & Partners, managing partner Mikhail Ilyashev and counsel Oleksandr Padalka lead the practice, in which patent and trade mark attorney Irina Kirichenko is another key practitioner. The firm is particularly well-known for its work in IP litigation, and it is also increasingly involved in commercial IP matters. Global brands such as TikTok and The Kraft Heinz Company call on the firm for IP portfolio management, trade mark and patent prosecution, enforcement, franchising and licensing matters.

Practice head(s):

Mikhail Ilyashev; Oleksandr Padalka

Other key lawyers:

Irina Kirichenko

Testimonials

‘The team was supportive, diligent, gave excellent advice and was easy to work with.’

‘The firm was thorough and the advice was very detailed, clear. I felt happy to trust in its expertise.’

Key clients

Ukrainian Red Cross Society

TikTok (ByteDance)

Xiaomi

Mars Media Entertainment

PromoVeritas

Takeda Ukraine

Movi Health

Grindeks

Omnifarma

Ascania Group

The Kraft Heinz Company

BOSCA S.p.A.

R&D Enterprise Hetman

ATI Group

SE Antonov

International trade Tier 1

Ilyashev & Partners is 'the leading firm in trade remedy proceedings, and it has won the most complex and significant anti-dumping cases in Ukraine', observes one client. Seen as the most successful firm in anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard investigations, it is also adept in matters involving customs regulations, export controls, sanctions, free trade agreements, WTO law and trade disputes. The 'innovative and decisiveOlena Omelchenko is head of international trade and is considered one of Ukraine's leading advisers on trade remedies and WTO law. 'Very hardworking and responsible' associate Oleksiy Gorbatyuk is recommended.

Practice head(s):

Olena Omelchenko

Other key lawyers:

Oleksiy Gorbatyuk

Testimonials

‘The team has much experience in anti-dumping and antitrust law. They have former state officials in the team which brings significant advantages when applying to state authorities because these specialists, besides the legal requirements, are also aware of all necessary practical formalities which could significantly facilitate the application procedure.’

‘The lawyers are very experienced, diligent and professional.’

‘This practice is the leading firm in trade remedy proceedings, and it is among a limited number of practices that regularly serve as principal counsel for major trade investigations. They have won the most complex and significant antidumping duty cases in Ukraine, and they are the only one who never lost a case for a client.’

‘Companies literally compete for the opportunity to work with Olena Omelchenko. I’m not kidding. Her results are beyond praise. Nobody has made as much progress. In Ukraine, there is no other lawyer who would have such deep knowledge, know all the processes, and be so innovative and decisive. Another important member of the team, Oleksiy Gorbatyuk, is a very hardworking and responsible lawyer, and we are in constant contact with him and are very satisfied with his work. ’

‘The experience of working with the company is the best in the history of our association. The quality of services and the effectiveness of this practice are beyond praise. The team has everything you need to successfully conduct a case: deep legal and academic knowledge, experience in legal practice in the government and the private sector, industrial expertise. Obviously, because of this, they conduct and win most of the anti-dumping investigations in recent years.’

‘Frontliner Olena Omelchenko developed a new area of expertise within the firm. She has an unprecedented knowledge in conducting analysis of complex financial and business records, which helps her to summarise industry data into a finished professional product. Olena Omelchenko has strong influencing and communication skills, she is able to work cross-functionally and cross-business, ensuring the best anti-dumping investigation management. Another strong team player Oleksiy Gorbatyuk is a self-driven professional with a demonstrated ability to multi-task with minimal supervision. Oleksiy has great organisational, time management and priority setting skills to meet tight deadlines. He is able to effectively assign tasks to achieve objectives.’

‘The remarkable dynamic team headed by Olena Omelchenko is famous for handling a lot of very high-profile cases. The team never gets down to business for the sake of participation – they are always interested only in the best result, only in victory. Thanks to their work, many companies have finally got a real chance to protect their interests, preserve their production and jobs. And our company is one of them.’

