Asters has been ranked No. 1 Law Firm in Ukraine according to the 50 Leading Law Firms annual rating published on 4 December 2018 by Legal Practice weekly.
The research underlines the dynamic pace of the firm's development, its highest reputation among peers and involvement in the most essential transactions of 2018. In particular, Asters has been acknowledged by the market rivals as No. 1 Law Firm and as the best one in Antitrust and Corporate practices of law. Asters' Antitrust practice remains an absolute leader by the number of successfully completed transactions advising clients in 15 out of 21 largest public deals in the field of the antitrust law.
"Reaching the top of the 50 leading law firms list by Legal Practice weekly, one of the most reputable national legal media, highlights Asters' utmost reputation among our clients and peers," – comments Asters Co-Managing Partner Oleksiy Didkovskiy – "This recognition is a strong evidence that we have taken the right course to enhance our professional expertise and competitive edge."
"Rankings are a good indicator of whether you are on the right track as a firm and whether you successfully adjust to ever growing challenges and competition. We are happy that Legal Practice's recent research confirmed that we are on the right track in our tense professional race" – Serhii Sviriba, Co-Managing Partner of Asters, points out – "I would like to thank each of Asters' 230 employees for the hard work and commitment as this and all other Asters' recognitions result from the team's joint effort."
The annual ranking 50 Leading Law Firms of Ukraine is a result of the comprehensive independent survey of the Ukrainian legal market carried out since 1997 by Legal Practice weekly. The ranking is based on a number of criteria, including the revenue for the last 12 months, number of lawyers, financial efficiency, reputation within legal community, completed transactions and litigation cases. The full list of 50 leading law firms in Ukraine is available at top50.com.ua.
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Asters is the largest law firm in Ukraine with offices in Kyiv, Washington D.C. and Brussels. Chambers Europe 2018 recognizes 22 lawyers of Asters – the largest number of the renowned practitioners in a single Ukrainian law firm.