Asters

Address: Leonardo Business Center,
14th Floor, 19-21 Bohdana Khmelnytskoho Street,
Kyiv, 01030, Ukraine
Tel.: +380 44 230 6000
Fax: +380 44 230 6001
E-mail: info@asterslaw.com
Web-site: www.asterslaw.com

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.

For six consecutive years Asters has been ranked No. 1 Law Firm in Ukraine according to the Top 50 Annual National Rankings 2011–2016 conducted by Yuridicheskaya Practika Weekly. Asters was acknowledged as the Law Firm of the Decade by Ukraine’s Legal Awards 2016. Asters is a winner of the 2015 and 2014 Law Firm of the Year: Ukraine and the CIS award by The Lawyer, Ukraine Law Firm of the Year 2014 award by Who’s Who Legal, and two time holder of the International Law Office Client Choice Awards for Ukraine.

Asters offers a full range of legal services and maintains a 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, labor and employment, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, taxation, telecommunications, and white collar crime.

Shell, Coca-Cola, Philip Morris, L’Oreal Ukraine, GlaxoSmithKline, The Boeing Company, Siemens AG, S.C. Johnson & Son, Nokia Corporation, Sopharma, General Electric Energy, Glencore International AG, Deer & Co, Kodak Health Group, ED & F Man, Marathon Oil, News Corp., Nissan Motor, Novartis AG, Telenor, Thyssen Krupp Elevator, as well as many other multinational corporations and major local companies are clients for which Asters’ attorneys regularly handle a variety of complex matters and the largest transactions.

Asters is an exclusive Ukrainian member of professional networks such as World Services Group, L2B Aviation, Biolegis, Legalink and Energy Law Group, and is a long-standing member, both at corporate and individual level, of numerous professional associations, chambers of commerce, business associations, and international and local bar associations.

Asters’ 120-strong staff offers clients a mix of deep local awareness and substantial international experience. Asters’ lawyers received law degrees from the best European, Ukrainian and US law schools, including Yale, Harvard, Chicago, and California University. In 2016 Asters was recognized among the 20 best employers in Ukraine according to research by the weekly magazine Focus.

Asters’ corporate social responsibility strategy is aimed at providing valuable input to the development of Ukraine. In 2016 EBA-Asters Legal School, one of Asters’ CSR initiatives, was recognized one of the best CSR projects on the Ukrainian legal market according to the results of the National CSR Business Cases Contest.