‘ There is no comparable team with such experience and knowledge on the market, and this is its feature and the reason for its success. Practice leader Olena Omelchenko has an encyclopaedic knowledge of international trade law and Ukrainian trade regulations. Olena has excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and an ability to analyse information that is often highly complex or of a technical and economic nature. Effective team player Oleksiy Gorbatyuk takes a lead role in implementing strategies. Oleksiy appropriately handles a range of highly complex issues and completes process deliverables.’

Key clients

BNK-UKRAINE

CRH Ukraine

Dyckerhoff Ukraine

HeidelbergCement Ukraine

Ivano-Frankivsk Cement Plant

Kryvyi Rih Cement

Myronivsky Hliboproduct

Karpatneftekhim

PJSC Druzhkovsky Hardware Plant

Aeroc

Orientir-Budelement

COFCO Agri Ukraine

Zaporozhye Ferroalloy Plant

Nikopol Ferroalloys Plant

Privat Intertrading

HEMOPLAST

Yuria-Pharm

Swisspan

Odessa Cable Plant “ODESKABEL”

YUZHKABEL (Yuzhcable works)

The Ukrainian association of producers of ferro-alloys and other electrometallurgy products (UkrFa)

The Association of Cement Producers Ukrcement

Ukrainian Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Producers Association

Ukrainian Match Factory

UkrRosKhim (Ukrainian Plant Chemistry)

White-collar crime Tier 1

According to one of its clients, Ilyashev & Partners has 'the best white-collar crime practice in Ukraine, advising on the most challenging cases mentioned in the media'. Roman Marchenko and Mikhail Ilyashev are both highly respected practitioners in the team. The firm also has a large bench of skilled associates, among them Denys Nienov. The firm handles every stage of white-collar litigation for high-profile clients, and it is also noted for its ability to conduct independent financial investigations, including in respect of crimes committed by senior executives.

Practice head(s):

Roman Marchenko; Mikhail Ilyashev

Other key lawyers:

Denys Nienov

Testimonials

‘The team can be considered as a very strong in criminal practice. The law firm is characterised as patient and diligent.’

‘Denys Nienov can be characterised as a mindful and highly-qualified lawyer.’

‘I think this law firm has the best white-collar crime practice in Ukraine. They are advising on the most challenging cases mentioned in the media.’

‘Denys Nienov is a young but already a very experienced lawyer. His advice literally changes lives of his clients.’

Key clients

SE Antonov

BTA Bank

Group DF

LU Invest

Omnipharma

Smila Energo Invest

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

The banking and finance team at Ilyashev & Partners is 'thoroughly professional, technically excellent and effective'. The firm has a well-established insolvency and debt recovery practice, which often handles restructuring mandates for commercial banks and Ukrainian corporates. It is also growing its presence in areas such as insurance and online payments, as well as being sought out for advice on new regulations in the banking sector. Mikhail Ilyashev is the lead partner.

Practice head(s):

Mikhail Ilyashev

Testimonials

‘We have always found the firm to be thoroughly professional. Our experience with Ilyashev & Partners allows us to recommend it for international work as technically excellent and effective ’

‘I deal a lot with Mikhail Ilyashev and his team. I am very impressed with Mikhail.’

Key clients

Alfa Bank Ukraine

BTA Bank (both Kazakhstan and Ukraine)

Nordic Environment Finance Corporation

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

CLEARING HOUSE BANK

ProCredit Bank

PZU Ukraine

Misto Bank

Property for BTC OÜ

Cryptagio OÜ

CityLife LP

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Ilyashev & Partners provides 'high-quality and creative services, and the level of client loyalty is incredible'. The firm has specialist expertise in the banking, agribusiness, transport, energy, construction, FMCG, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications sectors, though its work in high-value cross-border transactions extends to many other industries. 'Bright minds and well-known market stars' Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko jointly lead the practice. Partner Yevgen Solovyov, and counsels Oleksandr Padalka and Leonid Gilevich, are also highly recommended.

