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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’ capability is based on one of the largest teams of professionals, including 14 partners and more than 60 attorneys.
Asters is the inaugural 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 Yuridicheskaya Practika Weekly and Kommersant Ukraine.
Asters is a holder of the 2012 Client Service Law Firm of the Year — Ukraine Award from Chambers Europe and also a two time holder of International Law Office Client Choice Award for Ukraine. The firm is highly recommended in Ukraine by major international reviews, including IFLR1000, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, The Legal 500 and PLC Which Lawyer? Asters’ 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 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, IP, international trade, labor 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.
Asters’ attorneys regularly handle a variety of complex matters and the largest transactions for multinational corporations and major local companies, including, inter alia, GlaxoSmithKline, Sopharma, S.C. Johnson & Son, The Boeing Company, Coca-Cola, Compagnie Gervais Danone, General Electric Energy, Glencore International AG, ED & F Man, L’Oreal Ukraine, Lukoil Finance, News Corp., Nissan Motor, Nokia Corporation, Novartis AG, Philip Morris, RusAL, Shell, Siemens AG, and many others.
The firm represents the world’s leading financial institutions, including EBRD, World Bank, IFC, Barclays Capital, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, HSBC, ING Bank, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Swedbank AB, and UBS Investment Bank.
Asters is an exclusive Ukrainian member of professional networks such as World Services Group, L2B Aviation, Biolegis, IsFin and Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance, and the only Ukrainian law firm which is the exclusive Warsaw Stock Exchange IPO Partner.