Asters is a full-service independent national law firm that has maintained a strong presence in Ukraine since 1995. The Firm provides efficient transactional legal advice and represents clients on a broad spectrum of matters arising in the course of doing business in Ukraine. Asters combines established world-class quality, international recognition and strong local presence.
Asters is the winner of the 2014 Law Firm of the Year: Ukraine and the CIS award by The Lawyer and No. 1 law firm in Ukraine according to the 2011, 2012 and 2013 Top 50 Law Firms Annual National Ranking by Legal Practice Weekly and Kommersant Ukraine. Asters has been consistently included in the best 3 law firms in Ukraine for the last 10 years by Legal Practice Weekly.
Asters is a holder of the 2012 Client Service Law Firm of the Year – Ukraine Award from Chambers Europe and a two time holder of International Law Office Client Choice Award for Ukraine. The Firm is also highly recommended in Ukraine by major international reviews, including IFLR1000, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 and PLC Which Lawyer? Asters' partners and lawyers are distinguished by the world's best peer review-based surveys such as Best Lawyers, Expert Guides, and Who's Who Legal.
Asters offers a full range of legal services and keeps high reputation for its expertise in a wide array of practices, such as banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, competition and antitrust, dispute resolution, energy and resources, environment, family law, intellectual property, international trade, labour and employment, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, telecommunications, and white collar crime.
The Firm has extensive industry-specific experience and plays a leading role in advising clients in various market sectors, including agriculture, automotive, aviation, banking and finance, energy, infrastructure and transport, insurance, media and advertising, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, private equity, real estate and construction, retail and consumer goods, telecommunications and IT.
All Asters' attorneys received their Ukrainian law degrees from the best Ukrainian law schools and have developed problem-solving skills and experience from years of practicing business law. Most attorneys are fluent in English. A number of our lawyers earned LL.M degrees at prominent U.S. and European universities such as Yale Law School, Chicago Law School, Harvard and New York University, and have gained substantial international experience working at the leading international law firms in the US, UK and Ukraine.
- Year this Office was Established: 1995
- Lawyers Worldwide: 75
Languages: English, Russian, and Ukrainian