Practice head(s):

Mikhail Ilyashev; Roman Marchenko

Other key lawyers:

Oleksandr Padalka; Yevgen Solovoyov; Leonid Gilevich; Vyacheslav Sytyi

Testimonials

‘We are fully satisfied with our longstanding cooperation, exceptional leadership, and service.’

‘The corporate and M&A team of Ilyashev & Partners has many bright minds: Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko are well-known market stars. The secret of the success of the entire company lies in the stability and professionalism of the team. In particular, in the practice of corporate law. The firm employs excellent specialists Vyacheslav Sytyi and Yevgen Solovoyov, who have been accompanying our projects for over ten years. and made a huge contribution to the development of our business.’

‘Ilyashev & Partners has a legendary legal team, which covers all corporate law issues. I follow their practice in this area with great interest.’

‘The market knows that the company has built strong relationships with clients – the level of loyalty is incredible. This was noted by everyone on the market during the outbreak. The offices of the firm did not close, the clients received services in full without interruption.’

‘Roman Marchenko is very hands-on and a strong leader. He always manages to structure deals well and maintains the highest quality. He really focuses on the interests of his client while remaining deal-driven. Mr Marchenko is very creative and co-operative.’

‘This law firm is a top-choice for challenging deals where you need to invent a new kind of solution or to improve the current practice. They work tirelessly to get deal done, because they do care about their reputation. The main difference of Ilyashev & Partners is that they have courage to fight for the best result ever.’

‘I work closely with Mikhail Ilyashev. I think very highly of him. Mikhail is extraordinarily talented. Mikhail knows our market and company very well, understands its needs and gets to the heart of an issue. He is absolutely one of the best in Ukraine when it comes to corporate and M&A, one of the leaders in this field.’

‘A mega-qualified and committed team.’

Key clients

UPD Holdings Limited

Busserk

Soltex Capital

LU Invest

SE Antonov

Ukrrichflot

JV Poltava Petroleum Company

BTA Bank

COFCO

Al Ghurair Investments

GrainCorp.

Group DF

Sorbes Group

IMMER Group

Tribo Group

Employment Tier 2

Ilyashev & Partners continues to handle some of the largest employment cases in Ukraine, often acting for local subsidiaries of large international companies. Much of its work is centred on high-stakes litigation, although the firm also advises on contractual matters, outsourcing, employee transfers and relocation, and regulatory compliance. Founding partner Mikhail Ilyashev leads the employment practice, in which counsel Leonid Gilevich and Valeriia Gudiy devote a large proportion of their time.

Practice head(s):

Mikhail Ilyashev

Other key lawyers:

Leonid Gilevich; Valeriia Gudiy

Key clients

Al Ghurair Investment

SE Antonov and various companies in the Antonov Group,

Coca-Cola Beverages Ukraine

Ukrrichflot

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih

Group DF

CLAAS Ukraine

Hempel Ukraine

Daniel Wellington

Grindex

Vilan

Apopharm

Standard Club UK

Yael Software and Systems

Leap Gaming

Suntech Innovation

Wargaming

VEB.RF

UNILEVER Ukraine

Energy Tier 2

Ilyashev & Partners has an expanding portfolio of work from leading Ukrainian and international companies in relation to energy and infrastructure projects, as well as regulatory matters and disputes. Mikhail Ilyashev, who leads the ten-lawyer team, has 'an unquestionable knowledge of the local energy market and is very visible in this sphere'. Roman Marchenko handles energy disputes. Associate Iryna Demchenko is praised for her 'professionalism, experience and creativity'.

Practice head(s):

Mikhail Ilyashev

Other key lawyers:

Roman Marchenko; Iryna Demchenko

Testimonials

‘I would like to highlight that the team is always focused on results. Every member of the team is unique with his own range of ideas and great experience.’

