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Ilyashev & Partners
04053 KYIV

Work Department

Kyiv Office // Intellectual Property, Corporate and M&A , ТМТ, Advertising & Marketing, Pharmaceuticals


Counsel, Attorney at Law


  • Since 2019 – Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Counsel, Attorney at law
  • 2014-2019 – Sayenko Kharenko Law Firm, Partner, Attorney at law
  • 2002-2014 – Asters Law Firm, Partner, Attorney at law
  • 1992-2002 – Ukrainian Law Group Law Firm, Partner, Attorney at law
  • 1989-1992 – Truskavets City Administration, Legal Counsel
  • 1988-1989 – Mykolaiv City Administration, Legal Counsel


Recommended as the leading individual in Intellectual Property, Commercial and Corporate Law, M&A by The Legal 500 – EMEA 2017-2019
Listed among leading lawyers in Intellectual Property, Corporate Law, M&A, Advertising, Labor Law by Best Lawyers International 2019-2020
Listed among the world’s leading trademark professionals by WTR 1000 2018-2019
Named IP Star by Managing IP Stars 2018-2019
Listed among the best lawyers in Franchising according to international rating Who’s Who Legal 2018
Listed among the recommended lawyers in Intellectual Property and Information Technology by Ukrainian Law Firms 2018


Ukrainian, Russian, English


  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property
  • Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance
  • Ukrainian Bar Association
  • Competition Commission of the Ukrainian Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce, Co-Chair


Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Faculty of Law (Specialist Degree in Laws)

Lawyer Rankings

Ukraine > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Oleksandr PadalkaIlyashev & Partners

Ilyashev & Partners has expanded its IP practice with the recruitment of the experienced Oleksandr Padalka as counsel from Sayenko Kharenko. The practice led by litigator Mikhail Ilyashev also includes the highly regarded Irina Kirichenko and acts for large multinationals such as Kraft Heinz Company and Xiaomi. Known predominantly for its strong IP litigation capability, the firm is expanding its commercial IP expertise to handle the management of IP portfolios, trade mark and patent prosecution, enforcement, franchising and licensing.

Ukraine > Competition

Noted for its ‘strong industry expertise and knowledge of local regulations‘, Ilyashev & Partners advises on merger clearances, concerted practices, unfair competition and abuse of dominance cases, and the competition aspects of commercial agreements and public procurement. Newly promoted partner Oleksandr Fefelov leads the practice, which counts Ukrainian and international companies such as Antonov and Xiaomi among its clients. Oleksandr Padalka joined as counsel from Sayenko Kharenko in August 2019.

Ukraine > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Oleksandr Padalka Ilyashev & Partners 

Ilyashev & Partners hired the experienced Oleksandr Padalka from Sayenko Kharenko to further strengthen its corporate and M&A practice, which is led by Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko. The firm is known for its ‘efficient, commercial and client-focused advice‘ and its work includes advising on outbound investments by Ukrainian companies, the exit of foreign investors from Ukraine and inbound investments by large corporates. It handles a good flow of corporate structuring and restructuring, M&A, share deals and shareholders’ matters. The ‘very experienced‘ Yevgen Solovyov is now a partner and counsel Leonid Gilevich is recommended.