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Ilyashev & Partners

Work +380 44 494 1919
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Dnipro, Kharkiv, Kiev, Moscow, Simferopol, Tallinn

Mikhail Ilyashev

Work +380 44 494 1919
Ilyashev & Partners

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Attorney at Law, Managing Partner, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine


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


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.


Ukrainian, Russian, English


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


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


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

At Ilyashev & Partners, Mikhail Ilyashev, who is ‘a distinguished lawyer with a huge reputation’, and the ‘well-respectedRoman Marchenko are the key names. Marchenko advised agribusiness Creative Group on a $711m loan refinancing. BTA Bank is also a client.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Mikhail Ilyashev - Ilyashev & Partners

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Ilyashev & Partners is ‘one of the best’ in the market and its ‘very sophisticated M&A experts’ include Mikhail Ilyashev and Roman Marchenko. The team acted for multinational food group Danone on the merger of Unimilk with Danone Dnipro.

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Within: Competition

At Ilyashev & Partners, managing partner Mikhail Ilyashev and anti-trust practice head Oleksandr Fefelov act for clients including BTA Bank, ArcelorMittal and Antonov.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Mikhail Ilyashev - Ilyashev & Partners

Within: Dispute resolution

At Ilyashev & Partners, Roman Marchenko, who is ‘one of Ukraine’s top litigators’, acted for BTA Bank in a $10bn compensation claim against its former chairman. Mikhail Ilyashev is ‘extremely responsive and hardworking’.

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Within: Employment

Mikhail Ilyashev leads the practice at Ilyashev & Partners, which counts the Federation of Trade Unions and Hong Kong-based Cofco among its clients. Roman Marchenko handled labour disputes for Antonov.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Ilyashev & Partners’ practice head Irina Kirichenko has ‘a hands-on approach and is very commercial’. Mikhail Ilyashev acted for Grindeks (Latvia) in a trade mark dispute.

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Private client

Within: Private client

Ilyashev & Partners is known for its ‘personal service and professional standards’ across the full range of private client work. Mikhail Ilyashevhas profound and thorough knowledge’ and Roman Marchenko is ‘erudite and persuasive’.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Ilyashev & Partners fields a team of ‘first-class attorneys with strong business acumen’ such as Mikhail Ilyashev, who ‘grasps the full picture quickly’, and Roman Marchenko. The latter advised developers on protecting rights to land plots worth over $1bn.

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