‘I worked with Iryna Demchenko, Attorney at Law, and I’d like to mention her creative problem solving, her experience in dispute resolution and her ability to be client-focused.’

‘I enjoyed working with Iryna Demchenko. I find her to be an excellent expert in energy law as well as in commercial law as a whole. ’

‘They are professionals, responsible, experienced and always focused on the result.’

‘I worked with Iryna Demchenko, and I would like to note that she is a high-level lawyer, an expert in establishing a dialogue with clients, very responsible, reliable, has extensive experience in various fields of law. She has many years of experience in legal consulting in energy sector regarding oil and gas production, construction of production infrastructure, drilling and workover of wells.’

‘We have been working with Iryna Demchenko and are impressed by her legal knowledge and extremely efficient approach. ’

‘Irina Demchenko is a star of their energy team. Her work ethics, efficiency and client management skills match the ones of the top associates in leading international law firms.’

‘The team is unique because of its exceptional knowledge of the energy sector in Ukraine. They propose forward-looking solutions, respond quickly and professionally. ’

Key clients

Ostchem Holding

Group DF

BNK-Ukraine

UkrGaz

Ukrinterenergo

Belomorskaya Neftebaza (White Sea Oil Depot, Russia)

LetterOne Group (L1 Energy)

Ukrainian Renewable Energy Association

Vitino Oil Port (Russia)

JKX Oil & Gas

Poltava Petroleum Company

Elme Messer Gaas AS

Petraco Oil Company SA

Energiya Karpat

Karpatygaz

Aquanova Development

Private client Tier 2

Ilyashev & Partners, which is best known for its broad litigation practice, frequently handles disputes concerning disputes, inheritance matters, tax and sanctions. The firm is increasingly involved in matters of family law. It recently advising a Ukrainian politician on property division issues arising from a divorce, which included a valuation of all assets. Litigator Roman Marchenko leads the practice in which Mikhail Ilyashev is a standout practitioner. 'Knowledgeable, tenacious and diligent' associate Nina Bets is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Roman Marchenko

Other key lawyers:

Mikhail Ilyashev; Nina Bets

Testimonials

‘The practice is client-focused and detail-oriented with a strong ability to multi-task and work under pressure in a fast-paced atmosphere. ’

‘Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko deliver solutions across investments and wealth planning to help to build and manage wealth. They possess strong analytical and top-notch interpersonal skills, and put us as their clients at the centre of everything they do.’

‘Ilyashev & Partners is a team that really knows and understands its clients and their clients specific needs. A lot of attention is paid to proactive solutions and to client engagement. I get a great level of legal expertise from this team. Their promises strictly correspond to their deeds and results.’

‘My lawyer is Nina Bets. Nina Bets is knowledgeable, tenacious, diligent, with a great legal brain and always ready to assist and advise. She is fantastic with clients and works really hard to get the best result possible. She is amongst the absolute best of the associates. She was hugely knowledgeable, supportive and reassuring; communication was clear and no question was too small for her to answer.’

‘A very resourceful and experienced team, able to answer any questions any time.’

‘Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko are legendary, they are best of the best .’

Key clients

Kenes Rakishev

Tetiana Yeremeyeva

Dmitriy Kiva

Andrey Onistrat

Maksym Konobas

Real estate and construction Tier 2

Ilyashev & Partners is known as 'one of the most trusted and well-known Ukrainian law firms' and its team has 'the courage to fight for the best result'. Adept in real estate, land use and construction issues, the firm is known for its understanding of real estate investment structures, as well as its deep knowledge of the construction market and its capability in dispute resolution. Mikhail Ilyashev leads the practice, in which counsel Dmytro Hrybov is a key practitioner.

Practice head(s):

Mikhail Ilyashev

Other key lawyers:

Dmytro Hrybov; Roman Marchenko

Testimonials

‘The firm was perfect to efficiently represent us in several real estate lawsuits and reach the best result for us. We are in raptures over the high level of professionalism demonstrated by the team while working on our projects. Despite the stressful situations and a lot of unforeseen circumstances, the team managed to achieve the goals.’

‘I work closely with Mikhail Ilyashev and I think very highly of him. Mikhail is extraordinarily talented. Mikhail knows our market and company very well, understands its needs and gets to the heart of an issue. He is absolutely one of the best in Ukraine when it comes to real estate and construction issues, one of the leaders in this field.’

‘The team has a perfect understanding of real estate investment structures and advanced proficiency in analysing real estate sales.’

‘Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko support high-quality real estate projects in an atmosphere where speed, flexibility and heavy workload are the expected norm. They facilitate best-in-class service and issue resolution.

‘The team is very talented, as well as extremely disciplined. The overall level of service is perfect; they exceeded our expectations on all fronts. The appropriateness of their advice corresponds with the quality expected and value paid. They are extremely fast and reliable, with good knowledge and understanding of the real estate market. I liked their creativity and willingness to fight for a successful transaction. ’

‘This firm is a top-choice for challenging deals where you need to invent a new kind of solution or to improve the current practice. They work tirelessly to get the deal done, because they do care about their reputation. The main difference of Ilyashev & Partners is: they have the courage to fight for the best result ever, they never stop. As for the firm’s quality of service, I can say that till the present moment we have worked and keep working only with this firm as their standards of work totally correspond all our needs and demands.’

‘The team has deep knowledge of the construction market, with its technical specification, all regulation and insights.’

‘Mikhail Ilyashev and Dmytro Hrybov did a great job on our project!’

Key clients

TAS Group

UPD Holdings Limited

Inditex Ukraine

Ukrrichflot

Danube Shipping-Stevedoring Company

Budpostach (Ukraine)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

COFCO Agri Ukraine

Bunge Ukraine

Etrex, construction development company of Kyiv Region

M-Line Property Management (Kazakhstan)

BTA Bank (Kazakhstan)

Sunward Ukraine

Tax Tier 2

Ilyashev & Partners has 'an excellent tax litigation practice and it keeps a constant pulse on industry developments and the regulatory environment from a national and international perspective'. The firm excels in tax disputes and has become a prominent adviser on tax structuring and compliance. Roman Marchenko (who is 'an icon of tax litigation expertise') leads the practice. One client sees associate Nina Bets as 'the best tax lawyer in Ukraine'. Associate Dmytro Lazebnyi is recommended for litigation.

Practice head(s):

Roman Marchenko

Other key lawyers:

Nina Bets; Dmytro Lazebnyi

Testimonials

‘The firm has strong trade expertise, particularly in regard to European integration processes.’

‘The firm has smart and brilliant people. I cooperated with Nina Bets who is the best tax lawyer in Ukraine. Nina provided me with the highest level consulting, and explained difficult things in easy language.’

‘Nina Bets is doing her job in the best way! I am very happy to cooperate with her!’

‘This law firm has an excellent tax litigation practice. I am very satisfied with their quality of work. ’

‘Nina Bets has broad experience in tax litigation. Her recommendations allowed us to successfully defend our position in the court even when it looked like there were no chances to win the case.’

‘Firm’s tax practice keeps a constant pulse on industry developments and the regulatory environment from national and international perspective to deliver. They deliver tax compliance and strategy solutions that really work, and they understand our needs and goals to formulate tax strategies centred around our best interests.’

‘Roman Marchenko has extraordinary project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. He’s an icon of tax litigation expertise.’

‘Dmytro Lazebnyi is a trusted tax advisor, who finds creative solutions to complex accounting and business challenges.’

Key clients

Ferrexpo Belanovo Mining

JV Poltava Petroleum Company

SE Antonov

Ukrrichflot

CLAAS Ukraine

IMMER Group

BTA Bank

FSC Morye

COFCO Agri Ukraine

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih

Apopharm

Firm overview:

Founded in 1997, Ilyashev & Partners is one of the most authoritative full-service law offices of CEE region. We have achieved this by employing the leading experts in various law practice areas, innovative thinking and strict compliance to ethical standards in relationships with the clients.

Ilyashev & Partners provides services in almost every practice area to well-known European and American companies, leading Ukrainian companies and financial institutions, government agencies, law offices and consulting companies. With offices in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Odesa, Simferopol, Moscow and Tallinn, the firm employs 57 highly professional lawyers.

Corporate:

Ilyashev & Partners has extensive experience in corporate law. The firm has advised major international corporations entering Ukrainian market and has helped Ukrainian companies launching large-scale corporate projects. The firm’s knowledge and experience ensure the expert provision of a full range of corporate law services.

Dispute Resolution:

Dispute resolution is a key practice area at Ilyashev & Partners. The firm is able to litigate in any court, whether it is a local court, the Supreme Court of Ukraine or international arbitration. Furthermore, Ilyashev & Partners never stops at just obtaining a judgment; the firm also ensures its enforcement.

International Arbitration:

Ilyashev & Partners has many years of experience in international commercial arbitrations according to all major arbitration rules. Our lawyers are experienced in representation in multi-million dollar investment arbitrations: both according to the specialized ICSID Convention and commercial regulations (UNCITRAL, SCC).

International Trade & Customs:

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm renders full scope of legal services in the sphere of international trade law to increase the cost of the client’s business and minimize the risks in the process of conducting foreign economic activities. Key areas – trade protection, WTO and anti-dumping laws, plans of applying regional preferential arrangements, customs law, settlement of disputes, customs law, rules of origin.

Banking & Finance:

The firm provides highly professional advice on banking, corporate finance, debt collection, investment, property assets & lease, securities. Ilyashev & Partners has successfully represented a large number of leading Ukrainian and international banks; has been recognised for the exceptional work by all international rankings. The firm has outstanding reputation and is definitely one of the top law firms in Ukraine.

Employment:

Services in labour law constitute one of the key practice areas at Ilyashev & Partners. The firm provides these services to major companies, trade unions and individuals in particular, government officials, chief executives of industrial companies and representative offices.

Intellectual Property:

In today’s market, patents, copyrights and processes often matter more than plants or offices. Ilyashev & Partners understands the importance of intellectual property protection for business. IP protection is one of the main practice areas at the firm.

Intellectual Property:

In today’s market, patents, copyrights and processes often matter more than plants or offices. Ilyashev & Partners understands the importance of intellectual property protection for business. IP protection is one of the main practice areas at the firm.

Antitrust & Competition:

Ilyashev & Partners provides its clients with a wide range of legal services on various matters of antitrust law in Ukraine and abroad, inter alia, obtaining approvals from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for concentrations and concerted actions, protecting clients from unfair competition, anticompetitive practices of the public authorities, and representing clients in disputes related to possible violations of antimonopoly legislation.

Criminal Defence:

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm actively expands criminal law practice in the field of white-collar and other crimes. Our attorneys have extensive experience of cooperation with law enforcement institutions and experience in advocacy that permits to protect and represent clients at all stages of criminal proceedings. The Firm has experience in conducting independent financial investigations, including in respect of crimes committed by unscrupulous management bodies of clients.

Agribusiness:

Ilyashev & Partners provides professional arrangement of contractual relations which minimizes clients’ risks and losses. The firm has valuable experience in M&A and construction in Ukrainian agriculture sector, as well as in the resolution of various disputes.

Agribusiness:

Ilyashev & Partners provides professional arrangement of contractual relations which minimizes clients’ risks and losses. The firm has valuable experience in M&A and construction in Ukrainian agriculture sector, as well as in the resolution of various disputes.

Agribusiness:

Ilyashev & Partners provides professional arrangement of contractual relations which minimizes clients’ risks and losses. The firm has valuable experience in M&A and construction in Ukrainian agriculture sector, as well as in the resolution of various disputes.

Clients:

An irreproachable reputation, an unfailing professional approach and the highest standards of work draw many companies and individuals to Ilyashev & Partners’ practice. The firm’s clients range from international corporations to local government bodies.

Department Name Email Telephone
Dispute Resolution, Corporate and M&A Mikhail Ilyashev ilyashev@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration Roman Marchenko marchenko@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
International Trade Olena Omelchenko omelchenko@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Antitrust Oleksandr Fefelov fefelov@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Corporate Yevgen Solovyov solovyov@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Intellectual Property Oleksandr Padalka padalka@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Andrii Konoplia konoplia@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Vadym Kizlenko kizlenko@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Employment Valeriia Gudiy gudiy@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Employment, Compliance Leonid Gilevych gilevich@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
International Arbitration Andrey Bychkov bychkov@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Real Estate & Construction Dmytro Hrybov hrybov@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Shipping Sergey Nedelko nedelko@attorneys.ua +38 048 740 90 99
Tax Nina Bets bets@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Medicine & Healthcare Alla Tsymanovska tsymanovska@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Pharmaceuticals Olga Samoilenko samoilenko@attorneys.ua +38 044 494 19 19
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Kristina Antuzinska  photo Ms Kristina Antuzinska Lawyer
Ms Nina Bets  photo Ms Nina Bets Head of Tax Practice
Mr Mykola Burtovyi  photo Mr Mykola Burtovyi Attorney at Law
Mr Andrey Bychkov  photo Mr Andrey Bychkov Attorney at Law, Counsel
Mr Oleksandr Denysenko  photo Mr Oleksandr Denysenko Attorney at Law
Mr Oleksandr Fefelov  photo Mr Oleksandr Fefelov Partner, Attorney at Law, Head of Antitrust and Competition Practice
Mr Leonid Gilevich  photo Mr Leonid Gilevich Counsel
Mr Oleksiy Gorbatyuk  photo Mr Oleksiy Gorbatyuk Attorney at Law
Mr Olga Gornik  photo Mr Olga Gornik Head of Simferopol Office, Attorney at Law
Mrs Valeriia Gudiy  photo Mrs Valeriia Gudiy Counsel, Attorney at Law
Mr Dmytro Hrybov  photo Mr Dmytro Hrybov Attorney at Law
Mr Mikhail Ilyashev  photo Mr Mikhail Ilyashev Mikhail Ilyashev specialises in Corporate and M&A, International Trade Law, Employment, Intellectual…
Mr Oleksandr Kamsha  photo Mr Oleksandr Kamsha Attorney at Law, Insolvency Receiver
Mr Vadym Kizlenko  photo Mr Vadym Kizlenko Counsel, Attorney at Law, Insolvency Receiver
Mr Sergiy Klyestov  photo Mr Sergiy Klyestov Lawyer
Mr Andriy Konoplya  photo Mr Andriy Konoplya Counsel, Attorney at Law, Insolvency Receiver
Mr Kostiantyn Kryvenko  photo Mr Kostiantyn Kryvenko Attorney at Law
Mr Oleh Kulyk  photo Mr Oleh Kulyk Lawyer
Mr Dmytro Lazebnyi  photo Mr Dmytro Lazebnyi Attroney at Law
Mrs Galyna Lefor  photo Mrs Galyna Lefor Attorney at Law
Mr Andriy Lytvyn  photo Mr Andriy Lytvyn Attorney at Law, Insolvency Receiver, Head of Kharkiv Office
Ms Ievgeniia Makarenko  photo Ms Ievgeniia Makarenko Lawyer
Mr Kostiantyn Manitenko  photo Mr Kostiantyn Manitenko Lawyer
Mr Roman Marchenko  photo Mr Roman Marchenko Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners, heads…
Mr Ivan Maryniuk  photo Mr Ivan Maryniuk Lawyer
Mr Magomed Mezhiev  photo Mr Magomed Mezhiev Lawyer
Mr Artem Mikhailov  photo Mr Artem Mikhailov Attorney at Law
Mr Yurii Mosunov  photo Mr Yurii Mosunov Attorney at Law
Mr Yaroslav Mudryi  photo Mr Yaroslav Mudryi Lawyer
Mr Sergey Nedelko  photo Mr Sergey Nedelko Attorney at Law, Head of Odesa office
Mr Denys Nienov  photo Mr Denys Nienov Attorney at Law
Mr Dmytro Nikulesko  photo Mr Dmytro Nikulesko Attorney at Law
Mrs Olena Omelchenko  photo Mrs Olena Omelchenko Partner, Head of International Trade Practice
Mr Oleksandr Padalka  photo Mr Oleksandr Padalka Counsel, Attorney at Law
Mr Roman Protsyshyn  photo Mr Roman Protsyshyn Attorney at Law
Mr Maksym Reshtakov  photo Mr Maksym Reshtakov Lawyer
Ms Marina Riashchenko  photo Ms Marina Riashchenko Attorney at Law
Mr Oleksandr Rudenko  photo Mr Oleksandr Rudenko Attorney at Law
Ms Lesia Samarina  photo Ms Lesia Samarina Attorney at Law, Head of Dnipro Office
Ms Olga Samoilenko  photo Ms Olga Samoilenko Lawyer
Ms Olena Sereda  photo Ms Olena Sereda Lawyer
Mr Mykola Skvortsov  photo Mr Mykola Skvortsov Attorney at Law
Mr Yevgen Solovyov  photo Mr Yevgen Solovyov Attorney at Law, Partner, Insolvency Receiver
Mr Vyacheslav Sytyi  photo Mr Vyacheslav Sytyi Attorney at Law
Mr Oleg Trokhimchuk  photo Mr Oleg Trokhimchuk Counsel, Attorney at Law
Ms Alla Tsymanovska  photo Ms Alla Tsymanovska Attorney at Law
Ms Anneta Yakusheva  photo Ms Anneta Yakusheva Attorney at Law
Number of lawyers : 57
at this office : 40
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Contacts : Mikhail Ilyashev (managing partner)
Contacts : Roman Marchenko (senior partner)
Other offices : Dnipro
Other offices : Kharkiv
Other offices : Odesa
Other offices : Simferopol
Other offices : Moscow
Other offices : Tallinn

CLIENT: Chairman of the Board

COMPANY/FIRM: The largest European manufacturer of flexible packaging materials

TESTIMONIAL: The quality of the legal expertise is beyond compare. More importantly, Firm’s advice over the years has proved to be sound. 


CLIENT: Head of Legal Department

COMPANY/FIRM: The biggest manufacturer of nitrogen fertilizers in Ukraine

TESTIMONIAL: Ilyashev & Partners acts like a business partner. Firm’s management thinks outside the box, it’s a rare quality for Ukrainian market.


CLIENT: Head of Legal Department

COMPANY/FIRM: Ukrainian state-owned aircraft manufacturing company

TESTIMONIAL: Ilyashev & Partners are great technicians as it relates to the law. The firm has outstandingly dedicated and very knowledgeable team.


CLIENT: Head of Legal Department

COMPANY/FIRM: One of the largest banks of Kazakhstan

TESTIMONIAL: Ilyashev & Partners is a big law firm with lots of resources and very service-oriented stuff. They are our first choice when seeking reliable legal advice.


CLIENT: Chairman of the Board

COMPANY/FIRM: The principal maritime operator of Ukraine

TESTIMONIAL: Ilyashev & Partners has the strongest dispute resolution team of lawyers in the country. We engaged them for high-value international disputes and arbitrations.


CLIENT: Head of Legal Department

COMPANY/FIRM: The biggest Eastern European titanium dioxide producer

TESTIMONIAL: Ilyashev & Partners has excellent knowledge of our market and a very professional output, which allows them to handle extremely challenging and complex issues with impressive accuracy and expertise.